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Big Telecom Say It Has First Amendment Right to Sell Your Private Data
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ISPs say that a law requiring users to opt-in to having their location and financial data sold is a 'burdensome restriction' on their 'protected speech.'

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Hacking my arm prosthesis to output CV so that it plugs into my synth: Thought-controlled music!
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Together with Chrisi from KOMA Elektronik and my husband Daniel, I am in the process of building a device (the "SynLimb") that attaches to my arm prosthesis instead of the prosthetic hand. The SynLimb converts the electrode signals that my prosthesis picks up from my residual limb into control voltages (CV) for controlling my modular synthesizer.

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Wearable Microphone Jamming
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We engineered a wearable microphone jammer that is capable of disabling microphones in its user’s surroundings, including hidden microphones. Our device is based on a recent exploit that leverages the fact that when exposed to ultrasonic noise, commodity microphones will leak the noise into the audible range. By making it wearable, our jammer outperforms existing approaches with an improved coverage and less blind spots.

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FDA clears ‘world’s first’ portable, low-cost MRI following positive clinical research
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Magnetic resonance imaging is no longer confined to radiology departments. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday that it has provided clearance to the “world’s first” bedside MRI system, according to an announcement.

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Signal Is Finally Bringing Its Secure Messaging to the Masses
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Last month, the cryptographer and coder known as Moxie Marlinspike was getting settled on an airplane when his seatmate, a midwestern-looking man in his 60s, asked for help. He couldn't figure out how to enable airplane mode on his aging Android phone. But when Marlinspike saw the screen, he wondered for a moment if he was being trolled: Among just a handful of apps installed on the phone was Signal.

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Airbus unveils 'blended wing body' plane design after secret flight tests
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Airbus (AIR.PA) on Tuesday unveiled a curvaceous aircraft design that blends wing and body, designed to slash carbon emissions by some 20%.

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How Big Companies Spy on Your Emails
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Multiple confidential documents obtained by Motherboard show the sort of companies that want to buy data derived from scraping the contents of your email inbox.

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Chris Graham: Why Google AMP is a threat to the Open Web
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The lead developer for Composr CMS isn't too happy with Google's solution for speeding up mobile pages.

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Microsoft's plan to store data for 10,000 years
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Microsoft's Project Silica aims to show that glass is the future of long-term data storage. To prove its usefulness outside the lab, Microsoft partnered with Warner Bros. to write the 1978 Superman film into glass with lasers.

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Wacom drawing tablets track the name of every application that you open
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Being a mostly-normal person I never usually read privacy policies. Instead I vigorously hammer the “yes” button in an effort to reach the game, machine, or medical advice on the other side of the agreement as fast as possible. But Wacom’s request made me pause. Why does a device that is essentially a mouse need a privacy policy? I wondered. Sensing skullduggery, I decided to make an exception to my anti-privacy-policy-policy and give this one a read.

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Bosch Gets Smartglasses Right With Tiny Eyeball Lasers
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A tiny laser array paints images directly onto your retina

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DIY-Air-Purifier
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A small DIY air purifier using off-the-shelf components for <$100.

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Key Volkswagen Exec Admits Full Self-Driving Cars 'May Never Happen'
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Full autonomy remains an impossibly difficult prize.

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How to remove Bixby - Step by Step

Detailed Step by Step guide on Uninstalling Bixby and Facebook from Samsung Galaxy S10

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