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Window into Google's Monopoly Maneuvers: More Internal Skyhook Emails

Nathan Newman | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology
Nathan Newman

Examining the larger set of documents from the initial phase of the Skyhook trial against Google is opening a window into Google executives' views on how they sought to reinforce Google's monopoly and collect personal information from its users.

Is Google Strong-Arming Phone Manufacturers to Access Consumer Location Info?

Nathan Newman | Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology
Nathan Newman

How much does Google want data on where smartphone users went with their device? Apparently enough to pick major fights with manufacturers of their Android phones over it.

Google's Wi-Fi Database May Know Your Router's Physical Location

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.25.2011 | Technology

Google started building a global database of Wi-Fi routers in 2007, using its Street View cars and Android phones to improve cell phone location track...