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What's behind rising prices on tech apps

We’ve been following the historic rise in prices for gas, groceries and rent, among other things. But Atlantic senior writer Derek Thompson also recently noticed a hefty price tag on a 10 minute Uber ride.

Thompson speaks with Here & Now‘s Robin Young about what’s behind the increase and what it means for people who have come to rely on apps in their daily lives.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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