Today in Tech: Google tracked iPhone and Mac users

February 17, 2012: 2:26 PM ET

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* The Wall Street Journal reports that Google (GOOG) and other ad companies were getting around millions of Apple (AAPL) users' privacy settings, in particular those who used Apple's Safari Web browser on their iPhones and computers. (The Wall Street Journal)

* Foxconn, maker of Apple iPhones and iPads, raised its worker wages by between 16% and 25%, the third such raise since 2010. (Reuters)

* The story behind the Olympus scandal. (Bloomberg Businessweek)

* Netflix reintroduced DVD-only rentals. (Gizmodo)

* Is Megaload's founder, Kim Dotcom, a criminal mastermind or entertaining scapegoat? (Bloomberg Businessweek)

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JP Mangalindan
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JP Mangalindan is a San Francisco-based writer at Fortune, covering Silicon Valley. Since joining in 2010, he has written on a wide array of topics, from the turnaround of eBay to the evolution of net neutrality. A graduate of Fordham University, Mangalindan has also written for GQ, Popular Science, and Entertainment Weekly.

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