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Hackers transform a smartphone gyroscope into an always-on microphone

Apps that use your smartphone's microphone need to ask permission, but the motion sensors? No say-so needed. That might not sound like a big deal, but security researchers from Stanford University and defense firm Rafael have discovered a way to turn Android phone gyroscopes into crude microphones. …

The Gyroscope In Your Smartphone Can Be Easily Used To Spy On You

Sure, the gyroscope in your smartphone is great for whizzing past the competition in <i>Need For Speed</i>. But did you know that it can also be used to …

Fantasy Football 2014: Under-the-Radar PPR Gems Poised for Big Season

Fantasy football isn’t all about the touchdowns.<p>Sure, end-zone trips account for a large chunk of fantasy points. That’s why Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas was such a hit among fantasy owners last year: He scored 12 touchdowns in his breakout season.<p>It stands to reason that otherwise …

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Google Glass hack allows brainwave control

<b>Google Glass has been hacked so that it can be controlled by brainwaves.</b><p>By combining the smart glasses with an electroencephalography (EEG) headset, the software makes it possible to take a picture without moving a muscle.<p>London-based start-up This Place said the tech could be utilised in …

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Watch Dogs’ scary app puts the power of the NSA in your browser

If you think that the conceit behind Ubisoft’s hacker-themed video game <i>Watch Dogs</i> isn’t real enough, be sure to take a look at this website.<p>Watch_Dogs We Are Data takes real world, publicly-accessible location-based data and parses it into a display ripped directly from the video game of the same …

Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Body language is older and more innate for us as humans than even language or facial expressions. That’s why people born blind can perform the same body language expressions as people who can see. They come pre-programmed with our brains.<p>I’ve always been …

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Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

Why Apple Employees Never Wanted To Have Lunch With Steve Jobs

A large part of meeting those standards involved motivating employees to work hard and be prepared at all times — values that Jobs took very seriously, according to a former employee.<p>David Black worked at Apple for nearly 12 years in the early 2000s before he left to work on his own startup.<p>During …

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