Marketplace Tech for Friday, May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Friday, May 22, 2015

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Airing on Friday, May 22, 2015: First up on today's show, Neil MacDonald, vice president and analyst at Gartner research, talks about Hewlett-Packard’s quarterly earnings. Plus, a "leap second" will be added to global timekeeping on June 30th, and while it's not quite Y2K, it’s causing a stir. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission wants exchanges to submit a plan of action by tomorrow. But globally, exchanges are taking different approaches to dealing with this extra second, which is potentially problematic. And how well have you kept up with the week in tech news? It's time for Silicon Tally! This week, host Ben Johnson takes on Dan Lyons, a tech journalist and writer for season two of HBO’s Silicon Valley.

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Silicon Tally: Hashtag POTUS

May 22, 2015
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?

The 'leap second' — another Y2K moment?

May 22, 2015
Time will stand still for some financial exchanges preparing for the addition.

Airing on Friday, May 22, 2015: First up on today’s show, Neil MacDonald, vice president and analyst at Gartner research, talks about Hewlett-Packard’s quarterly earnings. Plus, a “leap second” will be added to global timekeeping on June 30th, and while it’s not quite Y2K, it’s causing a stir. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission wants exchanges to submit a plan of action by tomorrow. But globally, exchanges are taking different approaches to dealing with this extra second, which is potentially problematic. And how well have you kept up with the week in tech news? It’s time for Silicon Tally! This week, host Ben Johnson takes on Dan Lyons, a tech journalist and writer for season two of HBO’s Silicon Valley.

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