location services


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location services

The infrastructure that enables mobile users to identify their current physical location in the world. The GPS and cellular systems along with Wi-Fi hotspots are all used to pinpoint the longitude and latitude of the user (see mobile positioning).


The Inverted Drop Location Icon
This pin-shaped inverted drop is often used as a location icon. In Android devices (top), it is tapped to turn location services on and off. In the Regal Theater app (bottom), the icon is tapped to show nearby theaters. In contrast, Apple devices have a Location Services toggle switch in the Privacy settings.
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It also alleges it uses this data to build a "(https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/30/how-to-stop-facebook-from-storing-your-location-history.html) history of precise locations received through Location Services on your device.
Orion Labs, Inc., has unveiled Advanced Location Services, the first high-accuracy, carrier-independent 3D location platform delivered using Polaris Wireless.
Orion Labs, Inc., provider of the award-winning Voice Platform for teams, announced Advanced Location Services, the first high-accuracy, carrier-independent 3D location platform delivered using Polaris Wireless, the company said.
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The feature can be found by clicking on Settings (an app with an icon which looks like a little cog), then click on 'Privacy', Open up 'Location Services' and scroll right down to the bottom of the menu and press 'system services'.
HID Global and Mist Systems are working together to converge Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)-based location services with Wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure for better deployment, management, and operations of IoT devices.
AT&T (T) has said it will stop selling customers' location data to third-party service providers following calls from federal lawmakers for a probe into the alleged misuse of data after a report found a complex chain of unauthorized information-sharing, the Washington Post reports, citing a company statement."In light of recent reports about the misuse of location services, we have decided to eliminate all location aggregation services - even those with clear consumer benefits.
Summary: To disable location tracking entirely, toggle the 'Location Services' setting to off
Loss mitigation outsource solutions provider Location Services, LLC, backed by Delaware Street Capital, has announced the acquisition of the business operations of repossession leader Premier Adjusters Inc., the company said.

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