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Jan 22, 2015

Marketplace for Thursday, January 22, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, January 22, 2015: Google is reportedly making deals with T-Mobile and Sprint to sell wireless plans directly to customers. We examine how this might work and how much disruption it might cause in the industry. Plus, a broken pipeline in North Dakota that's spilled millions of gallons of wastewater underscores a big cost of the fracking boom – the huge amounts of wastewater from wells that must be disposed of.

 

Segments From this episode

The State of the (Film) Union

Jan 22, 2015
Critic is mixed about "American Sniper," comments on Oscar nominations and "Selma."

What’s QE and the ECB got to do with you and me?

Jan 22, 2015
How "quantitative easing" and "European Central Bank" may bring cash to U.S. shores.

Google could be your next wireless carrier

Jan 22, 2015
Google may be making deals with T-Mobile, Sprint to sell its own wireless service.

Striving to get to 'HIV zero'

Jan 22, 2015
Washington, D.C., and other cities are making inroads against spread of HIV/AIDS.

The euro is dropping, but airfares aren't

Jan 22, 2015
Planning an inexpensive trip to Europe? Better research airfares first.
A Virgin Atlantic passenger plane comes in for a landing at Heathrow Airport.
(Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft's new holographic headset augments reality

Jan 22, 2015
Microsoft is in virtual reality market now thanks to a headset called HoloLens.

Auto industry's dirty little secret: Fake engine noise

Jan 22, 2015
Drivers want vroom-vroom with their MPGs. Enter the "Soundaktor."

Airing on Thursday, January 22, 2015: Google is reportedly making deals with T-Mobile and Sprint to sell wireless plans directly to customers. We examine how this might work and how much disruption it might cause in the industry. Plus, a broken pipeline in North Dakota that’s spilled millions of gallons of wastewater underscores a big cost of the fracking boom – the huge amounts of wastewater from wells that must be disposed of.

 

Music from the episode

War Zone JR JR
Cirrus Bonobo
Through the Fear Cult of Youth