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Verizon, AT&T Will Halt Broker Location Data Sales

4 monthes ago   |   Android Headlines

Verizon and AT&T have now promised to take a more considerate approach to the handling of consumer location data, vowing to stop sales of the information to certain data...
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Verizon Will No Longer Sell Real-Time Location Data To Brokers

Verizon Will No Longer Sell Real-Time Location Data To Brokers

4 monthes ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   3 articles

One of Verizon's business practices has drawn a lot of criticism recently. Many didn't like the fact that Verizon was selling data on its users to third-party brokers which...
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FCC investigates LocationSmart website for leaking location data for users of major US mobile carriers

5 monthes ago   |   Beta News

LocationSmart, a company based in Southern California, is under investigation by the FCC after it was discovered that its website made it possible for just about anyone to...
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FCC investigates site that let most US mobile phones' location be exposed

FCC investigates site that let most US mobile phones' location be exposed

5 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Sen. Ron Wyden , as seen on April 18, 2018. The Federal Communications Commission has taken preliminary steps to examine the actions of LocationSmart, a southern...
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Flaw in webpage demo could have allowed anyone to track cellphones on major U.S. providers

Flaw in webpage demo could have allowed anyone to track cellphones on major U.S. providers

5 monthes ago   |   Phone Arena

A company based in San Diego, LocationSmart of Carlsbad, collects real-time data on wireless mobile devices. A computer science student said in a report published today, that a...
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LocationSmart Bug Provided Easy Access to Real-Time Location Data of Millions of Phones

LocationSmart Bug Provided Easy Access to Real-Time Location Data of Millions of Phones

5 monthes ago   |   Mac Rumors

Robert Xiao, a computer science student at Carnegie Mellon, recently discovered a vulnerability in LocationSmart 's website that made the real-time location of millions of...
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Service leaked locations of US cell phones for free, no password required

Service leaked locations of US cell phones for free, no password required

5 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / An image from the LookSmart website. A little-known service has been leaking the real-time locations of US cell phone users to anyone who takes the time to exploit...
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All major U.S. carriers give your real-time location info to third parties

All major U.S. carriers give your real-time location info to third parties

6 monthes ago   |   iMore   |   2 articles

The tech is provided by LocationSmart and seamlessly works in the background. It's hard to believe that much of anything is truly private these days. Between smartphones, the...
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Senator furious at police's easy ability to get real-time mobile location data

Senator furious at police's easy ability to get real-time mobile location data

6 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The digital privacy world was rocked late Thursday evening when The New York Times reported on Securus, a prison...
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Black Friday Preview: Get Ready for the Best Deals on HomePod, iPad, Hue...

Black Friday Preview: Get Ready for the Best Deals on HomePod, iPad, Hue Lights, Audio Accessories, and More

We're now one week away from Black Friday holiday shopping, which will take place on Friday, November 23. Of course Black Friday isn't just one day any more, and sales have... Read more ...

Adobe Lightroom for iOS updated with iPad Pro, iPhone XS and XR support...

Adobe Lightroom for iOS updated with iPad Pro, iPhone XS and XR support, Apple Pencil gestures too

Adobe is out today with updates to a couple of products including a new version of Lightroom CC for iOS with support for the iPad Pro, iPhone XS and XR, gesture compatibility... Read more ...

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL BOGO ‘up to 50% off' deal now live, here's how to...

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL BOGO ‘up to 50% off' deal now live, here's how to get the max discount

After announcing the deal on Wednesday , the Google Store's buy one, get one “up to 50% off” offer is now live for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. There is one key aspect to this... Read more ...

Verizon's My Numbers app supports 4 additional phone numbers on one handset

Verizon's My Numbers app supports 4 additional phone numbers on one handset

Verizon announced this morning that it is offering a new app available from both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Called "My Numbers," the app supports the use of... Read more ...

RIP Apple networking, Time Capsule and AirPort no longer available from Apple

RIP Apple networking, Time Capsule and AirPort no longer available from Apple

As expected , the AirPort devices are beginning to become unavailable from Apple as it is no longer updating the product line. more... Read more ...

Alleged photos of Pixel 3 Lite aka ‘Sargo' leak w/ headphone jack...

Alleged photos of Pixel 3 Lite aka ‘Sargo' leak w/ headphone jack, Snapdragon 670

We've been hearing rumors of a “budget” Pixel device from Google for ages, but nothing has ever come out regarding it. Today, though, we're getting our first alleged images of... Read more ...

Black Friday brings the Ring's 8-piece alarm system its first discount ever

Black Friday brings the Ring's 8-piece alarm system its first discount ever

Stay safe even when you're away from home. You can add some extra security to your home with $80 off the Ring Alarm Home Security System today at Amazon. This 8-piece kit... Read more ...

Popular iOS app Weather Atlas rebranded as Weather Up, adds Event Forecasts...

Popular iOS app Weather Atlas rebranded as Weather Up, adds Event Forecasts and more

Popular iOS app Weather Atlas has today been relaunched and rebranded as Weather Up. The update brings a near complete rewrite of the app, as well as a host of new features... Read more ...

How every Berry works in Pokémon Let's Go

How every Berry works in Pokémon Let's Go

Berries are a Pokémon's favorite snack and in Pokémon Let's Go, they help you catch 'em all! Just like Pokémon GO, you can give snacks to wild Pokémon in Let's Go to increase... Read more ...

Leaked Moto G7 Plus render reveals close resemblance to regular model

Leaked Moto G7 Plus render reveals close resemblance to regular model

Just over 24 hours after a press render of the Motorola Moto G7 leaked out online, a new image of the slightly larger, and presumably more powerful, Moto G7 Plus has been... Read more ...