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Marketplace Tech for Friday, May 27, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the court battle between Google and Oracle over APIs; play this week's Silicon Tally with New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo; and dive into the news that Microsoft and Facebook are joining forces to build the highest-capacity subsea internet cable ever.

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, May 26, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about needed tech updates for the government; the news that billionaire Peter Thiel has been funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker for publishing a sex tape featuring Hogan; and self-repairing material.

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about Pebble's foray into Kickstarter; a startup that pairs Syrian refugees with people around the world who want to speak Arabic; and Twitter's changes to its 140-character limit.

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, May 24, 2016

On today's show, we'll check in to see how restructuring efforts at Hewlett Packard and IBM have affected each company; interview author Thomas Davenport about his new book "Only Humans Need Apply," which argues that the future of business success will require machine-human collaboration; and meet the man behind Google Doodle, Ryan Germick.

Marketplace Tech for Monday, May 23, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about a possible vote from European regulators to make video streaming more like broadcast television; North Carolina's startup scene; and auditory invisible cloaks.

Marketplace Tech for Friday, May 20, 2016

On today's show, we're coming to you from the music, art and technology festival Moogfest in Durham, North Carolina. We'll talk about Google's I/O developer conference, where the company has announced its plans to tackle everything from messaging services to home assistants; listen to the complexity of video game music; and play this week's Silicon Tally with Pierce Freelon, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, May 19, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about Google's new messaging app, Allo; a study from Pew Research on the gig economy that reveals Uber and the like aren't as ubiquitous as you might think; and a movie about Tetris that has secured $80 million in funding.

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about efforts from Apple to expand its products in India; interview the president of Lyft, John Zimmer, about background checks for drivers and the company's push for self-driving vehicles; and take a look at a tiny robot that could one day perform surgical procedures.

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, May 17, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the launch of Otto, a startup that's in the game of self-driving vehicles; how to increase diversity in the tech industry; and the latest smart tech for your garden.

Marketplace Tech for Monday, May 16, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about more relaxed investment rules from the Securities and Exchange Commission; what the ongoing Verizon strike tells us about the changing telecom landscape; and Google's developer's conference, where the tech company is expected to unveil a competitor to Amazon Echo.

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