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Iphone Tracking

Disabling Your Phone's Location Services Doesn't Really Hide You

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 05.01.2014 | Technology

Simply choosing to prevent apps from knowing your location doesn't completely protect you from the threat of being tracked, according to a new study. ...

Gerry Smith

Top City Prosecutor Says Apple Should Create Stolen iPhone 'Kill Switch'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology

The top prosecutor in San Francisco wants Apple to design a "kill switch" for iPhones that would render devices useless after they are stolen. San ...

Clueful Helps You Spy On Your Apps

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.23.2012 | Technology

A few months back, it was revealed that several major iPhone apps, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, were sending users' data to their server...

Senators Ask Spy Chief: Are You Tracking Us Through Our iPhones?

wired.com | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

Two key senators want to know if the leader of the vast U.S. intelligence apparatus believes it's legal for spooks to track where you go through your ...

iPhone User Sues Apple Over Location Tracking--And Wins

Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

SEOUL | Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:48am EDT (Reuters) - Apple Inc's Korean unit has paid compensation to a user of its popular iPhone after collecting lo...

Amy Lee

Apple Denies iPhone Tracking, But How True Are The Claims?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 06.28.2011 | Technology

Apple has denied accusations that it tracks users' locations via their iPhones, though experts say what the company admits doing may not be so far off...

Experts Slam Apple Over 'Locationgate'

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 06.28.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Apple should have responded much sooner to concerns about location data stored on its iPhones, even if the company didn't have all the ans...

Apple On iPhone Location Tracking: It's A Bug!

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

Following outcry over research that found Apple iPhones have been tracking users' locations, Apple has issued a press release ("Apple Q&A on Location ...

Amy Lee

Why You're Being Tracked

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

Apple and Google don't track your phones just to scare you. They also compile valuable targeting information that advertisers would pay handsomely to ...

Will Guzzardi

Illinois Attorney General Sends Letter To Apple, Google On Phone Tracking Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Steve Jobs: 'We Don't Track Anyone'

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.25.2011 | Technology

While Steve Jobs has yet to publicly explain the reason why the iPhone tracks and stores precise locational data for its users, he has reportedly refu...

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...

What You Need To Know About Smartphone Location Tracking

AP | By JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 06.23.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- The revelation this past week that Apple Inc.'s popular iPhone and iPad devices keep files of users' location data raises legal and e...

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...

Congressmen Press Steve Jobs On iPhone Tracking

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

[UPDATE: 7:25 p.m.] Android devices have been found to cache location data in a similar manner. --- Freaked out that your iPhone may be tracking...

The Scary Implications of the iPhone Tracking Everywhere You Go (Video)

Larry Magid | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Thanks to a tracking file stored on my iPhone and a recently released piece of software, anyone with access to my phone or my computer can find out exactly where I've been. This seems a little creepy.

iPhones Secretly Track Your Every Move, Researchers Say

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.20.2011 | Technology

[UPDATE:] Separate research has found that Android devices are caching location data in much the same way as Apple devices. --- According to sec...