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Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

VW auto workers consider German-style "works council"

Friday, February 14, 2014

Friday is the final day of voting for what could be a different type of relationship between management and labor in this country, and it's happening in a place not usually associated with unions: Tennessee.

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When the Snow Falls, Broadway Deals and Open Tables

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Looking for a table at a top restaurant? A ticket for an in-demand event? Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

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Unionized Fast Food Workers Get a Raise

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Some of New York's only unionized fast food workers are getting a raise.

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4 Ways to Boost Your Online Dating Returns

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

With more than 10 percent of American adults dating online, researchers are devoting serious attention to how singles can get it right, including tapping focus groups. Here's what they said. 

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Drop the Smartphone and Love Me Already

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

A study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center finds that a quarter of cell phone owners in serious relationships have felt that their partner was distracted by their device.

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Unpacking the CVS Cigarette Ban

Friday, February 07, 2014

CVS made big news this week when it announced it will stop selling tobacco products by October. The move comes as the drugstore chain has been transitioning away from retail and opening more in-store health clinics. This week on Money Talking examines how the decision could affect the company's bottom line, what it has to do with Obamacare and whether Walgreens is likely to follow suit. Plus, a look at Twitter's first earnings report since its IPO.

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The Reason Why Internet Servers (Hopefully) Won't Destroy the Earth

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Search — not storage — is the biggest conundrum for big data. 

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For a Better Memory, Hit 'Delete'

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Keep forgetting your mother's cell phone number? Don't worry. You're not alone. In this New Tech City interview, Columbia University Psychology professor Betsy Sparrow explains why it's so hard to remember things in the digital age and what you can do about it. 

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To Clear Out Your Inbox, You Need More Power

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

We used to be swimming in data. Now we're drowning in it. So, how can we stay afloat? By fighting tech with tech. 

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Stock Market Wobbles Despite Economy Growing

Friday, January 31, 2014

This week on Money Talking, what's up with the recent slide in the stock market? And is hosting a Super Bowl a good financial bet for the host city?

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10 New York City Vine-ographers You Should Follow

Friday, January 24, 2014

Who are your favorite Vine-ographers in New York City? That's what we asked people in the Vine community in recent weeks. We've heard about dozens of incredible comedians, musicians, stop-motion artists and illustrators who bring New York to life with their six-second videos. Here are 10 of our favorites.

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Meet the Vine-ographers Who Can Make $10k in 6 Seconds

Friday, January 24, 2014

Unlike Twitter and Instagram, the video-sharing app Vine isn't dominated by celebrities. The most popular users are comedians, musicians and stop-motion artists who have built up a following through the app - some have even turned it into a full-time job.

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As Bitcoin Takes Off, Regulators Want In

Friday, January 24, 2014

It isn't traded on the New York Stock Exchange — not yet, at least — but it does have a brand new "center" just down the street. It's not backed by any government, but its growing popularity is prompting regulators to step in and ask if they should turn on the lights and pull back the punch bowl. It's the virtual currency "bitcoin," and it's coming to a digital wallet near you.

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Huh? NIH Funding Increases and Decreases (We'll Explain)

Friday, January 17, 2014

The National Institutes of Health will see a $783 million increase in funding this fiscal year thanks to the spending bill passed in the Senate Thursday, but biomedical researchers in New York aren't popping champagne corks. 

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NSA, Davos and Target? It’s All About Your Data

Friday, January 17, 2014

The President announces new guidelines for NSA surveillance. Tech CEOs prepare gather with other business and world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. And Target tries to soothe customers’ fears after hackers obtain millions of credit and debit card accounts. What's the connection?  It’s all about our personal data. On Money Talking, why everyone – governments, companies, and hackers – want it: Privacy, people and the bottom line.

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Helping Ordinary Americans Focus Of Fed Under Janet Yellen

Friday, January 10, 2014

Janet Yellen will be the first woman to head the the Federal Reserve when she takes over at the end of January.  How much will the world's most powerful central bank change under her leadership?

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Looking to Buy? Ditch Brooklyn and Cozy Up To Queens

Thursday, January 09, 2014

If you want to buy an apartment or house in New York, you may want to forget about Brooklyn (seriously, fuhgeddaboudit) and stake your claim in Astoria, Forest Hills or Flushing. 

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An Income Gap More Like a Chasm in NYC

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

A new report from the CUNY Graduate Center shows the extent to which the rich are getting richer in New York City, while the poor struggle to gain a foothold.

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It's Baaaack: Cicada 3301 Mega-Puzzle Relaunches for 2014

Monday, January 06, 2014

Cicada 3301 — a shadowy person or organization behind two previous cryptographic challenges on the internet — unfurled a third set of puzzles Monday that is already boggling the minds of dozens of potential solvers. (For the full story, and solution, to the previous Cicada 3301 puzzles, listen to our latest podcast.)

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What Does 2014 Hold for Corporate Profits, Inequality and the Economy?

Friday, January 03, 2014

This week on Money Talking, Rana Foroohar of Time magazine and Ben White of Politico weigh in on what companies and lawmakers need to do in 2014 to keep the U.S. economy moving in the right direction.

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