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Man implants ear in his arm so the world can eavesdrop on his life

An artist has a structure resembling a human ear surgically implanted in his forearm, and plans to turn it into an Internet-connected mic so anyone anywhere can hear what he hears.

By August 14, 2015


Stanford scientists 'eavesdrop' on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.

By October 15, 2013


Barbie breaks her silence after more than half a century

Though some have called the new Hello Barbie creepy, Mattel's first-ever conversational doll actually has thousands of things to say.

By September 16, 2015


Crave Ep. 216: Why does this man have an ear in his arm?

An artist and professor from Australia has implanted a strange ear-like structure in his arm, and he wants us all to listen in to what he hears.

By August 20, 2015


Major security flaw may affect 600M Samsung smartphones

Flaw in pre-installed keyboard software could allow hackers to eavesdrop on users' calls and damage handsets, a security company discovers.

By June 17, 2015


'Star Trek' tete-a-tete: Watch William Shatner, Wil Wheaton geek out

The veteran "Star Trek" actors bond over video games, sci-fi, wine, beer and nerds on Shatner's Web series "Brown Bag Wine Tasting."

By June 18, 2015


Microsoft to encrypt Bing searches by default

Already available as an option, the new default encryption will ensure that your Bing searches and results will be protected from prying eyes, including advertisers.

By June 16, 2015


John Waters tells college grads to 'use tech for transgression'

"The Prince of Puke" encourages Rhode Island School of Design's class of 2015 to shake things up, "horrify us with new ideas" and make him nervous. Plus, he gives a nod to hackers.

By June 8, 2015


​Gemalto: No major theft of keys to smartphone kingdom

Yes, it seems US and UK spy agencies tried to snoop on people's smartphones, the company says. But privacy and security harm to users is limited by Gemalto's own network security and newer encryption used on modern networks.

By February 25, 2015


NSA can eavesdrop on Americans' phone calls, documents show

The Guardian newspaper posts classified documents showing intelligence analysts have broad access to intercepted communications but aren't supposed to "target" Americans.

By June 20, 2013