Aug 4th 2013
This Week in Tech 417
Stop Saying Ball Pit
Chromecast, freemium paradigm, vine stars, XKeyscore, war on leaks, and more.
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- Chinese Hacking Team Caught Taking Over Decoy Water Plant
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- The Bradley Manning verdict is still bad news for the press