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Slipstream: Do-Not-Track Movement Is Drawing Advertisers’ Fire

Do Not Track

Advertisers are girding for battle against browser mechanisms intended to offer more online privacy. At stake is nothing less than the future of the surveillance economy.


CNBC: Happy 100th birthday to the Oreo


The best-selling cookie is 100 years old today.


Government cost-overruns: $16 muffins, $8 coffee

As the U.S. government grapples to find ways to trim the bloated federal deficit, a new report suggests officials might start with cutting out $16 muffins and $10 cookies.


Latest in Web Tracking: Stealthy 'Supercookies'

Major websites such as and have been tracking people's online activities using powerful new methods that are almost impossible for computer users to detect, new research shows.


Man loses 27 lbs. on Twinkie diet

Man loses 27 lbs. on Twinkie diet

Twinkies. Nutty bars. Powdered donuts. For 10 weeks, Mark Haub, a professor of human nutrition at Kansas State University, ate one of these sugary cakelets every three hours, instead of meals. To add variety in his steady stream of Hostess and Little Debbie snacks, Haub munched on Doritos chips, sugary cereals and Oreos, too.


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