Thursday, April 28, 2011

Apple says iPhone location tracking was a "misunderstanding..."

It took a week, but Apple finally responded last night to a row that its iPhone logs owners' movements.

The technology giant denied that its phenomenally popular handset has a privacy problem - and then promised to fix it.

The controversy erupted last week when security researchers said a file found on PCs linked to iPhones allowed them to create maps of the phones' movements for up to a year.

Combined with similar questions about Google's Android smartphone software, the news left privacy-conscious smartphone users wondering how much information they were unknowingly giving up. More...

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