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Switzerland: Flying In Style

Is this a museum? An art installation? Absolutely not. This is an airplane and its destination is Switzerland. Swiss Airlines is offering up gorgeous work cubicles for its fliers who need to get work done in style. Need Internet? No problem. A little TV for you, sir? Of course, of course. While my boss, Steve Rufer, will gladly visit me ...

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Sniffing Keystrokes By Monitoring Magnetic Field

Two doctoral students, Martin Vuagnoux and Sylvain Pasini from the Security and Cryptography Laboratory at the Swiss Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, have discovered a potential threat to security that declares keyboards “unsafe to transmit sensitive information”. By monitoring signals produced by keystrokes, the researchers were able to reproduce what had been typed on 11 different keyboards using a variety ...

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Albert Einstein’s Watch On The Cheap

Who would have thought that a watch belonging to one of the most brilliant minds in history, Albert Einstein, would go for so cheap? This Swiss watch owned and operated by the famous patent clerk, himself, will be sold at an auction next month and could earn around 20,000 to 30,000 dollars. That’s pretty cheap considering its previous owner. There’s ...

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$300,000 Watch Doesn’t Tell Time, But Transcends Time and Space

Though the fundamentally awesome concept of time and space appears intriguing to both stoners and astrophysicists, only one of two groups can afford this particular watch. Designed by Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome, the Day&Night watch offers (wait for it) only two modes of time: day and night. The Wall Street Journal explains how it works in exceptional detail: The watch ...

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Hautlence HL Watch looks like something out of a cartoon

We half expect a big metal arm to eject out of this watch and suck us inside or something into its alternate universe. Independent Swiss brand, Hautlence, unveiled their newest design. The HL line carries such features as mechanically visible retrograde minutes and a jump hour display which has a blurred overlay until the correct number fills the screen. The ...

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