Apple and Google Answer Tough Questions From Senators on the Location Brouhaha

Geolocation has been a Horizon technology for quite some time, but its received mixed feelings in terms of whether it causes more harm than good. In this article, both Apple and Google address privacy concerns, testifying before Congress. Google circumvents the privacy issue by asserting that the location-based services are opt-in only, while Apple does the same, providing customers with an "on and off switch."