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Marketplace Tech for Monday, July 1, 2013

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Google Reader is dead. Millions once used it to keep track of websites and blogs all in one place -- now they are up for grabs. And an array of gadgets will track your fitness program, tell you in great detail how many calories you're burning, and what your heart rate is. They can even give you a kick when you are falling short of your goals.

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Online TV provider Aereo expanding despite broadcast lawsuits

Aereo, a company that allows users to watch live TV online, may be coming soon to a city near you. But it's also facing major legal challenges from some of broadcast's biggest players.
Posted In: television, streaming

Nokia buys Siemens stake for $2.2 billion

Nokia has bought out electronics giant Siemens in a joint venture to make high-speed wireless network technology.
Posted In: nokia, lte, Siemens

Facebook to remove ads from offensive pages

If you go to Facebook today, you’ll find more content with no ads next to it. Why? It’s deemed controversial by the site, and advertisers don’t want any part of it.
Posted In: Facebook, advertising, social media

Taking fitness monitors for a test run

An array of gadgets will track your fitness program, tell you in great detail how many calories you're burning, and what your heart rate is. They can even give you a kick when you are falling short of your goals.
Posted In: fitness, Health, exercise, Tech

Encryption apps enter the mainstream

For the most part, strong encryption technology of our e-mails, texts, and phone calls has been the domain of the powerful and the paranoid. But that's starting to change.
Posted In: surveillance, nsa, PRISM, privacy, online privacy

Goodbye Google Reader, hello, what?

Google Reader is dead. Millions once used it to keep track of websites and blogs all in one place -- now they are up for grabs.
Posted In: Google, google reader