Marketplace Tech for Monday, August 11, 2014
Aug 11, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Monday, August 11, 2014

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First up, we talk to David Furth, Deputy Bureau Chief for the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, about text-to-911 proposals. Then, Matt Zoller Seitz, TV critic for New York Magazine and Vulture.com, talks about Facebook’s plans to take Oculus VR to Hollywood. Finally, we take a look at the increasing role of US lobbyists from the tech industry in Europe — they've descended on Brussels to lobby against strict new online privacy legislation members of the European parliament are considering.

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On bringing virtual reality to the movies

Aug 11, 2014
Exploring the potential--or pitfalls--of "interactive" film and TV storytelling

First up, we talk to David Furth, Deputy Bureau Chief for the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, about text-to-911 proposals. Then, Matt Zoller Seitz, TV critic for New York Magazine and Vulture.com, talks about Facebook’s plans to take Oculus VR to Hollywood. Finally, we take a look at the increasing role of US lobbyists from the tech industry in Europe — they’ve descended on Brussels to lobby against strict new online privacy legislation members of the European parliament are considering.

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