March Madness is costing us how much in lost productivity? (The 3:59, Ep. 12)

We weigh in on the NCAA Tournament, Amazon's Alexa working with Fitbit and T-Mobile partnering with YouTube on its video service.

March Madness is upon us, and we're struggling to care.

Okay, that's not completely true. I'm rooting for my alma mater, the University of Southern California, and Ben is cheering on the University of Pittsburgh. But we're both wowed by the estimated $3.9 billion in lost productivity thanks to the tournament. That's because you can catch the games virtually anywhere, on your office PC or on the road with your phone.

We also look at Amazon's partnership to integrate its Alexa digital assistant with Fitbit, which will let her know just how lazy you really are, and T-Mobile nabbing YouTube and Google Play for its Binge On video streaming program.

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by CNET Executive Editor Roger Cheng and CNET Senior Writer Ben Fox Rubin.

March Madness is costing us how much in lost productivity? (The 3:59, Ep. 12)

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