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Marketplace Tech for Friday, August 16, 2013

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The so-called Syrian Electronic Army can add a few notches to its hacking belt -- one for The Washington Post, CNN, and Time magazine. Those are just the latest media organizations to be hacked by the group that supports Bashar al-Assad. This week brought us news that North Korea was getting into the smartphone business. State media announced that the country was producing the new Arirang “hand phone” with an Android operating system. The smartphone's true origins are in dispute.