Marketplace Tech for Thursday, November 27, 2014
Nov 27, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, November 27, 2014

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First up: European Union is voting Thursday on the extent to which Google can promote its own services in search results. Google has a 95 percent market share in Europe, and while today's vote is nonbinding, it could build momentum to break up the tech giant. Then we take a look inside the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, quite literally: how do they get those giant balloon characters filled up every year? Finally, Ben chats with the Atlantic's Alex Oosola about the way women of different races see opportunities in STEM fields.


First up: European Union is voting Thursday on the extent to which Google can promote its own services in search results. Google has a 95 percent market share in Europe, and while today’s vote is nonbinding, it could build momentum to break up the tech giant. Then we take a look inside the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, quite literally: how do they get those giant balloon characters filled up every year? Finally, Ben chats with the Atlantic’s Alex Oosola about the way women of different races see opportunities in STEM fields.

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