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Invisible glass watermarks will ensure your new watch or smartphone is genuine

Invisible glass watermarks will ensure your new watch or smartphone is genuine I think we’ve all got used to the copycat gadgets that appear on the market with increasing regularity.However, the startup Nanoga has created another way to tell a genuine from a fake: by using a watermark.

Snowden and colleague design ‘introspection engine’ anti-snooping mod for the iPhone 6

Snowden and colleague design ‘introspection engine’ anti-snooping mod for the iPhone 6 Edward Snowden and collaborator Andrew “bunnie” Huang participated in the MIT Media Lab’s invite-only Forbidden Research conference, with an anti-snooping hardware mod for the iPhone 6.They’re calling it an “introspection engine,” and it feels a lot like opening Pandora’s box.

Samsung launches the Galaxy Note7: water-resistant, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, iris scanning, and more

Samsung launches the Galaxy Note7: water-resistant, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, iris scanning, and more Skipping over 6 in nomenclature, presumably to catch up with the Galaxy S7 name, the Note7 retains the Note 5’s 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge.

Look out Gorilla Glass: Diamond glass could be harder to crack

Look out Gorilla Glass: Diamond glass could be harder to crack Hardened glass like the near-ubiquitous Gorilla Glass from Corning has made capacitive touchscreens the standard way of interacting with a smartphone.A company called Akhan Semiconductor says that it’s close to releasing a diamond coating for glass that would be even more durable than Gorilla Glass.

These three fungi could one day help recycle your phone battery

These three fungi could one day help recycle your phone battery This has been observed for some time, and it’s one of the main reasons that fungi are used all over society to extract metals from things like industrial fly ash, or runoff from processing plants.Now, logically enough, this approach is coming to battery recycling.

T-Mobile’s new ‘unlimited’ plan is a blatant violation of net neutrality

T-Mobile’s new ‘unlimited’ plan is a blatant violation of net neutrality It’s called that because it’s the only plan T-Mobile will offer going forward.The EFF is weighing in on T-Mobile One and thinks it’s a clear violation of net neutrality.

Apple’s iPhone 6, 6 Plus are failing early thanks to ‘touch disease,’ bending problems

Apple’s iPhone 6, 6 Plus are failing early thanks to ‘touch disease,’ bending problems The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have a different problem.This appeared to cause no problems, so Apple didn’t use an underfill on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, either.

FCC aims to improve phone emergency alerts after recent bombings

FCC aims to improve phone emergency alerts after recent bombings However, after the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey, there’s pressure to improve these alerts, which are currently woefully inadequate.A number of government agencies including FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security started designing the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) in 2007.

Google suspends accounts used to resell Pixel phones for profit

Google suspends accounts used to resell Pixel phones for profit Dozens of users had their Google accounts suspended for engaging in device reselling this week.When you purchase anything from the Google Store or Project Fi, you have to agree to Google’s terms and conditions.