Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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Java is all over the place, and now Homeland Security wants us to disable it. But how do we do that? We talk to Chester Wisniewski of Sophos. Meanwhile the arguments continue over famous Internet innovator Aaron Swartz's legacy. Swartz killed himself in the face of charges that he hacked a data center at MIT. Last, an amazing technology that could be the next big thing in tablets and smartphones: The magical appearing buttons made by Tactus.

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Java problems, Aaron Swartz's legacy, and Tactus's amazing keyboard

Jan 15, 2013
Internet computing language Java may be leaving your computer vulnerable to hackers. Did overly-aggressive prosecutors drive software wunderkind Aaron Swartz to suicide? And, a look at a new technology that could change the future of keyboards and gaming controllers.

Java is all over the place, and now Homeland Security wants us to disable it. But how do we do that? We talk to Chester Wisniewski of Sophos. Meanwhile the arguments continue over famous Internet innovator Aaron Swartz’s legacy. Swartz killed himself in the face of charges that he hacked a data center at MIT. Last, an amazing technology that could be the next big thing in tablets and smartphones: The magical appearing buttons made by Tactus.

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