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Today we look at why people put themselves in danger in West Africa to help fight Ebola -- especially when they know they could be quarantined for 21 days when they return home. Plus, Apple’s mobile wallet, Apple Pay, was disabled from Rite Aid and CVS stores one week after its launch. What’s at stake? As the fallout continues, what will the impact of this failed deal be on Apple and the stores involved?

Segments From this episode

How do actors make money off residuals?

Oct 24, 2014
Lisa Kudrow still makes money off "Smelly Cat," and more about how actors get paid.

The invisible labor that keeps Facebook clean

Oct 27, 2014
Wired reporter Adrian Chen talks about the push against violence and nude selfies.

The Ebola fight's HR problem

Oct 27, 2014
How do groups recruit healthcare workers who are needed to contain the outbreak?

Why did Rite Aid and CVS block Apple Pay?

Oct 27, 2014
Apple's mobile wallet takes a hit in the battle for mobile payment dominance

Caught the common cold? You have everyone to blame

Oct 27, 2014
News of 'things you're way more likely to catch than Ebola.'

Delia Ephron: "Nora always said we shared half a brain"

Oct 27, 2014
The author and screenwriter shares a few of her numerical neuroses.

Today we look at why people put themselves in danger in West Africa to help fight Ebola — especially when they know they could be quarantined for 21 days when they return home. Plus, Apple’s mobile wallet, Apple Pay, was disabled from Rite Aid and CVS stores one week after its launch. What’s at stake? As the fallout continues, what will the impact of this failed deal be on Apple and the stores involved?

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