Obama Lobbied Over Surveillance
Limit mass surveillance - top tech companies appeal to the US government. Also, plans to reign in the power of top US banks go to the vote.
Vinay Venkatraman in Copenhagen tells us about his quest to make technology more frugal. His team aims to give redundant technology a new lease of life and create electronic devices for some of the the poorest people in the world rather than the most affluent.
Plus, the French cultural attache in the United States tells us why modern French literature does not sell so well abroad.
We are also join by Alex Wilhelm of Techcrunch in San Francisco to discuss these stories and more.