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Privacy, the government and new technology

Global business news, with live guests and contributions from Asia and the USA.

America's biggest mobile phone operator Verizon has been ordered to hand over customer records to the US security services. We hear how the revelation has enraged privacy groups. Meanwhile food giants Mars and Nestle are facing charges of trying to fix the price of chocolate sales in Canada. We also talk about the legacy of Britain's outgoing central bank governor, Mervyn King. Plus the pros and cons of technological advancement - will Google Glass make life easier, or just more unnerving? And carmaker Ford tells us how technology is moving the motor industry forwards. Our two guests throughout the programme are David Kuo of the Motley Fool in Singapore and Brent Schulkin of social activism firm Carrotmob.

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