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1 hr ago | WPTV Local News

Is WhiteHouse.gov tracking your data?

The White House and the NSA have something in common; they both track website user data.

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6 hrs ago | The Argus

Revealed: Where councils flashed the credit card

CREDIT card transactions from three of Sussex's biggest councils show exactly how the authorities used town hall plastic over the last two-and-a-half years.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, World News

7 hrs ago | DesignLines

Energy Harvesting Chip Demonstrated

Energy harvesting chips can power sensors in hard-to-reach locations, providing power indefinitely to sensor nodes without maintenance, according to the collaborators Imec of Leuven, Belgium, and Omron Corp. in Kyoto, Japan.

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10 hrs ago | Politico

Federal sites tracking users via plugin - Legislation: Not dead yet ...

FEDERAL SITES TRACKING USERS VIA PLUGIN The free website plugin AddThis, deployed on 16 federal websites including whitehouse.gov and dhs.gov, tracks users of those sites in a way that is essentially impossible to stop, according to new research.

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Related Topix: AddThis, Princeton University, World News, Politico

Wed Jul 23, 2014

DesignLines

Silicon Photonics Acquires Key Subsystems

Imec is now taking orders for its 28 gigabit per second silicon photonics platform for optical interconnects and other optical applications.

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CiteULike

A 'Terror of Tyrannosaurs': The First Trackways of Tyrannosaurids and ...

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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RedOrbit

A Deeper Understanding Of Graphene's...

Image Caption: An illustration of a graphene nanoribbon shaped by the beam of a transmission electron microscope.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Physics, Science, World News,

Tallahassee Democrat

Left of the dial: tuning you into the not-so-pop culture

Majid Al-Maskati met his production partner Jordan Ullman while both were studying at the University of Toronto.

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Mirror.co.uk

Flight MH17 crash: Dignity at last as bodies of victims are flown back to Netherlands

Chief reporter Andy Lines was in Eindhoven to see the start of the grim task of repatriating the victims from the downed Malaysia passenger jet Sitting behind screens to protect their privacy, hundreds of relatives watched as 40 coffins containing MH17 victims arrived at the airport and were placed with great dignity into the black vehicles.

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Mirror.co.uk

Gaza, Iraq, Syria, the downing of MH17 - humans have lost sight of their humanity

Seventy years ago today my grandfather was somewhere near Caumont in Normandy - what would he say if he saw the world he fought for? He was 31 years old, a married father-of-one, and days earlier he'd seen four members of his unit - one of them his best friend - blown to smithereens.

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Channelnewsasia.com

20th ASEAN-EU ministerial meeting comes to an end

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Ms Grace Fu met with various MEPs, as well as the Foreign Ministers of Latvia and Greece at the sidelines of the 20th AEMM.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

On this day in history - July 23rd, 1962

Telstar 1, launched by NASA from a Delta rocket, made the broadcast possible. Unlike today's satellites, which have geostationary orbits, Telstar 1 was placed in elliptical orbit.

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The Times of India

Is the share button sharing your browsing history?

Using hidden codes, the mechanism gets important information about the user's browser type, graphics card, system fonts and even display properties.

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Related Topix: World News, Princeton University, Privacy

Switched

Sky Tower In Denmark Might Be The Scariest Theme Park Ride Ever

The Sky Tower at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark is a free fall ride with no brakes because there's no vehicle.

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Related Topix: World News, Kent County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Boy Genius

The creepiest Internet tracking tool yet is 'virtually impossible' to block

Internet users who are actively trying to make sure their online activity isn't tracked by websites or government agencies should know there's an even creepier tracking tool out there used by a variety of websites, "from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn," as ProPublica puts it , that's almost impossible to block.

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[H]ard OCP

The Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

There is a new tracking tool out there that researchers claim is virtually impossible to block .

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PhysOrg Weblog

Mysterious esophagus disease is autoimmune after all

Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.

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BBC News

Browser 'fingerprints' track users

Web users are being warned about a novel tracking system that watches what they do online and frustrates tools designed to prevent them being tracked.

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IamExpat

Preuvenemint Food Festival 2014 | August 28 - August 31, Maastricht

Preuvenemint is one of the highest regarded food festivals in the Netherlands, not only for the top-quality cuisine from restaurants in the Limburg region, but also for turning the Vrijthof into one cosy dining room! An annual event since 1981, the Preuvenemint has always sought to show Maastricht at its best during the last weekend of August.

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Scientific American

3 Projects Prove Privacy Is Not Dead

M.I.T.'s openPDS protects privacy by refusing to share data directly. Instead, a mobile app, Web site or research firm looking for information protected by an openPDS must query the data store directly.

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