Marketplace Tech for Friday, December 6, 2013
Dec 6, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Friday, December 6, 2013

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Marketplace Tech concludes our Mind Games series this week with another look at the intersection of video games and mental health. You may remember yesterday we went to University of Southern California, where they're building virtual reality programs for soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder. Today we're going to a VA hospital in New York City where these programs are being administered.

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Your drone delivery has been dispatched: This week's Silicon Tally

Dec 6, 2013
1 billion, $.007, 200 million, 13 years, 3 months, 2 million, 2, 2 years, 20-30, 100 percent. Do you know what these numbers mean?

Go inside a virtual reality simulator used for treating PTSD

Dec 6, 2013
At a VA hospital in New York, veterans are being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder inside a virtual reality simulator.

President Obama isn't allowed to get a new iPhone for Christmas

Dec 6, 2013
President Obama revealed this week that he isn't allowed to have an iPhone. The Secret Service makes him stick to a BlackBerry.

Marketplace Tech concludes our Mind Games series this week with another look at the intersection of video games and mental health. You may remember yesterday we went to University of Southern California, where they’re building virtual reality programs for soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder. Today we’re going to a VA hospital in New York City where these programs are being administered.

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