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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  • Ten ways location-based marketing can help small business owners - Globe and Mail
    ... such as iBeacons with their mandatory apps, QR ... an app, particularly one which involves location-aware technology and thus raises privacy ...
    11/21/2014 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • Anil Mathews: Aiding marketers make the connect [Mint, New Delhi :: ... - BusinessWeek
    Anil Mathews | Aiding marketers make the connect - Livemint.com
    11/21/2014 - 4:26 am | View Link
  • How Well Do Your Apps Protect Your Privacy? - NPR
    How Well Do Your Apps Protect Your Privacy? - KPBS
    11/20/2014 - 12:21 pm | View Link
  • Burner App Adds MMS and Overhauls Design; Enables New Features and ... - TMC Net
    ANGELES --(Business Wire)-- Burner , a privacy layer ... and whose previous efforts include several early and innovative mobile and location apps).
    11/20/2014 - 11:11 am | View Link
  • 4 Secure Android and iOS Messaging Apps - Wall St. Cheat Sheet
    ... privacy. There are plenty of apps you can download onto your Android or iOS device — apps ... you to anonymize your device’s location by
    11/20/2014 - 10:54 am | View Link
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  • Location of employees can be monitored with privacy restrictions
    It is possible to collect location data relating to employees through smartphone Apps if used in order to optimize the usage ... with the stringent obligations imposed by the Italian privacy authority. As covered in this post, the monitoring of employees ...
    11/20/2014 - 12:31 pm | View Link
  • Uber Investigating if Executive Used 'God View' to Monitor Reporter's Location
    Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by snooping on a reporter's ride. The probe stems from allegations that Josh Mohrer, general ...
    11/19/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Why Does Your Flashlight App Need Your Location?
    Scroll down to see their findings, and you'll see the apps collect information beyond what is needed to provide you with a flashlight. For instance, if you didn't use your privacy settings some of these apps can take pictures and video, disable your screen ...
    11/18/2014 - 3:10 pm | View Link
  • Smarter-than-you Phone? Hidden logs store your location
    Here's how. It's buried deep in your settings, so start there. Scroll down to privacy, and tap location services. Scroll past all the apps you give access to your location data to system services. Then press on frequent locations. Here Apple has compiled ...
    11/18/2014 - 1:13 am | View Link
  • This App Tracks You While You Shop
    Unfortunately, privacy policies—in this domain and many others—are written to obfuscate and sometimes they are outright misleading. Take as an example Shopkick, one of the most popular apps starting to use iBeacon. It has more than 6 million users ...
    01/28/2014 - 5:29 am | View Link
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  • Android Flashlight App Developer Settles FTC Charges It ...
    Android Flashlight App Developer Settles FTC Charges It Deceived Consumers ‘Brightest Flashlight’ App Shared Users’ Location, Device ID Without Consumers ...
    11/25/2014 - 10:49 pm | View Website
  • Location-based service
    Location-based services (LBS) are a general class of computer program-level services that use location data to control features. As such LBS is an information service ...
    11/25/2014 - 9:38 pm | View Website
  • Beta apps for Lumia
    At this site you have the opportunity to try out beta versions of apps for Lumia phones before they are commercially released and give feedback to the teams working ...
    11/25/2014 - 4:01 pm | View Website
  • How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps
    How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps. Many websites use Google technologies to improve their content and keep it free. When you visit a ...
    11/25/2014 - 2:14 pm | View Website
  • Telenav | Maps | Directions | Navigation Apps | Scout
    Create your own branded maps, integrate navigation in your apps, get an unmatched performance across all your devices—even offline scenarios
    11/25/2014 - 10:39 am | View Website
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