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A Quarter of Adult Americans Use Location-Based Services

A Quarter of Adult Americans Use Location-Based Services

A new survey by the Pew Internet and American Life project has found that 28% of Americans use mobile and social location-based services (LBS).  The survey looked at the usage among American adults for such services as Foursquare and accessing mobile driving directions.  The survey found that the dominate preference […]

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Apple Now Collecting iPhone User Locations

Apple Now Collecting iPhone User Locations

The latest privacy policy for Apple has an added paragraph that allows Apple and its partners and licensees to collect location-based data about iPhone users.  Any user attempting to download an app from Apple’s App Store must agree to the new policy before being allowed to download.  The new language […]