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As Dell looks to go private, what's its value?

Mar 22, 2013
Founder Michael Dell looks to take his company private. The deadline for competing bids is today.
Posted In: Dell, Tech
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Federal government takes on domestic drone legislation

Mar 22, 2013
This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee has been looking into the use of drones in America and how they might affect privacy. The federal government is working on new rules that could expand permits for drones in the coming years.
Posted In: drones, Law, Tech
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YouTube hits a billion

Mar 21, 2013
YouTube announced that it’s reached a billion viewers per month, putting in the same league as its parent company Google and Facebook.
Posted In: YouTube, social media, Tech
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Photo Op-ed: Digital camera etiquette

Mar 21, 2013
These days, digital cameras are everywhere. In most cases, our phones double as cameras. But when is it right to snap a picture and when is it not? And how do our kids figure in to all of this?
Posted In: family, Tech, cameras, family tech
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Retail, Tech, Shipping: Amazon is all in

Mar 21, 2013
The CIA has reportedly recruited Amazon to develop a private cloud for American intelligence gathering. So is there any sector Amazon isn't involved in these days?
Posted In: Amazon, Retail, Tech, cia
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Patent race: Patent rules switch from first-to-invent to first-to-file

Mar 18, 2013
Monday is the first day on which patents will be awarded to the first filer of the patent not the first person to come up with an idea. Many worry this will favor applicants with big money behind them.
Posted In: patents, inventions, Tech
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A new tech guru for the Grand Old Party

Mar 18, 2013
The Republican party is looking for a chief technology officer as part of an effort to win more state and national elections.
Posted In: Republicans, Silicon Valley, Tech
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Better, stronger, faster: How close are we to becoming cyborgs?

Mar 15, 2013
Science fiction loves the merger of the human body and machine. In mid-March 2013, what's the status of the merger? Will Oremus, a writer for Slate who has been working on a series about using tech to build better people, joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to explain how far we've come and where we are headed.
Posted In: biotech, bionics, Tech, neuroscience
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Netflix offers $100,000 prize in cloud competition

Mar 15, 2013
Netflix is waving around $100,000 dollars in prize money for people with the best ideas to tune up and improve Netflix's data cloud. Netflix cloud systems director of architecture Alex Cockcroft joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to talk through the challenges of managing the company's remote data.
Posted In: netflix, cloud, Tech, innovation, media
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@Mayor: Cory Booker on the power of technology

Mar 13, 2013
Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker talks to Marketplace Tech about his new social media start-up and why he tweets so much.
Posted In: new jersey, Twitter, Tech, politics

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