Apple Explains Location Tracking At Senate Hearing

Findings reported by security researchers and WSJ regarding Apple’s devices tracking users location data lead to Senator Al Franken (D-MN) calling upon Apple to participate in a hearing with the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law in order to discuss consumer privacy. The hearing, as scheduled, took place earlier today and Apple’s VP of software technology, Guy L. … Read More

iOS 4.3.3 Brings Changes To Crowd-Sourced Location Database Cache

iOS 4.3.3

We recently reported that iOS 4.3.3 release was expected soon and Apple on Wednesday released the latest software update which fixes the location tracking bug in iOS devices. Apple was quick to respond to questions concerning location data which was being stores locally on the device and backed up to the computer. The Cupertino based company in its detailed Q&A … Read More