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The media storm over Apple’s potential to track the location of your iPhone has obviously troubled Apple, because it has issued an extraordinary 10-point Q&A on the subject. You can read it in full after the break but in doing so, it revealed two very interesting things.

Firstly, that Apple’s planning a free iOS update to reduce the amount of data it collects per phone. And secondly that in the next few years it is launching…

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That Facebook Places Twitter account we spotted yesterday wasn’t the real deal after all. But Facebook Places is. The long-awaited Facebook location service was unveiled at a Palo Alto press event last night and it looks like it could be the ultimate location app, dragging other location apps like Foursquare and Gowalla into its orbit…

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Facebook location features have been in the offing for months but it looks like they could finally be ready for launch. US tech journos have received invites to head to Facebook HQ in Palo Alto on Wednesday for a three-hour long update on the social network’s features and products and the most think Facebook location features will be top of the list…

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Facebook privacy changes are on the way again. Facebook is planning a change to its privacy policy to allow it to share your name, photo, friends list and public information with a list of third-party websites. The big problem with the new Facebook privacy plan? Facebook wants to make it automatic.

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FoursquareFoursquare, the location-aware iPhone city game that invites you to check in to locations to gain points, has finally got further than London adding five more cities in the UK. Click through to find out if Foursquare has found you…

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TwitterTwitter announced it was planning to add location data to tweets back in August. Now the geolocation functionality is complete and you can give permission for Twitter to take down your movements.

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TwitterTwitter recently announced it would add location information to tweets, now it seems that new feature will bring local trending topic lists. Say goodbye to seeing America saying “goodnight” just as you’re crawling out of bed, and hello to complaints about London buses or northern drizzle.

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Wednesday, 12.30 o’clock – we make that precisely halfway through the working week, so what better excuse to settle down and browse through all of today’s news? It’s the lunchtime lowdown, with tech hot topics galore!

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