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Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Sep 18, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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The U.N. General Assembly started this week. Syria is top of mind for many leaders, but there's a related topic also getting attention this year: The looming specter of cyber war. Hackers from one nation attacking the missile defense systems, power grids and water supplies of another country is a popular topic at the U.S. Defense department, too. But author Thomas Rid says we're getting the idea of cyber war all wrong.

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A change to the email inbox means marketers need to adapt

Sep 18, 2013
Retailers and email marketers are upset that Gmail's new updates are hurting their sales.

Latinos making inroads in Silicon Valley

Sep 18, 2013
A huge chunk of immigrant-founded start-ups were developed by Chinese and Indian entrepreneurs. But now a new group is emerging.

Are concerns about cyber war too sensationalist?

Sep 18, 2013
One author says our fears are misplaced.

Apple's operating system aims to shift the way we interact with our devices

Sep 18, 2013
No major changes in functionality, but the look and feel of the phone will bring a dramatic change to how we interact with electronics.

The U.N. General Assembly started this week. Syria is top of mind for many leaders, but there’s a related topic also getting attention this year: The looming specter of cyber war. Hackers from one nation attacking the missile defense systems, power grids and water supplies of another country is a popular topic at the U.S. Defense department, too. But author Thomas Rid says we’re getting the idea of cyber war all wrong.

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