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Halton Regional Police to now use what3words app to assist in locating people lost or in distress 

The Halton Regional Police has announced that it is now using the innovative location technology what3words to identify exactly where help is needed and...

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality could be repealed in the US, Google is tracking Android users

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to repeal net neutrality, Google is collecting location data from Android users behind the scenes, and RBC is opening an artificial intelligence research lab in Montreal.

Location-based services can also handle privacy, says Ontario

The provincial privacy commissioner shows how privacy policy can be woven into wireless service

Ruckus to offer cloud-based Wi-Fi location services

Company says location of users with mobile devices can be determined without extra appliances

Canadian location-based data company sold to French firm

In a way, it's a marriage of a Canadian electronic data specialist and a European company that focuses on snail mail. DMTI Spatial, a Toronto-based...

Singapore boosts free Wi-Fi speed

Singapore's free Wi-Fi service, Wireless@SG, got a speed boost this week as the government agency that oversees the service outlined plans to add new features to the network, including...

Rogers AT&T added to wireless arsenal

In another step aimed at catapulting its software onto mobile devices,nMicrosoft Corp. announced recently that it has struck an alliance with AT&TnWireless Services Inc. in a bid to crack the enterprise market.

Concerns mount over wireless location technology

Worries over privacy in wireless location-based services dominated the start of the Mobile Commerce Conference in San Jose, Calif., although vendors and carriers say they are prepared to protect user privacy.

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