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Firefox Plug-In Shows Who Is Tracking You

Mozilla Lightbeam is an plug-in for Firefox which is being implemented to track data acquired by cookies.

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Sony will not have all of the PS4 features released with the PS4.

Sony has announced that one of its major features for its next-generation console, the PlayStation 4, will not be available at launch.

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A New Console That Runs the Linux Engine

A new “console” made by Valve Corp is being fully revealed on Monday. It is said that it will be able to run most of the Windows OS games past and present. This could shake the PC gaming industry. Imagine not having to buy a PC in order to play most PC games.

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Cookie Cure? Google Preps “AdID” to (Supposedly) Limit NSA, Advertiser Snooping

Google believes they have an alternative answer to using a user’s cookies in order to create personalized advertisements  for that user. This can change how Web Browsers are used because if this venture has merit, Firefox and Internet Explorer may see a decrease in their users.

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Facebook Privacy Change Is Subject of F.T.C. Inquiry

The Facebook privacy change that happened in 2011 (along with some of the wording in the class-action settlement issue that occurred earlier this year) is being called into question by the F.T.C. This could affect the way Facebook operates the moment this investigation is over.

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Google Street View Lets You Explore the Galapagos Islands

In this article, by latinospost.com, they talk about a virtual tour of Galapagos Islands by using Google street view. Just reading this article got me to believe that eventually by using technologies like this, we can eventually develop virtual tours of many tropical, exotic or potentially dangerous places so that we can “explore” these places without any of the risks or preparations that are needed when leaving a country.

 

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Apple has Final Restrictions for E-Books

The government accused Apple, along with five major book publishers, of illegally colluding to raise the price of e-books and of trying to curb Amazon’s influence in the publishing industry as Apple prepared to introduce its iPad in 2010. Apple is no longer to make deals with Macmillan, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Hachette Book Group and Penguin Group USA, when it comes to the sale of their e-books.

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Oyster hopes to be a Netflix for books

Well along with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and other like services… we have a new start-up for books called Oyster. Basically for 9.95 a month, a member can stream books! Interesting read to me.

http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/oyster-hopes-to-be-a-netflix-for-books-090613.html