Dallas police, fire trying 'what3words' location technology


Dallas' fire and police departments are trying out what3words, a location technology that uses word sequences to describe precise locations.

New York State Assembly mulls ban on targeted mobile advertising in abortion clinics


A new bill in New York State would make it illegal for mobile advertisers to target people who visit reproductive health clinics.

Geolocation Privacy Protection Act vetoed by Illinois governor


The protections would require companies to ask for consumers’ consent before accessing and sharing their data, but the governor said it's no more than excessive red tape.