Marketplace Tech for Thursday, August 7, 2014
Aug 7, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, August 7, 2014

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First up, Cyrus Farivar, Senior Business Editor at Ars Technica, talks about what a post-password internet would look like. Then, Kashmir Hill, who writes about technology and privacy for Forbes, joins us to discuss whether or not it’s common for security companies to charge for information about major security breaches. Finally, Aaron Smith, senior researcher at Pew’s Internet Project, on experts’ divided opinions on artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of work.

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Password breach renews focus on authentication

Aug 7, 2014
What does the future hold for passwords after another breach?
A Facebook login page. Terms of Services agreements for such services have received renewed recent attention.
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First up, Cyrus Farivar, Senior Business Editor at Ars Technica, talks about what a post-password internet would look like. Then, Kashmir Hill, who writes about technology and privacy for Forbes, joins us to discuss whether or not it’s common for security companies to charge for information about major security breaches. Finally, Aaron Smith, senior researcher at Pew’s Internet Project, on experts’ divided opinions on artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of work.

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