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 15:00 GMT (16:00 BST).

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              • Tech Tent 71: Everybody's Internet

                Fri, 22 May 15

                Duration:
                24 mins

                Available:
                27 days remaining

                Mark Surman from the Mozilla Foundation defends the principle of an open internet at Quartz magazine's Next Billion event in London while Joyce Kim of Stellar.org describes how the principles underlying the workings of the net could be applied to the world's financial industry. Also, is Spotify's revamp a brave leap or a defence against Apple's forthcoming entry into their market? And, the technology that lets you share files using sounds. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with special guest Cate Sevilla, Managing Editor of BuzzFeed UK.

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              • Tech Tent 70: Spy-wear?

                Fri, 15 May 15

                Duration:
                24 mins

                Available:
                20 days remaining

                Dr Chris Brauer from Goldsmiths, University of London, on how big brands want to sell us things via wearable devices. Bruce Schneier, security and privacy expert and author of the book "Data and Goliath", warns of the threat of companies and governments misusing data about us. Emily Bell, from the Tow Centre for Digital Journalism, on Verizon's buyout of AOL, and Facebook's instant articles. And Zoe Kleinman spends a night alone in a house full of robots. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with Fiona Graham and Dave Lee from the BBC Online tech desk.

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              • Tech Tent 69: Going Live

                Fri, 8 May 15

                Duration:
                24 mins

                Available:
                13 days remaining

                Do streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat present a copyright threat to traditional broadcasters and their exclusive shows? Also, Herman Narula of London-based startup Improbable on how he wants to make it easier to create virtual models of everything. We hear from Craig Shelburne of audio company Sonos on how his firm decided to take on the "patent trolls" and won. And Melanie Sevcenko reports on the popularity of online schooling in the US. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with special guest Blathnaid Healy, UK Editor of Mashable.

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              • Tech Tent 68: Energising Tech

                Fri, 1 May 15

                Duration:
                24 mins

                Available:
                6 days remaining

                Will Tesla CEO Elon Musk's new idea for home batteries to store solar power catch on? Do the week's torrid financial figures suggest the party's over for Twitter and most other social media platforms? Justin Waller of Vodafone on helping to restore communications in earthquake-hit Nepal. And the BBC's Health Editor Hugh Pym reports on the latest ideas for melding technology with medicine. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with special guest Shivvy Jervis, creator and host of the online innovation series Digital Futures.

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