Monday through Friday, Marketplace demystifies the digital economy in less than 10 minutes. We look past the hype and ask tough questions about an industry that’s constantly changing.
When cellphones fail, landlines are still a lifeline
Want to quit your smartphone?
Would you trust a cancer screening by artificial intelligence?
Vibrating suits offer a new way to experience music
A $7 trillion chips moonshot, AI-fueled cyberattacks, and Disney’s bet on gaming
How a comprehensive federal privacy law could protect kids online
Dating apps can get pretty intimate with your data
In spite of plummeting valuation, 23andMe still aims to pivot into biotech
For Uvalde families, social media is a tool to share grief and energize advocacy
What does it take to protect children online?
The Department of Energy will track energy used in crypto mining
Pumped-storage hydropower could help renewable energy flow
Apple’s Vision Pro is finally here. What took so long?
Tech CEOs grilled by Congress, Microsoft still leads in AI, and Neuralink touts its human brain implant
What the “grief tech” industry says about how we navigate loss
The many battles in the lithium and critical minerals revolution
More people are buying EVs, but there aren’t enough mechanics to fix them
Why carbon capture isn’t a magic bullet solution to the climate crisis
Layoffs continue, Silicon Valley renews romance with Middle East money and why Netflix is retiring its no-ads basic tier