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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  • Seven tips on keeping your phone safe while traveling In this ... - CNET.co.uk
    3. Turn off location tracking on apps and manage privacy settings: Apps collect location information to improve the experience of the app or...
    06/25/2016 - 9:13 am | View Link
  • Auslogics BoostSpeed 9 released with Win10 Tweaker - Beta News
    The "Privacy Tools" section has options to enable/ disable WiFi-Sense, Cortana, location ... activating a "secret" dark theme for Windows 10 apps.
    06/16/2016 - 6:35 am | View Link
  • First mobile, location-based social discovery app, WhosHere, ... - International Business Times
    ... provided millions of users with location-based ... was one of the very first apps in the iTunes ... while still protecting their privacy, a ...
    06/15/2016 - 9:10 am | View Link
  • Apple Makes Siri Smarter, Rolls Out Software Improvements - ECN
    ... their efforts to safeguard users' privacy even ... will offer traffic information, location-based ... APPS GET SCHOOLED Apple's AI ...
    06/14/2016 - 11:01 am | View Link
  • Apple Previews iOS 10, the Biggest iOS Release Ever - Yahoo! Finance
    ... to do more by working with apps, beautifully ... powerful technologies like Differential Privacy ... triggers set by time of day, location or ...
    06/13/2016 - 3:02 pm | View Link
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  • InMobi to pay $950,00 Civil Penalty to Settle Illegal Location Tracking Charge
    The FTC alleges that InMobi also violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting this information from apps that were clearly directed at children, in spite of promising that it did not do so. The complaint noted that InMobi ...
    06/24/2016 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • InMobi will pay $950,000 (Rs 6.4 crore) fine for illegally tracking consumer’s location, including children
    InMobi delivered location targeted ads to children, over children’s apps. This violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FTC has actually slapped a fine of $4 million (Rs. 27.14 crore), but suspended it to $950,000 (Rs.
    06/23/2016 - 5:37 pm | View Link
  • InMobi fined $950k for tracking consumer location without consent
    The FTC also alleges that the company violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) since it collected information from apps that were “clearly directed at children” even though it said it would not do so. It was noted that the ...
    06/23/2016 - 6:27 am | View Link
  • FTC settles with mobile ad network over secret location tracking
    InMobi advertised that its software would only track users’ location after an opt-in consistent with those devices' privacy settings, but the FTC contended InMobi’s software tracked users’ locations whether or not apps asked for permission and even ...
    06/23/2016 - 4:16 am | View Link
  • InMobi to pay nearly $1 million following FTC charges of location tracking deception
    It must also create a “comprehensive privacy program that will be independently audited ... through the Wifi identifier as part of the SDK integration with publisher apps without express election by an user. While InMobi was not fined by the FTC for ...
    06/23/2016 - 3:27 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    06/20/2016 - 7:10 pm | View Website
  • 10 Best Location Aware Apps
    From location-based discovery tools and smart search to navigation and exercise tracking, here are 10 of our favorite location-aware mobile apps for Android and iOS ...
    06/20/2016 - 5:34 am | View Website
  • The Hidden Privacy Threat of … Flashlight Apps? | WIRED
    When I downloaded the Flashlight app to my iPhone, I was in a jam. I was camping, I think. Or maybe a pen had rolled under my couch. I remember that smug ...
    06/18/2016 - 8:00 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    06/17/2016 - 3:39 pm | View Website
  • About privacy and Location Services
    Learn about services in iOS 8 and iOS 9 that protect your private information, including your location, on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
    06/16/2016 - 11:47 pm | View Website
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