Explainer: What is geoblocking?
So you sit down in front of your computer to catch the latest episode of Doctor Who directly from BBC's iPlayer, and you are greeted by an error message informing you that the program will play only in the ...
Lone wolf crosses into California
A gray wolf was confirmed to be roaming California for the first time in 87 years when a young male migrating in search of a mate crossed over the state line from Oregon on Wednesday.
SKoreans sue Apple over iPhone user information
A group of nearly 27,000 South Koreans is suing Apple for $26 million for what they claim are privacy violations from the collection of iPhone user location information.
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.
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 ...
Researchers discover cell phone hackers can track your location without your knowledge
Cellular networks leak the locations of cell phone users, allowing a third party to easily track the location of the cell phone user without the user's knowledge, according to new research by computer scientists in the University ...
Tracking pedestrians indoors using their smart phones
The next generation of smart phone could combine the data from its gyroscopes with a built-in compass to allow you to track your movements when indoors even without GPS. Such a system could be useful for shopping mall managers, ...
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.
Few Americans using location-based services: Pew study
Foursquare is one of the hottest tech startups around but few Americans are using it or similar location-based services, according to a report released on Thursday.
Apple, Google defend privacy practices to Congress
Apple and Google, facing questioning from skeptical US lawmakers, defended their privacy practices before a congressional committee on Tuesday.
Revamped Foursquare tells you where to check in
Foursquare, a location-based social media service, unveiled a revamped app Thursday that helps people find things nearby even before they ask.