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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ASK NEWS:
  • January 25, 2015 Are dating apps revealing more about you than you ... - Sydney Star Observer
    Australians could preserve their privacy online. While many apps allow users to reveal their distance from others, their precise location is...
    01/25/2015 - 3:10 pm | View Link
  • How Popcorn Time threatens Netflix - BBC
    The list Netflix doesn’t want you to see: how Canada really stacks ... - Toronto Star Online
    01/23/2015 - 1:18 pm | View Link
  • Memo enables anonymous office gossip. The crazy thing? Companies ... - Fortune
    Memo's privacy policy is written in plain ... Other anonymous apps collect data such as location, device ID, email address, Facebook ID, and the
    01/23/2015 - 11:41 am | View Link
  • Shellfire VPN Releases An App To Protect Online Privacy And Help ... - Red Orbit
    China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship - Chicago Daily Herald
    01/23/2015 - 11:18 am | View Link
  • Which mobile data provider is best? (And will you make a switch?) - NetworkWorld
    Which mobile data provider is best? (And will you make a switch?) - Computerworld Australia
    01/23/2015 - 9:21 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Tech Q&A
    Q. I'm freaked out about apps having access to everything that’s on my phone. What can I do to keep my information private? A. Far too many apps let developers access a phone or tablet’s photos, GPS location, microphone, contacts and more. While some apps do need access, many don't.
    01/25/2015 - 8:19 am | View Link
  • NepChat
    Nepchat is a mobile messaging app that puts security and privacy first. With true end-to-end encryption, you can rest assured that...
    01/23/2015 - 6:38 pm | View Link
  • Tech Extra: What your app knows about you (Really?)
    The season of giving never ends for smartphone users. We’re giving out names, addresses, contacts, sensitive photos, our shopping habits and even our location to apps we’ve downloaded and websites we’ve visited.
    01/23/2015 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Privacy Policy
    At TANDEM MEDIA NETWORK, we are committed to giving you quality service. As part of that commitment, we gather information about customers, users of our website, NEWSPAPER WEBSITE (the “Site”), social media sites, and other services, as well as visitors so we can better serve you.
    01/22/2015 - 4:53 pm | View Link
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    After doing a mobile apps “sweep,” the office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has found a lot of consumer apps are asking for unnecessary permissions without explaining why – and that’s a problem for user privacy.
    01/20/2015 - 7:29 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Shazam mobile app harnesses power of location beacons to make music recommendations
    Gimbal claims on its website that its beacon-based platform "bridges the physical and digital worlds" by combining geofencing and analytics, the largest deployment of Bluetooth Smart beacons, and security features and privacy controls. Specifically ...
    01/12/2015 - 9:31 pm | 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
  • Flashlight apps, location and why consumers still don’t understand privacy
    Uber black towncar drivers strike in San Francisco over compensation terms and treatment Have you ever wondered why something as simple as a flash-light app requests your location when you boot it up? It’s not out of curiosity or even necessarily to be ...
    03/15/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Location Apps: 4 Privacy Settings You Need to Know
    Kate Brodock is executive director of digital and social media at Syracuse University, where she leads efforts in the space. Connect with her on Twitter at @just_kate and @othersidegroup. There are roughly 792 mobile apps downloaded each second. As a ...
    06/4/2012 - 5:02 am | View Link
  • Location-based apps thrive despite privacy concerns
    Fifty-eight percent of consumers who have a smart device use location-based applications, despite concerns about safety and third-party use of their personal information for marketing purposes, according to a survey from ISACA. Many have concerns or ...
    05/3/2012 - 12:22 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
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    Find your local American Family Insurance agent, view contact information, see their office location, get driving directions, visit their agent website.
    01/25/2015 - 10:10 am | 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 ...
    01/25/2015 - 4:33 am | View Website
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    Find people free with Zabasearch directory engine that includes free people search, reverse phone number lookup, address lookup, and more.
    01/25/2015 - 1:13 am | View Website
  • MapQuest Maps
    Use MapQuest for driving directions and maps. See local traffic and road conditions, find nearby businesses and restaurants, plus explore street maps and satellite ...
    01/23/2015 - 9:32 pm | View Website
  • Driving, Walking and Traveling Directions | MapQuest
    Get quick and easy directions for whatever mode of transportation you are using. Map walking, driving, subway, train or bus directions at MapQuest!
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