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Google and Amazon fined a total of $163 million for violating French law, after they tracked unsuspecting visitors by placing cookies on their computers

Google and Amazon in France tracked visitors without permission to personalise ads, a violation of French law. They were fined a total of $US163 million on Thursday. “We stand by our record of providing upfront information and clear controls, strong internal data governance, secure infrastructure, and above all, helpful products,” […]
Google and Amazon fined a total of $163 million for violating French law, after they tracked unsuspecting visitors by placing cookies on their computers
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How to track down a missing FedEx package by filing a claim

You can file a claim for a missing FedEx package within nine months of its shipment date through the company’s Express, Ground, or Freight services. FedEx allows shippers or recipients to file a claim for any packages that are lost, damaged, or arrive with missing content. You’ll need your FedEx […]
How to track down a missing FedEx package by filing a claim
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How to stop Google from tracking you on any device

You can stop Google from tracking some aspects of your online activity by changing your Google Account settings. Google tracks many details about you whenever you use your Google account on your computer, laptop, tablet, and phone. Here’s how to stop Google from tracking your web activity, location, YouTube history, […]
How to stop Google from tracking you on any device
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It looks like Apple is planning a clever way to help you find things you misplace with a system called ‘AirTags’ — here’s how it’s supposed to work

Apple is developing a Tile-like system called AirTags that you can attach to items you might misplace, according to MacRumors. The AirTags are designed to help you find an item you’ve misplaced using the Bluetooth connection on your iPhone. It will also use the iPhone 11’s U1 ultra-wide-band chip, which […]
It looks like Apple is planning a clever way to help you find things you misplace with a system called ‘AirTags’ — here’s how it’s supposed to work
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Colleges and universities are tracking potential applicants when they visit their websites, including how much time they spend on financial aid pages

Colleges are increasingly turning to tracking software to learn more about potential applicants, according to a new report in The Washington Post. At least 44 public and private US colleges reportedly work with consulting firms to help track this data. Schools can build profiles on applicants that predict how likely […]
Colleges and universities are tracking potential applicants when they visit their websites, including how much time they spend on financial aid pages
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