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Your Color Laser Printer May be Spying On You!

Or more accurately, your color laser printer may be printing an almost-invisible serial number on every printout that it makes. According to this PCWORLD.COM article that’s reprinted on Yahoo news, Xerox and several other laserprinter manufacturers have quietly rigged their…

Or more accurately, your color laser printer may be printing an almost-invisible serial number on every printout that it makes. According to this PCWORLD.COM article that’s reprinted on Yahoo news, Xerox and several other laserprinter manufacturers have quietly rigged their machines to print a serial-number in yellow dots on every square inch of every printout that they make. It’s nearly invisible unless you know what to look for. But if you know, it shows right up.

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The Download: the Saudi sci-fi megacity, and sleeping babies’ brains

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. These exclusive satellite images show Saudi Arabia’s sci-fi megacity is well underway In early 2021, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia announced The Line: a “civilizational revolution” that would house up…

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023

Every year, we pick the 10 technologies that matter the most right now. We look for advances that will have a big impact on our lives and break down why they matter.

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