NSA spy games targeted World of Warcraft

The government's quest to stop terrorism reportedly has included using online-gaming spies, Google TV's reboot may get a new name, and a website offers free computer programming lessons.

CNET Update doesn't trust the night elves:


In this episode of CNET Update:

- Learn about the Guardian's latest report on NSA's surveillance, which states government agencies tapped into online games to hunt for terrorists. In the wake of new reports of NSA's far-reaching online spying, several tech giants are calling for the U.S. to limit surveillance.

- Teach yourself how to code with free tutorials on csedweek.org, or sign up for Apple's coding class for kids.

- Speculate if Google TV will be renamed to Nexus TV during a reboot announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January.

- Get festive with a the VanD flashing smartphone cases for iPhones and the Galaxy S4.

CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under three minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every afternoon for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps, and what's ahead. Subscribe to the podcast via the links below.


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