|Electronic Arts earnings surge 51%|
|Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:31:33 GMT|
Source: BBC News - Technology
US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014.
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|'Canvas fingerprinting' tracking is sneaky but easy to halt|
|Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:30:13 -0700|
A method for tracking users across the Internet called “canvas fingerprinting” is simple to stop, but average Internet users may not know how to do it.A research paper concluded that code used for canvas fingerprinting had been in use earlier this year on 5,000 or so popular websites, unknown to most. Most but not all the sites observed used a content-sharing widget from the company AddThis.The researchers, from KU Lueven in Belgium and Princeton University, described how companies are looking for new ways to track users in order to deliver targeted advertising and move away from cookies, which can be easily deleted or blocked.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
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|Mobile Ad Spending Surges With Big Shift to Smartphone, Tablet Use|
|Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:19:00 -0700|
Source: eWeek - RSS Feed
NEWS ANALYSIS: Mobile advertising is poised to surpass newspapers and radio advertising in 2014 as the amount of time people work with their smartphones and tablets keeps rising.
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|EU hears Google, Microsoft, Yahoo on 'right to be forgotten'|
|Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:47:00 GMT|
Source: Techworld.com News
Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are meeting with European data protection authorities Thursday to discuss how to implement a recent ruling that gives people the right to have personal information excluded from search results.
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