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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Jun 10, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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On today's show, more on why President Obama will participate in a special Q&A event on Tumblr where he will answer students’ questions about student loan debt. Plus, Cyrus Farivar, Senior Business Editor at Ars Technica, talks about Stingrays - devices that police use to track down cell phones by mimicking cell towers and collecting data from nearby phones. Finally, Stephen Cobb, an assistant research professor at the Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute, joins us to discuss the NSA collecting email address books from services like Yahoo and Facebook at a rate of more than 250 million per year.

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Data on our data: 250,000,000 email address books

Jun 10, 2014
Another number to remind us how much we've learned a year after the Snowden leaks.

The World Cup soccer ball gets a high-tech makeover

Jun 10, 2014
After criticism at the last World Cup, Adidas is updating its soccer ball design.

On today’s show, more on why President Obama will participate in a special Q&A event on Tumblr where he will answer students’ questions about student loan debt. Plus, Cyrus Farivar, Senior Business Editor at Ars Technica, talks about Stingrays – devices that police use to track down cell phones by mimicking cell towers and collecting data from nearby phones. Finally, Stephen Cobb, an assistant research professor at the Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute, joins us to discuss the NSA collecting email address books from services like Yahoo and Facebook at a rate of more than 250 million per year.

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