News tagged with location services

FCC, FTC seek explanations on phone location data

(AP) -- Federal regulators are joining the growing list of public officials demanding answers from Apple Inc. and Google Inc. about the extent to which mobile devices track the location of their users and store detailed ...

May 17, 2011
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Apple, Google to attend hearing on mobile privacy

US lawmakers have invited Apple, Facebook and Google to attend a hearing on mobile phones and privacy on Thursday -- the second Capitol Hill appearance in a week for executives from Apple and Google.

May 16, 2011
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S. Korea police raid Google over data collection

South Korean police Tuesday raided Google's local office to investigate whether the global search company used its mobile phone advertising platform to illegally collect private location data.

May 03, 2011
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Google jumps into location check-in game

Google on Tuesday began letting smartphone users check into spots on the go as the Internet star jumped into the hot location-based services arena with Facebook, Foursquare and Gowalla.

Feb 01, 2011
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Air Force warns troops about Facebook feature

(AP) -- The Air Force is warning its troops to be careful when using Facebook and other popular networking sites because some new features could show the enemy exactly where U.S. forces are located in war ...

Nov 18, 2010
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No forwarding address? Find it on RISER

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mobility is good. But it has created a logistical nightmare when people leave no forwarding address. A European project has risen to the challenge with a one-stop shop for finding Europeans on the move.

Jan 19, 2009
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