Marketplace Tech for Monday, August  25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Monday, August 25, 2014

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First, we look ahead to Microsoft’s unveiling of Windows 9. The OS is still an important cash cow to the company. Now that Satya Nadella has replaced Steve Ballmer as CEO, what will Windows 9 say about his vision? Then, Julie Äsk, Vice President at Forrester Research, talks about why so few people are downloading new mobile apps. Finally, Adrienne LaFrance, an editor and technology reporter at The Atlantic, joins us to talk about why Pandora has better diversity numbers than other Silicon Valley tech companies.

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Pandora near parity on gender stats

Aug 25, 2014
Pandora has surprised observers with its near-equal gender representation.
An event hosted by the San Francisco chapter of the Interactive Design Association at Pandora headquarters. Pandora has noticeably higher representation of women than other tech companies.  
(IxDASF/Flickr)

First, we look ahead to Microsoft’s unveiling of Windows 9. The OS is still an important cash cow to the company. Now that Satya Nadella has replaced Steve Ballmer as CEO, what will Windows 9 say about his vision? Then, Julie Äsk, Vice President at Forrester Research, talks about why so few people are downloading new mobile apps. Finally, Adrienne LaFrance, an editor and technology reporter at The Atlantic, joins us to talk about why Pandora has better diversity numbers than other Silicon Valley tech companies.

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