Marketplace Tech for Monday, July 28, 2014
Jul 28, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Monday, July 28, 2014

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With Nissan releasing its earnings following the company’s announcement that owners of its electric car, the ‘Nissan Leaf,' will pay the surprisingly low price of $5,500 for a replacement battery, we look at how Nissan managed to keep the price so low, and if the move will pay off. Plus, we talk to Ibrahim Abdul-Matin about social media apps and other ways Muslims use technology during Ramadan.  Finally, we talk to Chiara Atik about voyeurism on Venmo, a mobile banking app.

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Mobile payments app offers a window on intimacy

Jul 28, 2014
A new payments app allows for a close look at the how and who of spending.

With Nissan releasing its earnings following the company’s announcement that owners of its electric car, the ‘Nissan Leaf,’ will pay the surprisingly low price of $5,500 for a replacement battery, we look at how Nissan managed to keep the price so low, and if the move will pay off. Plus, we talk to Ibrahim Abdul-Matin about social media apps and other ways Muslims use technology during Ramadan.  Finally, we talk to Chiara Atik about voyeurism on Venmo, a mobile banking app.

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