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Forecast check-in app to shut down

Check-in app Forecast is to close down on 1 July after its developer Hurricane Party ran out of money

Well-known apps named in privacy lawsuit

US newspaper Austin American-Statesman reported that a class action lawsuit has been launched alleging that a number of high-profile apps routinely steal user information from users without their knowledge or consent. In a filing made to the US district court for Texas, companies listed include social app developers Facebook, Foursquare, Gowalla, Path, LinkedIn and Twitter, games companies EA, Rovio and ZeptoLab, plus several other high-profile titles.

Apple set to review app privacy regime

Apple is set to require iPhone apps to request “explicit approval” before accessing users’ address …

Facebook’s Gowalla buy confirmed; Gowalla to close

Location-based sharing app maker Gowalla has confirmed it has been acquired by Facebook and that its standalone service will stop operating at the end of January

Report: Facebook bolsters mobile with Gowalla buy

CNN Money reported that Facebook has acquired location-based sharing app maker Gowalla for an undisclosed amount.