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geo-location

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Flappy Birds clones attract mobile malware at rapid rate

Copycats of popular apps are the current place of choice for cybercriminals to deposit malware capable of extracting data, sending text messages, and tracking users' geo-locations.

By June 24, 2014

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Don't fall for hot bots as Tinder invaded by malware

You may have the hots for a bot if you've swiped right on a malware-peddling profile in dating app Tinder.

By April 3, 2014

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Ingress opens to all, will leave beta next month

The mobile game from Google's geo-location startup Niantic drops its invite requirement and opens a contest to visit Ingress headquarters as it prepares to leave beta in December.

By November 5, 2013

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Wrapp hits 15 million digital gift cards, raises $15 million

The social marketing company continues to grow with new brands and strategic investors important to its mobile efforts.

By June 13, 2013

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Microsoft at the House committee inquiry into IT pricing: live

Microsoft is the last today to face the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications inquiry into IT pricing.

By March 21, 2013

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Off-the-beaten-track at CES 2013

Forget the big brands and glitzy devices. There's a lot of interesting stuff on the periphery of the Consumer Electronics Show.

By January 9, 2013

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Children's privacy law catches on to apps, social networks

The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.

By December 19, 2012

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Motorola moving towards the 'Google Experience'

Motorola's latest releases continue to move away from the company's unsuccessful customisations of the Android platform, and closer to a pure "Google Experience".

By September 6, 2012

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How Google products go from creepy to cool

In the psychological evolution of Google products for people who rely on them every day, convenience regularly trumps privacy concerns. Are you cool with that?

By July 13, 2012

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With friend-finders like these, Facebook may find itself sued

According to one company, the social network stole the idea for the geo-based Find Friends Nearby, which helps people locate new acquaintances. Facebook says it was just a test.

By June 25, 2012