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Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Sep 25, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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At long last, a tech company has promised to tackle head on a problem it created. Google says it is making tweaks to the commenting on YouTube. The comment threads on the video sharing site have long been considered the seedy underbelly of self expression online. The company's proposed solution is three-pronged. YouTube will allow the person who posted a video more control over the comments section. It will also leverage Google's massive data powers to give people browsing a custom view.

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Malfunctioning technology -- as seen on TV!

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A compilation of one of our favorite TV and movie tropes -- malfunctioning technology.

FAA eases its rules on using electronic devices on planes

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The Federal Aviation Administration is relaxing the rules on electronic device use during takeoff and landing.

Care to comment on the change to online comments?

Sep 25, 2013
Google says it is making tweaks to the commenting system on YouTube.

The Chamber of Commerce gets into...cyber security?

Sep 25, 2013
The second annual Cyber Security Summit kicks off today -- and big business is invited to the party.

At long last, a tech company has promised to tackle head on a problem it created. Google says it is making tweaks to the commenting on YouTube. The comment threads on the video sharing site have long been considered the seedy underbelly of self expression online. The company’s proposed solution is three-pronged. YouTube will allow the person who posted a video more control over the comments section. It will also leverage Google’s massive data powers to give people browsing a custom view.

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