Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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If there is one vehicular tech promise that has captured our imagination for decades but never quite been delivered, it's the jetpack. From Jules Verne to James Bond, we've pretended these things are just around the corner. But for some reason, we don't have them yet -- until now. New Zealand's Martin Jetpack hopes to rekindle our interest and bring us closer to our dreams. Plus, should computer coding be a required subject for kids in school? And, the latest NSA leaks reveal the government is spying on massive online multiplayer games like "World of Warcraft" and "Second Life."
Posted In: jetpack
A New Zealand company is building jetpacks. Yes, jetpacks.
Posted In: Qualcomm, internet of things
Wireless technology company Qualcomm has been building a new way for all our devices to communicate, and it just made the source code of this new protocol public.