05/08/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Cell Phone Uses Accelerometer To Spy On Employees' Activities

Just occasionally, a bit of gear comes out that makes you wonder just whose side technology is on. And none more than this cell-phone idea from the R&D geeks at KDDI Corporation, one of Japan's biggest cell-phone makers. Spyware by any other name, the technology will enable bosses to use the accelerometer on their employees' phones to check up on whether they're working or not.

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