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Marketplace Tech for Friday, January 25, 2013

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Now your tweets can be videos, thanks to Twitter’s acquisition of Vine. Privacy activists are asking Skype to be more transparent. They want Skype to be more like Google, which just issued a new Transparency Report. That report gives insight into the data they share with government entities, which could benefit a debate over what information the government can acquire without a warrant. And Joe Biden gave a fireside chat using Google Hangout.

Tweeting videos through the Vine; Should Skype be more like Google?

Twitter new acquisition, Vine, allows users to share short videos. And, privacy advocates are demanding Skype be more transparent about what data it shares with the government.
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