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Friday, February 6, 2009

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Google Latitude

ComputerWorld: Yesterday, Google Inc. released the real-time location tool Google Latitude and opened up a new world of location-based services for both PC and mobile phone users.

Latitude enables you to track friends, family, employees and others — and vice versa — in real time. Whether this is a good thing (hey, you'll always know where your buddy is in the stadium parking lot) or a preview of a corporate 1984 world in which your boss can track your every move will be determined by how people use the service. It's no surprise that at least one privacy group has already voiced security concerns over Latitude.

Read the whole thing to learn how it works.

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