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Apple's new iPhoto maps using OpenStreetMap data
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Apple ditches Google Maps in favour of OpenStreetMap, just like Foursquare

Apple launched iPhoto for iPad yesterday, complete with the usual integrated mapping features. However, unlike its desktop counterpart, iPhoto for iOS uses OpenStreetMap (OSM) data, with Apple apparently deciding to ditch Google Maps on this product.
Geolocation Privacy concerns, via Microsoft
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Geolocation apps causing new privacy and safety fears for smartphone users

Smartphone users are becoming more concerned about their privacy when using geolocation apps, according to a survey released by Microsoft this week to coincide with Data Privacy Day. The survey found that users have a host of concerns for their privacy when using location based phone apps Some 84% of respondents said that they fear such applications could be used to help unknown people steal personal information or identities.