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Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Dec 11, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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Today the World Health Organization releases its annual report on malaria. The disease kills some 600 thousand people every year -- most of them in Sub-Saharan Africa. Part of fighting any disease is understanding how populations move. And there's a tech device now being used to tackle this challenge. It's called a cell phone. Plus, 3-D printed guns. And, should surgeons wear Google Glass in the operating room?

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The latest technological advance in the fight against malaria? The cell phone

Dec 11, 2013
A researcher at Harvard shows sometimes tracking cell phones can be a good thing.

Is South Korea full of video game addicts?

Dec 11, 2013
The South Korean Parliament is considering legislation that would put limits on video game advertising and also tax the industry's revenue to help fight addiction.

Today the World Health Organization releases its annual report on malaria. The disease kills some 600 thousand people every year — most of them in Sub-Saharan Africa. Part of fighting any disease is understanding how populations move. And there’s a tech device now being used to tackle this challenge. It’s called a cell phone. Plus, 3-D printed guns. And, should surgeons wear Google Glass in the operating room?

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