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Businesses are building shopper profiles based on sniffing phones' WiFi

Businesses are building shopper profiles based on sniffing phones' WiFi

Location analytics companies are using consumers' phones to create portraits of people's habits as they go about their daily lives, whether that includes visits to nightclub, gyms, doctors' offices or whatever else you get up to in the day.

LinkedIn denies hacking into users' email

LinkedIn denies charges that it hacks users' email

No, LinkedIn most certainly does not sink its marketing fangs into users' private email accounts and suck out their contact lists - well, at least, not without users' permission - the company said over the weekend in response to a class action lawsuit filed last week.

Macs and malware - See how Apple has changed its marketing message

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Apple has changed the wording on its website regarding Mac OS X and malware.

Find out what they said before, and what they say now...

What's in a domain name?

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Was Microsoft's Bing search engine poisoned for one of Microsoft's own products? Maybe not, but there is a lesson here to be learned for internet marketers. Simply representing your brand can help users stay safe on the internet.