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Google acquires Behavio: social prediction connects with the big G

Google acquires Behavio: social prediction connects with the big G

When Google comes to your door - or your digital door - and tells you they'd like you to join their collective, generally you say yes, let's do it! That's what Behavio has announced they've done this week. Behavio is a company that was Knight Foundation funded and aimed to develop apps that would accurately detect social and behavioral trends of you, your friends, and everyone around you.

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EA Origin exploit leaves 40m at potential hack risk

EA Origin exploit leaves 40m at potential hack risk

A vulnerability in EA's Origin online gaming platform could allow remote hackers to run dangerous code on gamers' computers without permission, by perverting links used to load titles like Crysis 3, its been revealed. Identified by ReVuln researchers Luigi Auriemma and Donato Ferrante, and presented last week at the Black Hat security conference, the exploit relies on the URI links the Origin desktop client uses to trigger local software from the cloud, and which can be modified to install malware instead.

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Siri obeys real-life mind control

Siri obeys real-life mind control

This week over at Honda R&D Americas, senior iOS architect Duane Cash is showing off a new brainwave control device and custom Siri API working with the iPhone in the real world. The initial test shows the man using a wave of his hand and the EEG signals his brain generates to start up the app and activate several functions on the device. This isn't the sort of thing you're going to be able to run out and buy right this minute, but given the relative simplicity of the build - so to speak - we might be seeing something like this from 3rd party developers (namely Honda R&D Americas) bringing such solutions soon.

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Outbox launches mail digitizing service in San Francisco

Outbox launches mail digitizing service in San Francisco

When I was a kid it was always exciting to get mail in the mailbox. Now that I'm an adult, I realize how wasteful most of that snail mail is because I don't read it. It tends to go right the trash and the stuff I do need to keep seems to get lost. On the other hand, an important e-mail that I need to keep I can archive and have pretty much forever right at my fingertips.

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SmartFitty touchscreen smartwatch and fitness monitor debuts

SmartFitty touchscreen smartwatch and fitness monitor debuts

I had pretty much counted the watch out since most fans of technology had ditched the traditional watch in favor of using the clock on their mobile phone. The watch is coming back though with a new round of smartwatches that offer all kinds of intriguing features. The latest smartwatch to turn up on Indiegogo is the SmartFitty and it combines two types of products into one device.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: February 14th, 2013

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: February 14th, 2013

This week we're hearing several accounts on the iPhone Brazil case in which the group by the name of Gradiente trademarked the word way back in the year 2000. The team at Vimeo have acquired a gif app by the name of Echograph, likely to compete with the likes of Vine. Be sure to check out our feature interview with the makers of the new DIE HARD game for mobile devices - it's an Endless Shooter, a brand new genre for mobile games!

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MIT professor develops form-fitting space suit, is dreaming of Mars

MIT professor develops form-fitting space suit, is dreaming of Mars

Modern space suits are large and bulky, heavy, and difficult to move in, but that could be coming to an end in the relatively near future. MIT professor Dava Newman has developed a form-fitting space suit that eliminates most of the bulk, as well as the problems associated with current suits. As a result, the job of astronauts becomes easier, and they can concentrate on the task at hand.

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