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# tracking - Friday 11 December, 2020

Taskforce had 'positive' discussions with Data Protection Commission about vaccine tracking system
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taskforce had 'positive' discussions with Data Protection Commission about vaccine tracking system

Dec 11th 2020, 11:34 AM 6,597 Views 5 Comments

A company to provide the IT system is expected to be selected shortly.

# tracking - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Here's how to track all your mail and deliveries this Christmas season
# Deliveries
# Deliveries

Here's how to track all your mail and deliveries this Christmas season

Dec 10th 2017, 9:30 AM 24,958 Views 9 Comments

An Post has an online tracking system to keep on top of your mail.

# tracking - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing
# Behind The Scenes
# Behind The Scenes

Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing

Aug 11th 2016, 5:01 PM 12,132 Views 15 Comments

Researchers found a way to figure out a phone’s whereabouts without relying on GPS or WiFi.

# tracking - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Your phone's battery life is being used to track you online
# In The Background
# In The Background

Your phone's battery life is being used to track you online

Aug 4th 2016, 10:10 AM 33,255 Views 16 Comments

Tracking scripts can be used to read a device’s battery level, allowing a site or ad to identify the same person from different visits.

# tracking - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Google wants to expand how it tracks you for ads - and it's giving you a choice
# Opt-in
# Opt-in

Google wants to expand how it tracks you for ads - and it's giving you a choice

Jun 29th 2016, 10:57 AM 12,272 Views 17 Comments

And yes, Google still knows quite a lot about you.

# tracking - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Your iPhone keeps track of where you've been. Here's how to stop it
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Your iPhone keeps track of where you've been. Here's how to stop it

May 29th 2016, 11:00 AM 63,574 Views 27 Comments

Very little will be affected if you do decide to turn it off.

# tracking - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Court hears how gardaí traced can of Red Bull found at murder scene to shop in Dublin
# Evidence
# Evidence

Court hears how gardaí traced can of Red Bull found at murder scene to shop in Dublin

Feb 2nd 2016, 6:10 AM 31,750 Views 0 Comments

Gary Flynn has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Seamus ‘Shay’ O’Byrne.

# tracking - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Want to track Santa's trip around the world? You have a few options
# Where In The World
# Where In The World

Want to track Santa's trip around the world? You have a few options

Dec 24th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,903 Views 5 Comments

And there are a few things you can do while you wait for him to arrive.

# tracking - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Here's how you can check what visited locations your phone has saved
# 12 Days Of Tech
# 12 Days Of Tech

Here's how you can check what visited locations your phone has saved

Dec 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 29,632 Views 2 Comments

Your phone automatically keeps track of all locations you’ve visited, but there’s a way to turn it off.

# tracking - Monday 23 November, 2015

A Minority Report-style interface for your devices isn't sci-fi but a real possibility
# Tracking
# Tracking

A Minority Report-style interface for your devices isn't sci-fi but a real possibility

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:00 AM 12,133 Views 2 Comments

The likes of Minority Report depict a world where you only need your hands to interact with software – and Leap Motion is working on such an experience.

# tracking - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else
# Tracking
# Tracking

Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else

Nov 10th 2015, 9:06 AM 11,556 Views 15 Comments

If it fails to comply, it will risk fines of up to €250,000 a day.

# tracking - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'Bible-toting' police officers dressed up as priests to bust drug dealer
# Out On A Lima
# Out On A Lima

'Bible-toting' police officers dressed up as priests to bust drug dealer

Sep 2nd 2015, 3:50 PM 15,414 Views 18 Comments

“As we are fighting crime, we have to be a little ingenious.”

# tracking - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Can your phone's battery really be used to spy on you?
# Too Much Information?
# Too Much Information?

Can your phone's battery really be used to spy on you?

Aug 4th 2015, 10:40 AM 19,030 Views 22 Comments

In the short-term, it can.

# tracking - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Here's how you can turn off location tracking on your phone
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

Here's how you can turn off location tracking on your phone

Feb 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 29,745 Views 18 Comments

If you find the idea of geolocation a little bit creepy.

# tracking - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Would a 'track my crime' system help victims trust garda investigations?
# Online Checkup
# Online Checkup

Would a 'track my crime' system help victims trust garda investigations?

Oct 23rd 2014, 3:44 PM 9,070 Views 47 Comments

The system is in place in the UK and could come here.

# tracking - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Here's how you can prevent ad tracking from happening on your phone
# Ad Blocker
# Ad Blocker

Here's how you can prevent ad tracking from happening on your phone

Jul 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 26,553 Views 15 Comments

Because not everyone wants their data to be used for advertising purposes.

# tracking - Monday 16 June, 2014

Analysis: England's Chris Ashton shows the value of proactive support lines
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

Analysis: England's Chris Ashton shows the value of proactive support lines

Jun 16th 2014, 3:28 PM 6,149 Views 15 Comments

The Saracens wing got on the end of an England try against New Zealand thanks to his tracking.

# tracking - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

US and UK security agencies target Angry Birds and co for user data
# Leaky Apps
# Leaky Apps

US and UK security agencies target Angry Birds and co for user data

Jan 28th 2014, 9:13 AM 5,527 Views 12 Comments

Tracking a smartphone’s apps could reveal its settings, what documents it had downloaded, and in some cases, the owner’s political alignment or sexual orientation.

# tracking - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Facebook buys sports data startup SportStream to help it find real-time content
# Tracking
# Tracking

Facebook buys sports data startup SportStream to help it find real-time content

Dec 18th 2013, 12:34 PM 3,748 Views 0 Comments

The startup tracks sports-related content, news and statistics, allowing broadcasters to find and use content from Facebook.

# tracking - Thursday 5 December, 2013

NSA gathers nearly 5 billion call records a day worldwide
# Tracking
# Tracking

NSA gathers nearly 5 billion call records a day worldwide

Dec 5th 2013, 11:08 AM 5,767 Views 48 Comments

The agency collects this information to do what it calls “target development” – finding unknown associates of targets it already knows about.

# tracking - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Pregnancy, Steam popularity and a human cyborg
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Pregnancy, Steam popularity and a human cyborg

Nov 3rd 2013, 11:00 AM 15,837 Views 13 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# tracking - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Here's how many people are electronically tagged in Ireland*
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

Here's how many people are electronically tagged in Ireland*

Aug 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 16,859 Views 23 Comments

*Clue: it’s not a lot.

# tracking - Thursday 22 August, 2013

'Boyfriend Tracker' app removed from Google Play
# Oh No He Didn't
# Oh No He Didn't

'Boyfriend Tracker' app removed from Google Play

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:36 PM 22,343 Views 69 Comments

The Brazilian app allowed partners track their boyfriend’s location, listen in on conversations and get copies of their texts.

# tracking - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Explainer: How Israel developed its 'Iron Dome' rocket defence system
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: How Israel developed its 'Iron Dome' rocket defence system

Nov 22nd 2012, 10:13 AM 7,442 Views 131 Comments

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system has been used heavily over the last week. Here’s the story behind it…

# tracking - Sunday 21 October, 2012

iOS 6 enables advertisers to track user preferences by default
# IPhone Tracking
# IPhone Tracking

iOS 6 enables advertisers to track user preferences by default

Oct 21st 2012, 5:00 PM 18,156 Views 44 Comments

Apple have made this possible through the use of a cookie-like unique identifer, which advertisers can use to track user preferences. It can be disabled, however.

# tracking - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Column: Ever get that feeling you’re being watched? You are – right now.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ever get that feeling you’re being watched? You are – right now.

Feb 9th 2012, 7:15 AM 105 Views 56 Comments

Our lives are closely tracked from the minute we go online, writes Hugh Torpey, and it’s only getting weirder. So should we be worried?

# tracking - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

# tracking - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Healthcare workers 'should be tracked'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Healthcare workers 'should be tracked'

Aug 3rd 2011, 7:22 PM 470 Views 16 Comments

The Health Information and Quality Authority wants every healthcare worker to be assigned a unique number which will follow them throughout the course of their career.

# tracking - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Suit brought against Apple over iPad and iPhone user 'tracking'
# Apple
# Apple

Suit brought against Apple over iPad and iPhone user 'tracking'

Apr 26th 2011, 12:53 PM 1,098 Views 0 Comments

Two Apple customers have launched a suit against the company, asking for an injunction to disable the tracking in devices – and damages for violating their rights.