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Parents Tracks Daughter’s Phone, Receives Stalking Order

12/28/2012, It seems that a court has slapped a pair of parents with a stalking order, after discovering that they have been stalking their daughter’s phone. In this particular case that concerns 21-year-old Aubrey Ireland, who happened to be musically talented and...

Saudi Women Monitored Via Electronic Tracking System

11/27/2012, If you thought that your parents were being unreasonable, asking you to call them when you have arrived at the prom, and arriving at the hotel or prom venue when the event is over, perhaps you might want to head on to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and live...

BiKN iPhone case turns it into a homing beacon

11/11/2011, Treehouse Labs have recently announced the BiKN (pronounced as “beacon”) for the iPhone. Basically what it comprises of is a casing for your iPhone, the myBiKN app and a set of clip-on tags which can be attached to just about anything. The tags...

GPS Shoe helps track patients with Alzheimer’s

10/26/2011, If you know someone with Alzheimer’s and you’re constantly worried about their whereabouts and welfare, Aetrex Worldwide and GTX Corp have developed the GPS Shoe, which as the name implies, will allow caregivers or family members to keep track of a...

DoCoMo Tracks Calories With Food Photos

10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Japanese carrier DoCoMo is demonstrating a research project that aims at tracking one’s calorie intake by recognizing meals based on photos. As you can imagine, this would be a “low-maintenance” way of tracking that kind of...

Find My iPhone used in Chilean search and rescue operation

09/07/2011, While location data and tracking may be frowned upon due to their invasion of privacy, it seems that there are more noble uses for it. In recent news there has been a report on the Chilean airplane crash, where the plane attempted two landings but failed...

Microsoft investigates location data collection accusations

09/06/2011, Last week Microsoft was sued for allegedly collecting location data from it Windows Phone users despite them opting out of sending location data on their phones. This week, Microsoft has responded to the lawsuit with a statement saying, “Microsoft...

Facebook knows which sites you’ve been visiting

06/02/2011, Facebook is on its way to world domination. It’s pretty much impossible to discover a website that doesn’t have a Facebook “Like” or “Share” button anymore. If you’re wondering why, it’s because the Facebook...

iPhone tracking bug fix coming, says Apple

04/28/2011, Steve Jobs might have denied that iOS performs tracking illegally, and his stand is backed by Apple (naturally) by stating on their website that “the iPhone is not logging your location. Rather, it is maintaining a database of Wi-Fi hotspots and cell...

Apple speaks up about iOS tracking issues

04/27/2011, After about a week of silence, Apple has finally spoken up about the whole debacle surrounding the iOS tracking issue. In a press release today, the company has come clean about what the iOS does and how it obtains your location data.

S-911 GPS Tracking Bracelet helps patients with cognitive disorders

04/26/2011, Adiant Solutions, a company known for its GPS safety and tracking solutions, has just announced the availability of their new S-911 tracking bracelet. The S-911 is a tracking bracelet that is designed to give a peace of mind to folks with loved ones that...

iOS tracking allegedly denied by Steve Jobs

04/25/2011, Last week we reported about your iOS device keeping tabs on you wherever you go, and how easy it was to read the database containing your location data. As usual, this location-storing issue caused a huge stir among the internet and the media, leading to...

Kinect used to control DIY Eye of Sauron

03/18/2011, Fans of Lord of the Rings are going to love this new way to use the Kinect. The Technology Studio in UK recently uploaded a video of a giant eyeball that used the Kinect’s motion sensors to detect people walking around it. The eyeball could...