- Lawsuit: Disney, others spy on kids with zombie cookies
Disney, Ustream, SodaHead, Warner Bros., and a number of other websites are spying on kids’ Internet use, according to a lawsuit filed recently by a group of parents and their children. The suit accuses ad widget company Clearspring Technologies of enabling these sites to track kids all over the Internet, and not just on Clearspring partner sites, leaving them in violation of numerous federal and California state privacy laws.
- Google Is From Mars and Facebook Is From Venus
One of the notable things about the question-and-answer site Quora is the quality of answers that are posted to interesting questions. One recent example is the in-depth response posted to the question: “Which is better to work for, Google or Facebook?”
- Luxury hotels are offering eReaders as perks to their elite guests
In the swaddled, rarefied world of hotel elite programs — the robes, the private check-ins, the buttery bowls of complimentary popcorn — the latest perk is a humble one.
- Mobile Gaming Market Tops $800 Million in 2010
Ad support will drive 12.3% of mobile gaming revenues by 2014
- The Web Is Dead. Long Live the Internet
Two decades after its birth, the World Wide Web is in decline, as simpler, sleeker services — think apps — are less about the searching and more about the getting.
- How Twitter took a teenager from Zero to Villain to Hero in five hours
- Eight Principles of Information Architecture (PDF)
- Securing the Internet of Things: Intel Buys McAfee
- iPhone App Points To The Future of Augmented Driving
- OAuth Explained: A Short Case Study with Foursquare
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