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LIRR's Third Track set to make its debut, 70 years later

LIRR’s Third Track set to make its debut, 70 years later

After four years of construction — and about 70 years of planning and debate — the Long Island Rail Road’s $2.6 billion Third Track is set to go into service. The first section of the track, stretching from Queens Village to Merillon Avenue in Garden City, will debut during the Monday morning rush hour. Crews …

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Meta injecting code into websites visited by its users to track them, research says

Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, has been rewriting websites its users visit, letting the company follow them across the web after they click links in its apps, according to new research from an ex-Google engineer. The two apps have been taking advantage of the fact that users who click on links are taken …

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Meta injecting code into websites to track its users, research says

Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, has been rewriting websites its users visit, letting the company follow them across the web after they click links in its apps, according to new research from an ex-Google engineer. The two apps have been taking advantage of the fact that users who click on links are taken …

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The Nasdaq is on track to exit a bear market --- and the Dow to leave correction territory --- after July CPI reading

The Nasdaq is on track to exit a bear market — and the Dow to leave correction territory — after July CPI reading

The Nasdaq Composite was on track to exit a brutal bear market Wednesday, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was set to end a market correction, as stocks rallied in the wake of a cooler July inflation reading. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, +2.55% was up 2.5% near 12,810 in midday trade. According to Dow Jones …

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A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Your Browsing or Location

A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Your Browsing or Location

As marketers, data brokers, and tech giants endlessly expand their access to individuals’ data and movements across the web, tools like VPNs or cookie blockers can feel increasingly feeble and futile. Short of going totally off the grid forever, there are few options for the average person to meaningfully resist tracking online. Even after coming …

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Your iPhone has a hidden page that shows which apps track your internet searches

Your iPhone has a hidden page that shows which apps track your internet searches

Apple in recent years has made privacy a cornerstone of the iPhone user experience. In fact, Apple’s privacy page goes so far as to state that “privacy is a fundamental human right.” Company executives, meanwhile, routinely declare that privacy is one of Apple’s core values. So what does this mean in practical terms? Well, it …

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Social Security on track for huge cost-of-living increase

Retirees could see a double-digit percentage increase in their Social Security benefits next year as inflation continues to run hot, according to several new estimates. Based on new inflation data through June, the cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits, or COLA, could be an increase of 10.5% next year, according to estimates from the Senior …

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How Investigators Use OSINT to Track Down IPTV Pirates * TorrentFreak

Measures to tackle online piracy are often described as a game of whac-a-mole, in this case a game where pirates get bashed on the head only to pop up somewhere else – supply of movies, TV shows, live sports and music intact. From the average pirate’s perspective, the game is completely pointless – futile even. …

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Strong Wage and Jobs Growth Keeps Fed on Track for Big Rate Increase

Strong Wage and Jobs Growth Keeps Fed on Track for Big Rate Increase

A surprisingly robust June employment report reinforced that America’s labor market remains historically strong even as recession warnings reach a fever pitch. But that development, while good news for the Biden administration, is likely to keep the Federal Reserve on its aggressive path of interest rate increases as it tries to cool the economy and …

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This bank wants to track suspect credit card sales of guns and ammo. Why can't it?

This bank wants to track suspect credit card sales of guns and ammo. Why can’t it?

The credit card industry has blocked a novel effort to track suspect firearm and ammunition purchases, depriving law enforcement of a potential tool to identify and stop gun crime.  Documents obtained by CBS News show employees from domestic and international credit card companies, including Visa, Mastercard and American Express, pushed back on an application to …

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