Location tracking

07.03.19
Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy
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Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy

Its CEO said 'we did not imagine the potential for misuse.'

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05.20.19
Facebook used its AI smarts to build detailed disease prevention maps
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Facebook used its AI smarts to build detailed disease prevention maps

They focus on demographics, how people move and network coverage.

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02.20.19
You can now block Facebook's background location tracking on Android
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You can now block Facebook's background location tracking on Android

The update follows reports that Facebook used location information to track missing interns.

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02.14.19
Facebook reportedly tracks the location of 'credible threats'
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Facebook reportedly tracks the location of 'credible threats'

People may be added to a security watchlist for cussing out Mark Zuckerberg, CNBC reports.

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03.01.13
Apple: iPhone tracking lawsuit doesn't demonstrate harm
03.01.13

Apple: iPhone tracking lawsuit doesn't demonstrate harm

Remember when a group of plaintiffs decided to sue Apple, alleging that the company was allowin...

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09.26.12
Cisco acquires WiFi data firm ThinkSmart Technologies
09.26.12

Cisco acquires WiFi data firm ThinkSmart Technologies

Networking kingpin Cisco announced on Wednesday that it had acquired ThinkSmart Technologies, a co...

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04.28.12
Nokia experiments with location-based white space services in Cambridge, UK (video)
04.28.12

Nokia experiments with location-based white space services in Cambridge, UK (video)

Following news of the first successful white space trials in Cambridge, UK, Nokia is now touting i...

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01.31.12
T-Mobile updates FamilyWhere location tracking service for worrisome parents
01.31.12

T-Mobile updates FamilyWhere location tracking service for worrisome parents

It was never intended as such, but The Rolling Stones' song Under My Thumb could easily pass as the...

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