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Marketplace Tech for Monday, October 21, 2013
Oct 21, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Monday, October 21, 2013

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Netflix earnings are out this afternoon; they’re already changing the way we watch. Hackers have wormed their way into the navigation systems of shipping boats. Should we be worried? And farmers are adapting new technology: Social media. It’s a way to push back against negative agricultural stereotypes.

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What's next for Netflix?

Oct 21, 2013
The streaming service's original series are a hit, but do they equal new subscribers?

Hackers find vulnerability in system that tracks shipping vessels

Oct 21, 2013
Fake radio signals can be used to make ships that don't exist appear on the tracking system.

#harvest13: Farmers use social media

Oct 21, 2013
Farmers are using social media services like Twitter to connect with consumers and each other.
A photo of cattle taken by farmer Ben Albright and posted to his Twitter account.
@ben_albright/Twitter

France gets the NSA treatment

Oct 21, 2013
The new revelation is part of Edward Snowden's latest leak.

Netflix earnings are out this afternoon; they’re already changing the way we watch. Hackers have wormed their way into the navigation systems of shipping boats. Should we be worried? And farmers are adapting new technology: Social media. It’s a way to push back against negative agricultural stereotypes.

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