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First PC game supporting Microsoft Kinect is confirmed

Though there’s speculation that Microsoft will eventually provide Windows support for its Kinect hands-free control system for the Xbox 360, it seems like everybody is jumping the gun. Hackers have made it work with PCs almost from its launch, a…

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Michigan man jailed for hacking into wife’s email

Leon Walker found out his wife was cheating on him after hacking into her email.

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Top 10 Security SNAFUs of 2010

That old phrase SNAFU certainly describes our choices for 2010’s top 10 security screw-ups. Not surprisingly some of the biggest names in technology – Google, Cisco , McAfee, AT&T – are prominent on the list, either because they’re obvious hacker t…

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Need More SEO Tools? Google Has Some!

Posted by Paddy_MooganHowdy SEOmozzers! Hope you are all enjoying the Christmas break. For those of you still looking for SEO goodness to read around the holidays, I’ve put together this post on tools that Google provides that you can use for SEO tasks…

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Hackaday links: December 26, 2010

Obligatory tech tree It’s hard to let a Christmas go by without looking in on a geeky Christmas tree project. Luckily, [Peter Davenport] decided to share his Arduino and LCD shield tree. Blinking USB dude If you’ve got a 555 timer and some commonly salvageable components give this blinking LED man a try. The version above is …

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Best of Microsoft Kinect Hacks

Did you find a Microsoft Kinect under your Christmas tree this year? If you love to tinker, then it could be much more than a game controller.

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Best of Microsoft Kinect Hacks

Did you find a Microsoft Kinect under your Christmas tree this year? If you love to tinker, then it could be much more than a game controller.

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Upgrading an old Polaroid land camera for 35mm rolls

Ok, we recognize that this is a bit of an odd upgrade, since many would probably think that a digital upgrade would be more appropriate. However, we found this interesting anyway. [Marker1024] has taken this old Polaroid land camera and modified it to accept a standard 35mm roll. His list of materials may sound fairly …

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Hacker blamed for theft

A Springfield escrow company is suing BancorpSouth Bank for allegedly failing to prevent a hacker from stealing $440,000 from the escrow company’s account.

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MS warns about flaw that makes hacking easier

The bug allows hackers to inject malware onto any system if they manage to trick users into visiting booby-trapped websites.

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