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Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mar 26, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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King, the company that makes the wildly addictive mobile game Candy Crush, has its initial public offering today. The company's been valued at as much as $7.6 billion. But like so many 80s bands you've heard and never heard of, King might be a bit of a one hit wonder. Beyond the company's big game are the lesser knowns worth the dollar bills? Plus, the story behind the eight foot tall robots directing traffic in Kinshasa.

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Robo... traffic cop?

Mar 26, 2014
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, two large robots have been installed to control traffic

King, the company that makes the wildly addictive mobile game Candy Crush, has its initial public offering today. The company’s been valued at as much as $7.6 billion. But like so many 80s bands you’ve heard and never heard of, King might be a bit of a one hit wonder. Beyond the company’s big game are the lesser knowns worth the dollar bills? Plus, the story behind the eight foot tall robots directing traffic in Kinshasa.

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