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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Apr 8, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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Windows XP support dies today. And we've been talking about the popular Microsoft operating system for weeks. The number of cash machines that run on it. The number of home computers it lives on. And the business that won't let it go. But do we really need giant operating systems anymore? Plus, the HBO show that has tech people talking is Silicon Valley. The new series takes aim at the financial highs and socially awkward lows of the Tech Industry. One of the show's creators, Alec Berg, joins us to talk about finding humor in Silicon Valley's startup culture.

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HBO heads to Silicon Valley

Apr 8, 2014
HBO's Silicon Valley finds humor in the life of a great startup.

Windows XP support dies today. And we’ve been talking about the popular Microsoft operating system for weeks. The number of cash machines that run on it. The number of home computers it lives on. And the business that won’t let it go. But do we really need giant operating systems anymore? Plus, the HBO show that has tech people talking is Silicon Valley. The new series takes aim at the financial highs and socially awkward lows of the Tech Industry. One of the show’s creators, Alec Berg, joins us to talk about finding humor in Silicon Valley’s startup culture.

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