Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, July 15 2014
Jul 15, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, July 15 2014

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First up, Marvin Ammori, a lawyer and internet policy expert, talks about what’s next in the net neutrality debate after the end of the FCC’s public comment period. Plus, a look at Home Depot’s plans to sell 3D printers for $1400 to $3000 dollars each -- Who's buying them, and why? What do they print? Finally, Topher White, CEO and founder of Rainforest Connection, talks about using recycled cell phones to monitor for the sound of illegal logging.

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Cellphones as logging detectors

Jul 15, 2014
An entrepreneur looks to fight illegal loggers, one used cellphone at a time.
This photo taken on November 13, 2013 shows a timber company worker carrying a chainsaw in the forests of Berau, East Kalimantan, in Indonesia. A new app looks to use cellphones to detect illegal loggers. 
(BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Google and Novartis are teaming up

Jul 15, 2014
First there was Google Glass. Now, there might be Google contact lenses.

First up, Marvin Ammori, a lawyer and internet policy expert, talks about what’s next in the net neutrality debate after the end of the FCC’s public comment period. Plus, a look at Home Depot’s plans to sell 3D printers for $1400 to $3000 dollars each — Who’s buying them, and why? What do they print? Finally, Topher White, CEO and founder of Rainforest Connection, talks about using recycled cell phones to monitor for the sound of illegal logging.

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