The internet without Google and Facebook
Apr 8, 2019

The internet without Google and Facebook

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We take a look beyond China's Great Firewall. But first: This is shaping up to be the biggest year for IPOs since the dot-com boom. We look at how investing has changed since then. Plus: Paying taxes in bitcoin?

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Ohio experiments with bitcoin tax payments

Apr 8, 2019
The state treasurer's office is trying something new.
A window display at the Blockland Solutions Conference in Cleveland this past December.
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Undocumented workers in Wyoming struggle to get workers' comp

Apr 8, 2019
Wyoming is the state with the most dangerous workplaces.
Attorney Steven Dwyer said more undocumented workers are seeking his help with cases related to workers' compensation for on-the-job injuries, including one worker who is $17,000 in debt from medical bills incurred after he fell off a roof.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

China's Googleless internet remains vibrant

Apr 8, 2019
Many U.S. tech firms are blocked, but there are homegrown equivalents inside the "Great Firewall."
The Google logo is reflected in windows of the company's China head office as the Chinese national flag flies in Beijing in 2010.
Li Xin/AFP/Getty Images

The business of second chances

Apr 8, 2019
When a business files for bankruptcy in today's economy, what happens?
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How does this year's wave of IPOs compare to 1999's?

Apr 8, 2019
The social-networking site Pinterest has set a price range for its initial public offering. At the peak price of $17 per share, the company would be worth a little over $11 billion, down from an estimate of $12 billion last year. Pinterest is part of this year’s wave of IPOs, which started with Lyft last […]
Microsoft Corporation stock information is seen at the NASDAQ stock exchange in 1999.
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Music from the episode

Wonton Medeski, Martin & Wood
Blacklight Riddim Dre Skull
Weary Solange
Red Bull & Hennessy Jenny Lewis

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer