Marketplace Tech

with Ben Johnson

Marketplace Tech for Friday, August 29, 2014

First up, Alibaba is getting ready to go on the road. The company and its banks want to raise $20 billion, which means they need to generate interest to the tune of some $40 billion. That’s a colossal amount of money to raise. How will it change the company’s approach to the process? And how well have you kept up with the week in tech news? This week host Ben Johnson takes on Marketplace senior reporter Stacey Vanek Smith.

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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.