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Jan 7, 2013

Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, January 7, 2013

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These short January days mean it is what season? Skiing, you say? How about electronics. An annual circus of gizmos gets under way in Las Vegas this week. The Consumer Electronics Show is a festival of both hype and innovation. And imagine leaving your house keys sticking out your front door -- and not noticing it for a year and a half. Experts at Google discovered and have now fixed a dangerous security flaw that might have allowed bad guys to steal private customer information for 18 months.

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A CES 2013 preview from a startup, and a mysterious Google security breach

Jan 6, 2013
The CEO of a Boulder, Colorado startup previews the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and Google.com suffers an 18-month security breach from a mysterious source.

These short January days mean it is what season? Skiing, you say? How about electronics. An annual circus of gizmos gets under way in Las Vegas this week. The Consumer Electronics Show is a festival of both hype and innovation. And imagine leaving your house keys sticking out your front door — and not noticing it for a year and a half. Experts at Google discovered and have now fixed a dangerous security flaw that might have allowed bad guys to steal private customer information for 18 months.

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