After exposing secret military bases, Strava restricts data visibility
Only registered users can see its heatmap and info marked private will be deleted monthly.
Strava simplified how to opt out of its heat map data collection
The opt-out toggle is now on the first page of its privacy settings.
Strava’s fitness heatmaps are a 'potential catastrophe'
You can run (or bike), but you can’t hide from big-data irresponsibility.
Pentagon reviews policy after fitness app reveals military locations
It will determine if more training or additional policies are required.
Uber kills plans to track passengers after their trips
It was gathering location data from users five minutes after rides ended.
Facebook's new maps will help responders during natural disasters
The social networking company will share the tech with Unicef and the Red Cross.
TrackR's home-mapping plugs help you pinpoint lost items
There's a new keyring-like tag to go with it too.
Facebook knows when you visit a store because of its ads
The social network wants retailers to know if their online ads create in-store sales.
DARPA is working on something way better than GPS
When your location marker on Google Maps is pinging all over the place, it's usually due to temper...