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Marketplace Tech for Monday, December 30, 2013
Dec 30, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Monday, December 30, 2013

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Today, the North American Open Chess Tournament wraps up in Las Vegas. Worth mentioning because the game of chess and computing have long been connected. Marketplace Tech hears from a former chess champion who used his knowledge of the game to create a company called Pegasystems. And here's some news that will probably make your week less productive. The Internet Archive recently posted a huge trove of vintage console video games from the 70s and 80s.

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D.C.'s traffic cameras go beyond just red lights

Dec 30, 2013
Washington's new network of almost 100 cameras will ticket folks who block the box, fail to yield to pedestrians, or drive overweight trucks on residential streets.

2014 is going to be the wearable tech year, we swear

Dec 30, 2013
All this week, Marketplace Tech is going to be talking to guests about big tech trends in the coming year. Today, a topic that failed to live up to it's promise in 2013 -- wearable tech.

Inside the NSA's elite hacking unit

Dec 30, 2013
Tailored Access Operations is the NSA's elite hacking division.

Today, the North American Open Chess Tournament wraps up in Las Vegas. Worth mentioning because the game of chess and computing have long been connected. Marketplace Tech hears from a former chess champion who used his knowledge of the game to create a company called Pegasystems. And here’s some news that will probably make your week less productive. The Internet Archive recently posted a huge trove of vintage console video games from the 70s and 80s.

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