Location Apps: 4 Privacy Settings You Need To Know

There are roughly 792 mobile apps downloaded each second. As a result, more and more services are taking to mobile in an effort to capitalize o…

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  • Apple Pay Now Available to MasterCard Cardholders in Singapore - Bloomberg
    Apple's retail plans in India could hit local-sourcing roadblock ... - CNET.co.uk
    05/25/2016 - 12:18 pm | View Link
  • New Research Study Reveals the State of Location Data Accuracy, ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Smart Meters To End One Of MLGW's Most Hated Practices - My Eyewitness News
    05/25/2016 - 9:35 am | View Link
  • How to Allow or Deny Apps Access to Your Location on Android 6.0 - NDTV
    ... on Samsung phones, Location is inside the Privacy and safety menu. You'll most likely see a list of apps that recently requested your location.
    05/25/2016 - 5:52 am | View Link
  • Three ways to be just pushy enough on mobile - Huffington Post
    ... experience where context and privacy have a ... fact that half of the smartphone apps in the ... of each user to their mood, location and ...
    05/24/2016 - 2:42 pm | View Link
  • Google is enabling 'promoted pins' in Maps as part of larger ... - PC World
    Google revamps ads to prioritize mobile, focus on local searches - ZDNet
    05/24/2016 - 2:38 pm | View Link
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  • How to Allow or Deny Apps Access to Your Location on Android 6.0
    A lot of apps that don't really need to access your location data often access it anyway. This can lead to excessive battery drain, which is something everyone would rather avoid. And there are also privacy issues involved in letting apps from developers ...
    05/24/2016 - 11:28 pm | View Link
  • Turns Out It’s Easy To Pinpoint A Grindr User’s Location, Even With Privacy Settings Enabled
    Likewise, the apps are used globally, and users living in officially repressive, dangerous regimes could become targets of the state. A Gridr rep told Wired that they take their users safety and privacy extremely seriously and said, “we are working to ...
    05/23/2016 - 3:28 am | View Link
  • Same-Sex Dating App Gives Away Your Exact Location, Even When You Tell It Not To
    Researchers only needed three phones running apps that can spoof the desired GPS coordinates ... Your Neighbors Are My Spies: Location and other Privacy Concerns in GLBT-focused Location-based Dating Applications.
    05/22/2016 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • Grindr leaks your EXACT location even if you turn ‘location privacy’ on, cybersecurity experts warn
    Ending with advice to men who want to use the apps but don’t want to be trackable, they added: “We suggest that the user should take a step ahead to protect their own privacy from those vulnerabilities mentioned in this study. That is to use Fake ...
    05/20/2016 - 3:42 am | View Link
  • Zenly proves that location sharing isn’t dead
    This is Zenly’s core feature. And I’ve also never been a fan of constant location sharing. First, I care about my privacy. Second, background location apps kill my phone’s battery. Third, why would I even use something like this anyway? But I gave it ...
    05/19/2016 - 6:29 am | View Link
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  • Developing Windows Phone Apps with Maps and Location Services
    Developing Windows Phone Apps with Maps and Location Services 1. Nick Landry Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist, NY Metro Nokia Developer Ambassador ...
    05/26/2016 - 8:23 pm | View Website
  • 20 Hot Location-Based Apps and Services You Should Know About
    20 Hot Location-Based Apps and Services You Should Know About 20 Hot Location-Based Apps and ServicesYou Should Know About According to the study by• LBS ...
    05/26/2016 - 12:23 pm | View Website
  • AT&T Smart Controls: Location Privacy Settings
    Manage who can see your location for AT&T FamilyMap and control privacy settings for popular third-party applications and services. FEATURES. Control who has access ...
    05/26/2016 - 4:31 am | View Website
  • Apps Snoop on Your Location Way More Than You Think
    While everyone understands the intrinsic privacy trade-off, few may realize just how often apps ping their location.
    05/25/2016 - 6:41 am | View Website
  • Making Your App Location-Aware | Android Developers
    One of the unique features of mobile applications is location awareness. Mobile users take their devices with them everywhere, and adding location awareness to your ...
    05/24/2016 - 11:17 pm | View Website
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