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Marketplace Tech for Friday, June 28, 2013
Jun 28, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Friday, June 28, 2013

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School's out, which means millions of American kids are off at camp, pitching tents, roasting marshmallows -- or, hacking. The online security firm ESET runs a camp for young hackers that encourages them to use their skills for good, not evil. And Amazon rolls out a new platform for fan fiction.

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Hacking away at summer camp

Jun 28, 2013
The online security firm ESET runs a camp for young hackers that encourages them to use their skills for good, not evil.

Amazon to open fan fiction bookstore

Jun 28, 2013
Amazon is rolling out a new online platform for fan fiction, that is, original stories that use famous characters from TV and movies.

The attack of the crazy ants

Jun 28, 2013
Tawny Crazy Ants love to swarm inside electronic devices and can short them. That's causing quite a headache in southern states.

Why Netflix loves suspenseful mad scientists

Jun 28, 2013
Netflix introduces a new virtual assistant to help you pick what to watch next. It's just the latest effort to help you pick your next movie.

School’s out, which means millions of American kids are off at camp, pitching tents, roasting marshmallows — or, hacking. The online security firm ESET runs a camp for young hackers that encourages them to use their skills for good, not evil. And Amazon rolls out a new platform for fan fiction.

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