Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Apr 2, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, April 2, 2013

HTML EMBED:
COPY

Facebook is only saying that it will have a 'significant mobile-focused announcement' on Thursday. Published reports suggest a custom mobile phone that comes in one flavor -- Facebook -- is on the way. But will the device be made in partnership with HTC, as is rumored? Or will it be something else?

Segments From this episode

'Facebook Home'? A new Facebook flavored smartphone

Apr 2, 2013
Lindsey Turrentine, editor-in-chief of CNET Reviews joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to discuss what a Facebook smartphone would look like and why it might sell.

Nursing exams keep pace with health care tech advances

Apr 2, 2013
It helps to be up on the latest tech if you want to be a registered nurse. This week the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is rolling out a new update to its nurse licensing exam.

NASA trailer to be shown before 'Star Trek: Into Darkness'

Apr 2, 2013
The only thing better than a captive audience is a friendly one. So it makes sense that ahead of the new Star Trek movie, there will be a message from America's real life space explorers.

Facebook is only saying that it will have a ‘significant mobile-focused announcement’ on Thursday. Published reports suggest a custom mobile phone that comes in one flavor — Facebook — is on the way. But will the device be made in partnership with HTC, as is rumored? Or will it be something else?

The future of this podcast starts with you.

Every day, Molly Wood and the “Tech” team demystify the digital economy with stories that explore more than just “Big Tech.” We’re committed to covering topics that matter to you and the world around us, diving deep into how technology intersects with climate change, inequity, and disinformation.

As part of a nonprofit newsroom, we’re counting on listeners like you to keep this public service paywall-free and available to all.

Support “Marketplace Tech” in any amount today and become a partner in our mission.