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Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Jan 8, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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The convention facilities in Las Vegas are nothing to sneeze at, but this number is still impressive. At the International Consumer Electronics show this week, two million square feet of exhibit space is being used. And that means a lot of gizmos -- big, small, airborne, and worn. And you’ve heard of Bitcoin, but this week a website surfaced for a new cryptocurrency named after a short man with a high kick: Norris Coin.

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CES 2014: 'The year of sensors'

Jan 8, 2014
Some of the most exciting innovations at this year's CES are... sensors.

The convention facilities in Las Vegas are nothing to sneeze at, but this number is still impressive. At the International Consumer Electronics show this week, two million square feet of exhibit space is being used. And that means a lot of gizmos — big, small, airborne, and worn. And you’ve heard of Bitcoin, but this week a website surfaced for a new cryptocurrency named after a short man with a high kick: Norris Coin.

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