Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Feb 17, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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Airing on Tuesday, February 17, 2015: First up on today's show, we'll talk to Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of CNET.com, about the FAA’s proposed drone regulations and the privacy issues that go with them. Plus, the Internet has made crafting a lucrative business-and not just for selling goods. We look at a company that is attracting big money to the online world of crafting education. We'll also talk to Issa Rae, who created and stars in The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, about making the transition from a web series to broadcast television.

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To get to Hollywood, make a left at YouTube

Feb 17, 2015
Issa Rae talks about how her online success got her to HBO.

Want to get crafty? Help is only a click away

Feb 17, 2015
A website offering crafting tutorials is attracting students and venture capital.

Airing on Tuesday, February 17, 2015: First up on today’s show, we’ll talk to Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of CNET.com, about the FAA’s proposed drone regulations and the privacy issues that go with them. Plus, the Internet has made crafting a lucrative business-and not just for selling goods. We look at a company that is attracting big money to the online world of crafting education. We’ll also talk to Issa Rae, who created and stars in The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, about making the transition from a web series to broadcast television.

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