Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Facebook is responding to a call from top elected officials to crack down on Newtown school shooting conspiracy theorists. There are people who deny the terrible events in Connecticut in December and have been putting taunts and abuse on social media pages designed to help victims. Senators and a Congresswoman from Connecticut want Facebook to take the pages down; Facebook says no -- but points out that it has been dealing with the issue and is in constant contact with families affected by the tragedy. And Yahoo's new directive telling employees they can't work from home any more has generated debate...but is it a good idea?

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Meet Tizen, Samsung's new mobile operating system

Samsung's new phone operating system is called Tizen, and there are other rivals coming soon, including one from the browser maker, Firefox.
Posted In: samsung, mobile apps, mobile, ios, android

Internet piracy rehab: The latest push to curb illegal downloads

Internet service providers roll out a 'six strikes' policy to educate rather than punish people for illegal downloads.
Posted In: piracy, Internet, Tech

Connecticut elected officials vs. Facebook on protecting Newton families

Elected officials in Connecticut want Facebook to take Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist pages down; Facebook says no -- but points out that it has been dealing with the issue and is in constant contact with families affected by the tragedy.
Posted In: Facebook, Newtown, gun control, Obama

What's the big deal? Working from home stinks

What do you think? Is working from home a dream, or a daymare?
Posted In: Yahoo, Yahoo!, Marissa Mayer

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