Marketplace Tech

with Ben Johnson

02/09/17: The rise of fake news in France

Turns out elections in France also have to deal with issues over fake news. Mark Deen, deputy bureau chief in Bloomberg's Paris bureau, joins us to talk about how Google and Facebook are trying to stop the spread of these stories. Next, we'll discuss how computer vision works, and then look at what smartwatches have in common with the Austin Powers movies. 

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Marketplace Tech®, hosted by Ben Brock Johnson, tackles the business behind the technology that’s obsessing us and changing our lives. With the listener in mind, this weekday segment examines everything from video games and robots to consumer protection and space travel.