Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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Although its smartphone business is hurting, BlackBerry may spin off its popular messaging service. All this comes as the company could be getting ready to put the whole firm up for sale. And Nissan says it will offer self-driving cars by the year 2020. Google is also in that space. But driverless cars raise unusual new legal issues we really haven't had to think about before.

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