Your Next Fridge May Be Magnet Powered

Instead of 100 year old compressor technology, in a few years, your refrigerator may be cooled by magnetocaloric effect…by magnets. Cnet.com reports that engineers at GE labs have a prototype running now…cooling beer! The magnet fridge is 20-30% more efficient than yours.

As privacy slips off into the night, Samsung is considering letting app developers see a lot more detail about you gleaned from your phone’s apps and sensors. Theverge.com says the samsung service is called Context…and it would also allow targeted ads tailored to you.

It was probably inevitable, but securemac.com has found a new trojan horse that hits Mac OS X, and spies on web traffic to steal Bitcoins. They say not to download an app called StealthBit.

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