thetechgets:

Canvas fingerprinting, not so ‘unstoppable’ says Adblock

Canvas Fingerprinting, a recently revealed tracking technology used  “from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn”, lets online websites track users online for advertising purposes and it has been touted as being impossible to block. Even Adblock Plus isn’t spared as a way to escape this, but the company’s blog states a way to deal with Canvas Fingerprinting by dealing with cookies, using its very own browser plugin.

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humansofnewyork:

"Right after I lost vision in my eye, I was so bad at walking that I ran into a girl eating ice cream, and knocked her cone out of her hand. She screamed: ‘Are you blind!?!?’ I turned to her and said: ‘I am blind actually, I’m so sorry, I’ll buy you a new cone.’ And she said: ‘Oh my God! I’m so sorry! Don’t worry! It’s no problem at all! I’ll buy another one.’ So we walked into the ice cream store together, and the clerk said: ‘I heard the whole thing. Ice cream is free.’"

pulitzercenter:

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Pulitzer Center grantee Shiho Fukada captures the various faces and places of Japan’s disposable workers. Stable full-time jobs are becoming scarce as companies increasingly favor hiring easily-fired and re-scheduled part-time workers. Some 3000 workers now live in 24-hour internet cafes,…

thetechgets:

Apple iPhone 6 4.7-inch variant mass production starts next week following 5.5-inch variant in August

The 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 6 is widely expected to be launched in September. Giving some credence to that claim is a new report on Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News, which claims that mass production for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is set to kick start next week. There is however still some discrepancies regarding the launch of the bigger 5.5-inch variant.

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