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Marketplace Tech for Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Samsung is set to release its latest iPhone challenger tonight -- the Galaxy S4. Is the Korean company starting to challenge Apple's coolness? And, as the Interactive session of South by Southwest in Austin now gives way to the film and music folks, a lesson from the festival on shifting digital media to silliness, and to silliness plus real journalism. Jonah Peretti is founder and CEO of the popular online media website Buzzfeed. He says the change is part of the website's natural evolution, along with the social web itself. 

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Google Glass: The end of privacy?

Mar 14, 2013
Sure, Google Glass acts mostly as a wearable display screen, but it also works as a video and audio recorder. Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain explains Google's privacy problem when it comes to the high-tech spectacles.

2 secrets to Buzzfeed's success according to CEO Jonah Peretti

Mar 14, 2013
Founder and CEO of Buzzfeed, Jonah Peretti, shares his take on finding the right balance of silliness and seriousness on the social web.

Will the new Samsung Galaxy continue chipping away at Apple's cool?

Mar 14, 2013
Samsung’s revealing its new Galaxy S4 phone today in New York. The smartphone is getting a lot of buzz because it’s the first phone set to challenge Apple’s 'cool.'

Samsung is set to release its latest iPhone challenger tonight — the Galaxy S4. Is the Korean company starting to challenge Apple’s coolness? And, as the Interactive session of South by Southwest in Austin now gives way to the film and music folks, a lesson from the festival on shifting digital media to silliness, and to silliness plus real journalism. Jonah Peretti is founder and CEO of the popular online media website Buzzfeed. He says the change is part of the website’s natural evolution, along with the social web itself. 

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