Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Jul 30, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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First, we talk to Nate Elliot, Analyst at  Forrester, about Twitter’s Q2 earnings report. Then, Nancy Marshall-Genzer examines the video game industry’s entry into the Washington lobbying game.  Game companies are weighing in on such issues as online privacy, videogame violence and net neutrality. And when it comes to influencing legislation, they have a secret weapon: millions of committed and politically active gamers.  Finally, Syed Karim, CEO of Outernet, talks about building an internet network from low-cost, miniature satellites.

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The contents of the internet, via satellite

Jul 30, 2014
A new project aims to democratize the spread of information.

First, we talk to Nate Elliot, Analyst at  Forrester, about Twitter’s Q2 earnings report. Then, Nancy Marshall-Genzer examines the video game industry’s entry into the Washington lobbying game.  Game companies are weighing in on such issues as online privacy, videogame violence and net neutrality. And when it comes to influencing legislation, they have a secret weapon: millions of committed and politically active gamers.  Finally, Syed Karim, CEO of Outernet, talks about building an internet network from low-cost, miniature satellites.

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