Marketplace Tech for Friday, June 14, 2013
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We've been talking a lot about privacy, surveillance, and the transfer of information this week. But here's a related headline you may have missed: Chinese scientists claim to have bounced single photons off an orbiting satellite and detected them back on the Earth's surface. So what? Well, that's something to cross off the list in the scientific race for what's called quantum teleportation.
Posted In: Iran, election, surveillance, Google
Google says it has found evidence the Iranian government is spying on its citizens. The tech giant suspects the Iranian government is trying to head off any political unrest by looking at citizens' email correspondence.
Posted In: nsa, surveillance, PRISM
Revelations about NSA collection of phone and online data has caused some Americans to change their habits. An example? A jump in the use of search engines that promise more privacy.