Marketplace Tech

Marketplace Tech

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Molly Wood is the host of Marketplace Tech, a weekday show that helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that's rewiring our lives. 

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The U.S. government is working to resettle tens of thousands of Afghan refugees following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

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