Marketplace for Monday, December 13, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, December 13, 2010

How to create the best passwords

News came today that anyone who had commented or contributed to a Gawker Media site had their passwords compromised by hackers. Kai Ryssdal talks with Kevin Purdy, a contributing editor from Lifehacker (a Gawker site), about how to best protect yourself online.
Posted In: Internet

Fewer "underwater" homeowners, but housing outlook still murky

Fewer homeowners are "underwater" these days, meaning they don't owe more on their mortgages than their houses are worth. But that news isn't as good as one might hope. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Housing

Obama trying to mend relationship with business community

President Obama's relationship with big business hasn't always been strong, but he is set to meet with 20 CEOs later this week in a closed-door meeting to discuss the future. John Dimsdale reports on why this partnership is valuable to the nation's economy.

What to get for the tech geek on your list

Kai Ryssdal talks to G4's Kevin Pereira about the latest in 3D technology. You can put it in your living room, but it's pretty pricey!

A land grab in the Chinese countryside

Cities across China are racing to modernize with urban features like high-rise apartments and performing arts centers. Residents on the outskirts are angry that they're driven from their homes and given little reimbursement to aid their move into the city.
Posted In: Housing

Improving the sound quality of your phone

Remember the original use of your phone, talking? New technology, HD Voice, makes the voice you hear on your phone crystal clear, but with more and more Americans using phones to text, is this technology too late?

Top 10 gadgets for the Holiday

Kevin Pereira, gadget aficionado and host of G4 Television's "Attack of the Show," shares his holiday gift picks for the tech crowd this holiday shopping season
Posted In: Retail

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