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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, May 7, 2013
May 7, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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The price of natural gas has been dropping, and it's not just people turning off the heat for spring weather. It's cheaper and easier than ever to extract natural gas thanks in part to advances in controversial technologies like hydraulic fracturing. What does the next ten years of our energy consumption look like? And, a tale of middle school hackers.

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Mozilla accuses governments of spying through its software

May 7, 2013
What happens when the government uses a non-profit as a cloak for surveillance?

Students reinvent the locker to help a classmate in need

May 7, 2013
Students at a high school in Michigan develop a high-tech locker for a classmate with muscular dystrophy.

Microsoft stock is up, but Windows is 'Blue'

May 7, 2013
Is Windows Blue an admission of failure or just an evolution for the new Windows 8 operating system?

The price of natural gas has been dropping, and it’s not just people turning off the heat for spring weather. It’s cheaper and easier than ever to extract natural gas thanks in part to advances in controversial technologies like hydraulic fracturing. What does the next ten years of our energy consumption look like? And, a tale of middle school hackers.

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