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Feb 25, 2016

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Amid the government clashes with Apple, the cyber security job market is hot; a conversation with UC Berkeley's chancellor and the latest in our "Transaction" series.

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China struggles to reassure G20 delegates in Shanghai

Feb 25, 2016
A plunging stock market made it difficult for Chinese hosts to reassure the G20.

The business coaching industry is booming

Feb 25, 2016
Once a stigma, coaching in the corporate world now "almost a badge of honor."
A career coach reviews a job seeker's resume and interview skills during a Hiring Our Heroes job fair June 11, 2013, at the Washington, DC, Convention Center.
PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

The story behind UC Berkeley's $150 million deficit

Feb 25, 2016
A conversation with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks.
Students walk near Sather Tower on the University of California at Berkeley campus February 24, 2005 in Berkeley, California. 
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The Transaction: A tale of pizza and love

Feb 25, 2016
Marcos Menendez tells a story about a pizza purchase, a delivery boy, and love.
A customer walks in to a Pizza Hut restaurant during lunchtime on April 19, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Can you encrypt data? Then I've got a job for you!

Feb 25, 2016
The cybersecurity sector is experiencing a boom, and engineers are in high demand.
A protester holds up an iPhone that reads, 'No Entry' outside of the the Apple store on 5th Avenue on February 23, 2016 in New York City. Protesters gathered to support Apple's decision to resist the FBI's pressure to build a 'backdoor' to the iPhone of Syed Rizwan, one of the two San Bernardino shooters.
Bryan Thomas/Getty Images

Restoration Hardware blames the markets for a bad quarter

Feb 25, 2016
Consumers might be spending more on their homes, but not necessarily on furnishings.
General view during the Restoration Hardware Spring 2012 Launch at Restoration Hardware on March 22, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Todd Williamson/Getty Images For Restoration Hardware

The Ebola outbreak is over, but the hunt for a vaccine continues

Feb 25, 2016
How do you find a cure for a deadly diseases when you’ve been successful at stopping it?
At Emory University’s Hope Clinic in Atlanta, researchers are testing blood and plasma samples from people who received an experimental Ebola vaccine, now licensed to British drug company GlaxoSmithKline.
Michell Eloy/WABE

Amid the government clashes with Apple, the cyber security job market is hot; a conversation with UC Berkeley’s chancellor and the latest in our “Transaction” series.

Music from the episode

IDK Willow
Dungeon Sound Gramatik
Lost Weekend Pete Yorn
2 Atoms In A Molecule Noah And The Whale
Chasing Shadows Santigold
There Will Come A Time Noah And The Whale
Dream Weaver Gary Wright