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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Sep 10, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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Last week we learned the NSA was trying to weaken encryption online. Now Google has announced it's trying to step up encryption on all its data. But one suggested solution for users trying to avoid surveillance is to operate on an entirely separate network. A so-called mesh network is made of phones and other devices that talk to each other without the help of an Internet service provider.

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An alternative to the Internet?

Sep 10, 2013
Worried about NSA surveillance? One option is to operate on an entirely separate network.

The origins of Apple's design philosophy

Sep 10, 2013
A generation of designers were lured to Apple because of the way the company approached design. The company will hold a live product event Tuesday.

New mockumentary addresses net neutrality

Sep 10, 2013
The video produced by net neutrality proponents comes while the FCC and Verizon duke it out in court over the same issue this week.

Apple announces new hardware at Tuesday's live event

Sep 10, 2013
Reports say the company could unveil fingerprint technology.

Last week we learned the NSA was trying to weaken encryption online. Now Google has announced it’s trying to step up encryption on all its data. But one suggested solution for users trying to avoid surveillance is to operate on an entirely separate network. A so-called mesh network is made of phones and other devices that talk to each other without the help of an Internet service provider.

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