Marketplace Tech for Thursday, June 4, 2015
Jun 4, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, June 4, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, June 4, 2015: First up, we'll speak with Chester Wisniewski, Senior Security Advisor at Sophos, about why a simple line of characters sent in a text message can crash your phone. We'll also talk about how the women’s national teams are coming to the newest version of the FIFA franchise, 'FIFA-16.' We explain why this is a big development, and what it says about the importance of the women’s game in global soccer. We'll also talk to technologist Jeff Myers about dog-walking drones in the movie Back to the Future: Part 2.

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Why women are finally in the FIFA videogame

Jun 4, 2015
A PR success for FIFA in the virtual arena.

Airing on Thursday, June 4, 2015: First up, we’ll speak with Chester Wisniewski, Senior Security Advisor at Sophos, about why a simple line of characters sent in a text message can crash your phone. We’ll also talk about how the women’s national teams are coming to the newest version of the FIFA franchise, ‘FIFA-16.’ We explain why this is a big development, and what it says about the importance of the women’s game in global soccer. We’ll also talk to technologist Jeff Myers about dog-walking drones in the movie Back to the Future: Part 2.

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