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 March 11, 2010  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, Workplace

Michael Fitzpatrick reports:

Researchers have produced a mobile phone that could be a boon for prying bosses wanting to keep tabs on the movements of their staff.

Japanese phone giant KDDI Corporation has developed technology that tracks even the tiniest movement of the user and beams the information back to HQ.

It works by analysing the movement of accelerometers, found in many handsets.

Activities such as walking, climbing stairs or even cleaning can be identified, the researchers say.

Read more on BBC.

Thanks to Ziplock, the original co-founder of, for sending me this link.

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