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Steve Jobs says Apple doesn't track anyone, Android does

In what is purported to be an email exchange with Apple CEO Steve Jobs, a MacRumors reader sent in the following: Q: Steve, Could you please explain the necessity of the passive location-tracking >>

Google: Android location tracking is opt-in

Let all those questioning their open-source smartphone overlord be silent. Responding to the recent ruckus caused by an O’Reilly article and subsequent report by The Wall Street Journal, Google has let it be known that it is >>

Jailbreak app stops iPhone track-tracking in its tracks

Blogs were outraged Wednesday following the rediscovery that 3G-enabled iOS devices like the iPhone store a record of users’ GPS positions in a local file. Of course every person with an iPhone, iPad >>

Your smartphone is tracking you, and you said it was okay

The Internet nearly exploded this morning after O’Reilly filed a report indicating that users of Apple’s iPhone and 3G iPad were being tracked. A file, found in the filesystem of the aforementioned devices running iOS >>