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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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Netflix is teaming up with DreamWorks Animation to create original content. But their partnership isn't for grown-ups, it's for kids. We take a look at how to improve the presentation of weather forecasts. And Ford has a new robot that drives.

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Solar phone chargers to come to NYC

It's happened to all of us. Your phone loses its charge in that one place you can't plug it in. Now, New York City is about to get solar chargers in many of those places.
Posted In: Cellphones, New York, New York City, solar

Weather forecasts get a design makeover

We are getting better at predicting the weather. Still, if prediction is half the battle, presentation is the other half.
Posted In: weather, app, design

When it comes to high-speed Internet, are cable companies all talk?

Delivering ultra high-speed Internet to users around the country is a challenge, but it's one that cable providers say they are ready and able to tackle.
Posted In: Internet, broadband, Comcast

Netflix gets into the blockbuster babysitter business

Netflix is teaming up with DreamWorks Animation to create original content. But their partnership isn't for grown-ups, it's for kids.
Posted In: netflix, dreamworks, kids, television, movies