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Marketplace Tech for Monday, July 29, 2013
Jul 29, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Monday, July 29, 2013

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Two of the country's biggest hacking conferences get underway in Las Vegas this week. Black Hat and Defcon. The biggest difference between the two? This year organizers at Defcon officially disinvited Feds from showing up in the wake of NSA leaks, while Black Hat's keynote speaker will be none other than NSA Director General Keith Alexander. And Google changed Gmail last week -- where once there was one true inbox, now there seem to be three.

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Gmail's new inbox sorts spam and bacon

Jul 29, 2013
Google changed its popular free email service Gmail last week. Where once there was one true inbox, now there seems to be three.

Avatar therapy helps adults feel more like children

Jul 29, 2013
A research team working at the University of Barcelona has found that when adults are represented by child avatars in a virtual world, they act more like children.

A tale of two hacking conferences: Black Hat vs. Defcon

Jul 29, 2013
The biggest difference between the two? This year Defcon organizers disinvited the Feds in the wake of NSA surveillance revelations. While Black Hat's keynote speaker will be none other than NSA Director General Keith Alexander.

Two of the country’s biggest hacking conferences get underway in Las Vegas this week. Black Hat and Defcon. The biggest difference between the two? This year organizers at Defcon officially disinvited Feds from showing up in the wake of NSA leaks, while Black Hat’s keynote speaker will be none other than NSA Director General Keith Alexander. And Google changed Gmail last week — where once there was one true inbox, now there seem to be three.

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