28 Apr '11, 3am

Steve Jobs & top Apple execs address location tracking on iOS 4

Q&A: Steve Jobs & Top Apple Execs on Location Tracking The internet has been all a-flurry ever since a pair of researchers debuted an app which showed how iOS4 was tracking user movements. Even though this aspect of iOS4 had already been discovered since late 2010 , this latest round found a larger audience, and has triggered the United States Congress to ask for a hearing from Apple, Google, Microsoft Corp, Nokia Corp, Research in Motion Ltd and Hewlett-Packard Co. Yesterday, Apple published an official 10 point Q&A on the matter: 3. Why is my iPhone logging my location? The iPhone is not logging your location. Rather, it’s maintaining a database of Wi-Fi hotspots and cell towers around your current location, some of which may be located more than one hundred miles away from your iPhone, to help your iPhone rapidly and accurately calculate its location when requested. Cal...

Full article: http://www.hardwarezone.com.sg/tech-news/view/169514

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