“Stylish” extension with 2M downloads banned for tracking every site visit

  1. “Stylish” extension with 2M downloads banned for tracking every site visit  Ars Technica
  2. Google Chrome WARNING: Popular browser extension is secretly recording EVERYTHING you do online  Daily Mail
  3. Google Chrome ALERT millions may have had their entire browsing history recorded  Express.co.uk
  4. Use this popular browser add-on? Google, Mozilla just banished it  ZDNet
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Scale is a key ingredient when tracking biodiversity, researchers say

To fully understand biodiversity and how it is changing, you need to look near, far, and in-between, according to a new study. Researchers studied 50 years of data about nesting birds in North America and tracked biodiversity changes on a local, regional, and continental scale. They found significant differences in how much change had occurred, based upon how wide a geographic net they cast.
Source: Science Daily

Corrected: Dell to buy out VMware tracking stock in move to go public again

Corrected: Dell to buy out VMware tracking stock in move to go public againDell Technologies Inc said on Monday it would buy the tracking stock of VMware Inc in a cash and stock deal, taking a step closer to a return to the public market and ending a months-long review of its business. Dell, which owns 80 percent of VMware, issued the tracking stock in 2016 to fund its purchase of data storage firm EMC Corp.


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Apple jams Facebook's web-tracking tools

  1. Apple jams Facebook’s web-tracking tools  BBC News
  2. Apple is making it harder for companies to track your activity on your iPhone  CNBC
  3. Your smartphone was probably sharing your friends’ Facebook data behind your back  Quartz
  4. New Facebook Platform Product Changes and Policy Updates – Facebook for Developers  Facebook for Developers
  5. Facebook Gave Device Makers Deep Access to Data on Users and Friends  New York Times
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US yields sink, tracking European bonds on Italy turmoil

  1. US yields sink, tracking European bonds on Italy turmoil  Reuters
  2. Dow drops sharply as Italy political turmoil spooks investors  USA TODAY
  3. Italy’s President Just Undermined the Euro  Bloomberg
  4. EXPOSED How Italy planned to PRINT LIRA but EU-backed president DESTROYED bid to oust euro  Express.co.uk
  5. Opinion: Not so fast on Italy — expect conflict and trouble within the new coalition  MarketWatch
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Oracle persuades Australia to examine Google's data-tracking practices

  1. Oracle persuades Australia to examine Google’s data-tracking practices  Digital Trends
  2. Google Is Now Under Investigation After Oracle Accused It of Secretly Tracking Android Users  Fortune
  3. Future Android P Beta Confirmed To Bring Back The ‘Clear All’ Button  Tech Times
  4. Android phone users risk Google data leak  The Australian
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Fitbit Smartwatches Get Menstrual Cycle Tracking and 'Quick' Messaging

  1. Fitbit Smartwatches Get Menstrual Cycle Tracking and ‘Quick’ Messaging  Gizmodo
  2. Fitbit’s female health tracking goes live as its wearables get smarter  SlashGear
  3. Fitbit rolls out female health tracking and Android quick replies  VentureBeat
  4. Fitbit now has female health tracking and quick replies  The Verge
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