Transcript for TechBytes (10.27.11)
-- today's tech -- spies are helping American banks -- the National Security Agency reportedly provides Wall Street banks with information about foreign hackers. Reuters says that's a sign of growing fears of financial sabotage the NSA is the electronic espionage arm of the Defense Department. Apple now has a US patent for the slide to unlock feature on its iphones -- and iPod touches. As demonstrated by Steve Jobs for years ago that means that no other devices can employ that same hand gesture without facing legal action. Apple has been battling other Smartphone makers over a variety of patents including this one. And a new poll finds that a third of British -- owners are too embarrassed to let anyone know what they're reading. Luckily unlike -- -- there's no lurid cover on an e-book to announce how low -- they are. But that may be why one in five would not -- -- And as I attacked by -- I'm rob Nelson.
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