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Marketplace Tech for Monday, August 26, 2013

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With 7.1 billion people and counting on Earth, there are growing concerns about feeding the population. A recent United Nations report has a creepy, crawly solution -- eat more bugs. New technology and design provides a way to efficiently farm bugs and turn them into food. Today, we get a first-hand look, and taste, of some of the new technology and thinking behind insect farming. Plus, a writer on his week-long experiment connecting objects in his home to "the internet of things."

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