Apple has issued an official statement in an attempt to explain recent reports about the gathering and use of location information by the company's flagship iPhone handset.
A number of U.S. legislators have expressed concern over a recent report that iPhones and iPads running iOS 4 are stealthily tracking and logging the locations of their owners.
Two security researchers have discovered that iPhones and 3G iPads running iOS 4 are "routinely" tracking and recording user locations (along with time stamps) in a hidden file.
New EU regulations set to come into force in May could damage businesses' competitiveness, a UK trade body has warned. But never mind - it'll be months before anybody has to comply with the rules.
An iPhone user has launched a lawsuit against Apple, accusing it of allowing applications to gather personal information without users' consent.
They say it sounds like Big Brother, but a high-tech piece of equipment that tracks your driving could bring you big savings on car insurance. That is enough for some people to accept it with open arms.
Apple is reportedly eyeing a new "Friend Locator" app that could allow remote iPhone tracking.
A federal appeals court has rejected a claim by the Obama administration that it is "never required" to obtain a court order before accessing cell-site information retained by mobile carriers.
Two angry Californians have filed a lawsuit against YouPorn for allegedly tracking their online behavior.
The federal government was recently forced to admit it routinely tracks financial information in real-time by monitoring credit card transactions, loyalty cards, and even travel reservations.
A group of online tracking companies is promising to allow consumers to see what data is being held on them.
The concept of a tracking chip has floated around the minds of various legislators, science fiction writers, and even parents for some time.
People put RFID tracking chips in their pets because they care about their well-being. However, that could change soon thanks to a lawsuit against Merck & Co., Inc. which claims the HomeAgain pet microchip may cause cancer cells to develop in cats and dogs.
It seems as if the FBI has been caught tracking a California student with outdated spy gear.
Lockheed Martin and Intelleflex have developed an advanced perimeter security system that uses modified firmware, interrogation protocols and tracking algorithms to prevent unauthorized infiltrations.
The US government is pushing to be allowed access to people's cellphone records to help fight crime.