Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Cell phone and smartphone theft is a problem that only seems to get bigger. The international black market of stolen phones is huge, lucrative, and not just for the thieves. Phone makers don't seem to be exactly in a hurry to protect customers from theft. Prosecutors in San Francisco, and most recently New York, are trying to change that. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports. And, three drone stories from China, Canada and the U.S.
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European Space Agency announces Biomass satellite to monitor forests

A new satellite could tell us a lot about climate change.
Posted In: space, satellite photo, Environment, climate change
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Marketplace Tech's Drone Roundup

Let's check in on all things unmanned drone.
Posted In: drones, China
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Cell phone theft is on the rise, but the industry isn't helping much (Infographic)

Cell phone theft in this country is on the rise – some are calling it an epidemic – but there’s not really any incentive for the industry to help curb the increase.
Posted In: cell phone, theft, wireless

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