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AirCover secures $10m funding and a firm foothold on Android security

Just launched in the Android Market today, AirCover is a full-featured security app that’s available to download for free. And with a $10 million round of funding led by Accel-IDG China, the company behind the app, BlueSprig, looks like it’s here to stay. Also available on iOS devices, AirCover ... Full Article »

March 6, 2012 2:01pm

Share secure location updates with the Glympse app for Android

Keeping tabs on your wandering significant other and wild kids just got a whole lot easier. The free Glympse app for Android allows you to safely send location updates to anyone with a cell phone. You can share timed location updates through text, email, Facebook and Twitter. The location-tracking a ... Full Article »

March 5, 2012 4:30pm

New Jersey judge rules using GPS to track spouse’s location is legal

If you’re suspicious about your spouse, it’s not an invasion of privacy to use a GPS device to track their whereabouts, at least in New Jersey. The story comes from, in which an appellate court panel has ruled in the case of a Gloucester County couple that employing GPS technology to tra ... Full Article »

July 8, 2011 2:11pm

Senate bill would add protections for mobile users’ location data

Sen. Al Franken isn’t happy about the prospect of mobile operating system developers like Google (GOOG), Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT) and Research In Motion (RIMM) gathering users’ location data and sharing it without their permission. The Minnesota democrat introduced the bill along with Ric ... Full Article »

June 16, 2011 1:20pm

Senator introduces bill to add privacy protections to cloud data

Suddenly, everyone’s trying to send your data out into the “cloud,” promising all kinds of great services. But the cloud (a term used to refer to using Internet-based servers to store and access information, rather than using more traditional data storage devices like hard drives) brings with ... Full Article »

May 24, 2011 4:30pm

Meet the Makers: WHERE

WHERE, a location-based search and recommendation tool, was among the first apps in the Android Market. With a recently added feature called “Perfect Places,” WHERE wants to offer the best recommendations possible. They’ve been working at it a long time, having launched long before the iPhone ... Full Article »

March 3, 2011 9:53am

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