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Valve readying invites for local game streaming beta test

Valve's Steam OS will come along with many features including the ability to stream local games from one Steam equipped device to another. According to a post on the official In-Home Steaming user group on Steam, eligible (and lucky) users…

Researchers see through walls with Wi-Fi

MIT researchers have demonstrated the application of using Wi-Fi signals to track the movements, locations and number of people inside buildings. Dubbed Wi-Vi, the inexpensive and portable "through-the-wall" radar system could have practical applications in law enforcement, search and rescue…

Facebook to offer free Wi-Fi in exchange for your location

It’s no mystery that Facebook wants to gather as much data as possible about its users; something that they do rather effectively, judging by the all-too-relevant advertisements that are plastered across my newsfeed. Nevertheless, Zuckerberg and his colleagues are taking…