Marketplace Tech for Thursday, December 11, 2014
Dec 11, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, December 11, 2014

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First up, host Ben Johnson talks to Marketplace's Adriene Hill about the Hour of Code and adopting coding in classrooms. And Katharyn White, VP of IBM Global Business Services, talks about the Passenger + app as part of a partnership with Apple. Plus, Mike Isaac, technology reporter at the New York Times, on claims that Uber’s background check policies are not as rigorous as Uber claims they are.

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Coding in classrooms

Dec 11, 2014
It's Computer Science Education Week, and kids are trying their hand at coding.

First up, host Ben Johnson talks to Marketplace’s Adriene Hill about the Hour of Code and adopting coding in classrooms. And Katharyn White, VP of IBM Global Business Services, talks about the Passenger + app as part of a partnership with Apple. Plus, Mike Isaac, technology reporter at the New York Times, on claims that Uber’s background check policies are not as rigorous as Uber claims they are.

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