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Smartphone Tracking

Katy Hall

These Apps Help You Realize How Much Time You Waste On Your Phone | Katy Hall | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology

How many times a day do you check your smartphone? A dozen? Fifty? As several new apps on the market will tell you, the number is probably much higher...

Gerry Smith

Security Researcher Says Phone-Tracking Misunderstood | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

Last week, the controversy over Carrier IQ, a software installed on millions of smartphones that monitors details about users' activities, reached a f...

Will Guzzardi

Illinois Attorney General Sends Letter To Apple, Google On Phone Tracking Issues | Will Guzzardi | Posted 06.26.2011 | Chicago

The office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is asking executives at Apple and Google for a sit-down about the companies' policies on tracking...

iPhone Will Track You--Even After You Say Stop

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.25.2011 | Technology

Even when location services are not enabled, your iPhone will still collect and store location data, according to a test run by the Wall Street Journa...

When Is Tracking Too Much?

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 06.23.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — If you're worried about privacy, you can turn off the function on your smartphone that tracks where you go. But that means givin...