Silvercar Adds Rental Location No. 25 at San Francisco’s Union Square

Silvercar Adds 25th Location at San Fran’s Union Square Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Dozens of iOS apps surreptitiously share user location data with tracking firms

Enlarge (credit: Mongkol Chuewong, GettyImages) During preparation for a workshop at DEF CON in August on locating privacy leaks in network traffic, we discovered a number of applications on both iOS and Android that were broadcasting precise location data back to the applications’ developers—in some cases in unencrypted formats. Research released late Friday by Sudo […]

Fortnite Cube crashes Summer Skirmish on the way to next location

Fans are still trying to work out what the Fortnite Cube and where it might be heading to. And today it caused some major disruption during Epic Games’ Summer Skirmish event at PAX West. A series of solo matches made up week 8 of Summer Skirmish action today, with several heats determining who made it […]

Yes, The Big G is following you: Google admits it tracks users when location history is turned off

Google has confirmed that it still tracks users even after they turn off the “Location History” setting on their device. It comes just one day after the practice was revealed by an AP investigation. The clarification is mentioned on a Location History help page, which Google changed on Thursday. The once erroneous wording has now […]

Fortnite secret Battle Star: Hidden Road Trip loading screen map location for week 6

The Fortnite secret Battle Star for week 6 has been discovered after the Road Trip loading screen that shows the hidden location was leaked ahead of launch. For those not in the know, Fortnite season 5 features bonus challenges in the Battle Pass. If you complete every Fortnite weekly challenge then you have the chance to get […]

Poldark season 5 spoilers: Ross and Demelza’s future REVEALED as BBC location confirmed

The sweeping period romance has been rooted amid the cliffs of Cornwall ever since its first episode in series one. Yet series four of Poldark has seen a major shift in location following a dramatic scene in which Ross Poldark (played by Aidan Turner) became the next Cornwall MP. This has meant the brooding former […]

Verizon and AT&T will stop selling your phone’s location to data brokers

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | skaman306) Verizon and AT&T have promised to stop selling their mobile customers’ location information to third-party data brokers following a security problem that leaked the real-time location of US cell phone users. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) recently urged all four major carriers to stop the practice, and today he published […]

Heartland Tech Weekly: What scaling startups look for in a second location

This week, there are a couple of stories in the Heartland Tech newsletter that touch on scaling startups looking outside of the Bay Area. First, there’s my story on Opendoor adding an engineering office in Atlanta, its first outside of San Francisco. Second, there’s a nice analysis from Crunchbase News on where unicorn companies are opening offices…Read More