In the grand scheme of things, a public tiff between Apple and Google emphasizes how important online privacy has become in the eyes of industry titans and the masses their products cater to.
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When creating the app, Davison kept asking himself questions like, "How do you make friends when you move to a new city by yourself? How do you find the right person to marry you? How do you find out more about the people around you?"
There's a lot of blather from the nutjobs who don't believe that people in love should be allowed to marry each other. Me -- I was going to marry my GPS. But now I'm getting cold feet.
There were two shows this week in the city and one message. Targeting. And geolocation technology on mobile devices is a big part of it.
One visit to a booby-trapped website could direct attackers to a person's home, a security expert has shown.
The attack, thought up by hacker Samy Ka...
I see the use of location-based services as both reasonable and worrisome. I will share my thoughts on a couple specifics of this technology in the interest of stimulating discussion.
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