Tech Shift: FCC Blackout rules, Amazon mobile square, and net neutrality
The FCC’s rules about blackouts for professional sports may be changing just in time for the return of NFL football and if you’ve been in a cab or small business you may have paid by having your a card swiped by that little white square that plugs into a smartphone. The company that makes that mobile card reader is a start up called Square. But Amazon is about to take a big bite out of their business. The story in Ferguson is about lots of things but it’s also about net neutrality and the dark side of algorithms. WBEZ's Tim Akimoff and Tricia Bobeda review this week in tech.