Tile partners with Intel to bring its location tracking tech to laptops
Tile’s tracking solution will let users find their Intel-powered laptop even if it is in sleep mode, and will be released to OEMs later this year.
Google releases a trio of new features for Fast Pair compatible Bluetooth accessories
Google has started the rollout of a new tracking feature to find misplaced devices and a nifty battery status information tool for compatible accessories.
FCC investigating exploit in prison inmate location service used to track other people
Securus allows law enforcement to track prison inmates’ phone calls, but one sheriff abused a feature from software vendor Securus to track other people’s locations.
Google recklessly collected location info from unaware Android users for months on end
Location tracking is already a major privacy concern for many mobile device users, but the way Google’s been doing it is far worse than we ever imagined.
hidden risks of wifi
Security & Privacy: The Hidden Risks of WiFi
Every person who carries a WiFi enabled device with them can be tracked. The people they’re with can be tracked. Even if you have the WiFi on your device turned off, the device will occasionally turn it back on to “look around”.