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Google hit with more location tracking claims

Google once again faced allegations it illegally tracked the location of consumers using its popular …

Google tackles location, muddy app subscriptions

Google outlined a range of changes to its Play Store policy, aiming to liberate the …

Blog: Could Covid-19 change privacy standards forever?

Smartphones have emerged as a key asset in the war against Covid-19 (coronavirus). As the …

Google reveals global user mobility data during Covid-19

Google began employing location data to compile reports covering the mobility of specific communities across …

Facebook under fire for location tracking

Facebook faced fresh scrutiny of its privacy practices, as US politicians questioned whether it misled …

US operators curtail location sharing

Major operators in the US followed through on a promise to stop sharing user information …

Google boosts Android emergency service availability

Google teamed with T-Mobile US and technology company RapidSOS to bring Android Emergency Location Services …

Google apps track location despite controls – report

A number of Google apps and services automatically record a snapshot of user location data, …

Shazam adds beacon technology to armoury

Shazam announced a partnership that will see proximity-based marketing integrated into its music recognition app. …

Foursquare restricts check-in to Swarm

Foursquare removed the famous check-in feature from its main app as it prepares to launch …