Marketplace Tech for Friday, May 24, 2013

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It sounds like something out of a comic book, and until recently, Google's X Lab was kind of a secret compound -- or at least a place that wasn't broadcasting its experiments to the public. But that is changing. Google Glass, the company's web streaming spectacles, were born there. The Bay Area facility was recently visited by Bloomberg Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel. Tyrangiel says the labs are a place where scientists can think big ideas with a lot of freedom.

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Google's moonshot factory: A look inside the Google X Lab

Bloomberg Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel discusses his visit to Google's X Lab. He says the labs are a place where scientists can think big ideas, with a lot of freedom.
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Twitter launches two-step login to stem hacking

Twitter is launching a new extra layer of security, but will it stop hackers?
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Despite controversy over drones abroad, some see potential positive uses at home

The President has confirmed that drone strikes have killed Americans abroad. But he strongly defends the U.S. drone program, saying its use has been important to the war against terrorism.
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