Tech Tent: Business and Technology

Tech Tent: Business and Technology

Business and Technology news from the BBC's technology desk. Tech entrepreneurs and experts give their take on the big topics of the week. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones. Broadcast every Friday at 16:30 GMT.

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Recent episodes (4)

  • Tech Tent 63: Retro Computers

    Fri, 27 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    Broadcast from the UK's Centre for Computing History museum in the university city of Cambridge. We look at the past, and consider the future, of computing. Dave Lee reports on whether games publishers are missing out on a massive opportunity to bring back, and profit from, their old titles. And researchers from Imperial Colleage London show us medical technology that might allow us to upgrade our bodies. Phil Cox of Silicon Valley Bank gives his view on whether such medical technology is ripe for Silicon Valley investment. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones.

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  • Tech Tent 62: Spinning the Tech Globe

    Fri, 20 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    18 days remaining

    We take a truly global look at the world of technology this week, with reports from Leo Kelion from Switzerland on how traditional watchmakers are responding to the rise of smart watches, and Jane Wakefield at the TED conference in Vancouver on the next generation of 3D printers. We also hear from Japan's biggest messaging app about censorship in China, and hear about Cuba's first free wifi hotspot from Will Grant in Havana. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones.

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  • Tech Tent 61: The Apple Watch is coming

    Fri, 13 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    Apple's smart watch goes on sale next month. Olivia Solon, technology editor of the Daily Mirror, tells us what she thinks, and whether it will revolutionise the wearables market. Dr Max Little from Aston University tells us how smartphones are helping medical research, and Craig Wilson, boss of Williams Advanced Engineering, talks about putting Formula 1 technology into buses and trams. Jane Wakefield and Matt Wall also have the latest news from the online tech desk.

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  • Tech Tent 60: Mobile World Congress 2015

    Fri, 6 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    Samsung and Huawei launch a new flagship phone and a smart watch. Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai on why his company is making little impact in phones and wearables. John Chen of Blackberry insists he can turn around the company but admits "nothing is sacred" in deciding whether to continue making handsets. Plus the impact of mobile tech in Africa with our special guest Dr Precious Lunga from the telecoms provider Econet Wireless. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with Leo Kelion and Dave Lee from the BBC Online tech desk.

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