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geo-tracking

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What is geo-tracking revealing about you? (week in review)

Your Wi-Fi-enabled device may reveal your address on the Web. Hackers heat things up. Also: Pandora's IPO.

By June 17, 2011

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Geo-privacy bills aim to curb warrantless tracking

Long-awaited measures from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) intend to set ground rules for monitoring the locations of cars or mobile devices.

By June 15, 2011

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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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Android app Tell My Geo helps track loved ones

Iconosys releases its latest safety-related app to help adults and caregivers looking after those with dementia to keep track of their loved ones.

By December 16, 2010

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Heading someplace new? Foursquare wants to give you the lowdown

Roughly 2,000 people will get a come-to-you interface for Foursquare tips, meaning they can go about their life, phone in pocket, and still uncover neighborhood treasures.

By August 29, 2013

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Doggie's AWOL? Fire up this tracker app

Tracker Technology's collar and Android app let you follow your pet wherever it goes.

By January 10, 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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Google's Marissa Mayer becomes Yahoo CEO

Google's longtime executive to begin her new job leading the struggling iconic Web company tomorrow.

By July 16, 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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Cell carriers see dramatic increase in surveillance requests

Wireless companies have seen double-digit percentage increases in law-enforcement requests for subscriber information for each the past five years, according to a survey detailed by the New York Times.

By July 8, 2012