May 18, 2016

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about efforts from Apple to expand its products in India; interview the president of Lyft, John Zimmer, about background checks for drivers and the company's push for self-driving vehicles; and take a look at a tiny robot that could one day perform surgical procedures. 

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Apple and India looking to each other for growth

May 18, 2016
India still accounts for a small proportion of Apple sales, but the market is expanding rapidly. Indian officials would like Apple to do more high-tech production there.
Apple’s sales in India have been low, but CEO Tim Cook is looking to change that.
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Full interview: Lyft president on driverless cars, background checks

May 18, 2016
Lyft's John Zimmer has a vision for the future.
Lyft President John Zimmer
Courtesy of Lyft

On today’s show, we’ll talk about efforts from Apple to expand its products in India; interview the president of Lyft, John Zimmer, about background checks for drivers and the company’s push for self-driving vehicles; and take a look at a tiny robot that could one day perform surgical procedures. 

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