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Marketplace Tech for Monday, May 19, 2014
May 19, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Monday, May 19, 2014

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NASA's Kennedy Space Center is inviting college students to build and design a robot that could work on Mars. We take a closer look at how competitions help foster innovation and can even bring ideas to market. Plus, more on the challenges of securing hardware and whether or not the NSA's tampering with Cisco routers will be bad for business. Also, David Cole, a programmer who helped to build whitehouse.gov and is now running for congress in New Jersey, joins us to talk about the changing role of technology in government.

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May 19, 2014
Dave Cole is a computer programmer running for U.S. Congress.

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center is inviting college students to build and design a robot that could work on Mars. We take a closer look at how competitions help foster innovation and can even bring ideas to market. Plus, more on the challenges of securing hardware and whether or not the NSA’s tampering with Cisco routers will be bad for business. Also, David Cole, a programmer who helped to build whitehouse.gov and is now running for congress in New Jersey, joins us to talk about the changing role of technology in government.

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