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Marketplace for Wednesday, May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Marketplace for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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HP is spinning off its spin-off, Buzzfeed's podcast expert is striking out on her own and Gawker has found a new adversary in its legal fight with Hulk Hogan.

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Does the world need more podcasts?

May 25, 2016
Producer Jenna Weiss Berman bets "yes."
Jenna Weiss Berman (center) accepts the Grand Award for Podcast with Liz Watson and Eleanor Kagan onstage during the 41st Annual Gracie Awards on May 24, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.
Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Alliance for Women in Media

EPA getting authority to review chemicals for safety

May 25, 2016
A bill passed by the House would be the first major environmental law in 25 years.
 A worker at Sohn's French Cleaners, which uses eco-friendly chemicals to dry clean clothes, presses shirts in 2007 in San Francisco.  A proposed law would give the Environmental Protection Agency the authority to evaluate whether certain chemicals should remain on the market. These chemicals include Trichloroethylene, which is typically used in dry cleaning, protective coating and industrial greasers.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Kids won’t eat their apples? Try slicing them

May 25, 2016
Researchers from Cornell University found slicing apples boosts consumption by 70 percent.
Richie Girardin/Creative Commons

Hewlett-Packard is spinning off its spin-off

May 25, 2016
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is selling off its services arm.
Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard, rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on November 2, 2015, when HP spun off Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Silicon Valley is under a harsh spotlight

May 25, 2016
The tech industry's top names come under scrutiny.
Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel speaks with Caroline Daniel from the Financial Times at the 2014 Web Summit in 2014. Recent reports say the prominent tech leader has been bankrolling Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against online publication Gawker.
Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

The Internet is just "the internet" now

May 25, 2016
The New York Times and Associated Press won't capitalize it anymore.
Paleofuture via Giphy

HP is spinning off its spin-off, Buzzfeed’s podcast expert is striking out on her own and Gawker has found a new adversary in its legal fight with Hulk Hogan.

Music from the episode

Walking On A Dream Empire of the Sun
Juicy The Notorious B.I.G.
Can I Kick It? A Tribe Called Quest
Something Good Can Work Two Door Cinema Club