Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, April 2, 2013

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Facebook is only saying that it will have a 'significant mobile-focused announcement' on Thursday. Published reports suggest a custom mobile phone that comes in one flavor -- Facebook -- is on the way. But will the device be made in partnership with HTC, as is rumored? Or will it be something else?

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NASA trailer to be shown before 'Star Trek: Into Darkness'

The only thing better than a captive audience is a friendly one. So it makes sense that ahead of the new Star Trek movie, there will be a message from America's real life space explorers.
Posted In: NASA, advertising

Nursing exams keep pace with health care tech advances

It helps to be up on the latest tech if you want to be a registered nurse. This week the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is rolling out a new update to its nurse licensing exam.
Posted In: health care, Tech, nurses

'Facebook Home'? A new Facebook flavored smartphone

Lindsey Turrentine, editor-in-chief of CNET Reviews joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to discuss what a Facebook smartphone would look like and why it might sell.
Posted In: Facebook, smart phones, mobile, htc