Google Wi-Fi Database Opt-Out is a Cop Out

google_maps_with_streetviewThe days of cable connectivity are coming to an end, but with technological advances security should still be at the forefront of our minds. How important is your privacy to you? If you're on Twitter or Facebook, you'll probably be used to adjusting your privacy settings when required. You might not be that bothered anyway, [...]

Google Gears Adds Capability to Inform Websites Where You’re Surfing From

Google ChromeGoogle is announcing that the company is now embedding its geolocation technology into Google Gears, Chrome and the Android platform. The new Gears Geolocation API, which the company says is targeting Wi-Fi laptops, is designed so developers can determine where a user is located within a 200 meter range and provide relevant information like... where [...]