Big news from the O'Reilly Where 2.0 conference this week. Data scientists Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden (who is also a ReadWriteWeb contributor) revealed that iPhones running iOS4 are keeping an ongoing record of your location in an unencrypted and unprotected file. Privacy concerns plus security concerns plus anything to do with Steve Jobs' company equals the most popular story of the week.

After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key trends that are shaping the Web - mobile, location, Internet of Things - plus highlights from our six channels. Read on for more.

Top Stories of the Week


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Get Ready For The ReadWriteWeb 2WAY Summit: June 13-14 in New York City

Join ReadWriteWeb for one of the top tech events of the summer. Day one of the summit will feature talks from some of the smartest folks in technology and media, including Fred Wilson, Gawker CEO Nick Denton, Jason Calacanis, danah boyd, Flipboard CEO Mike McCue, Chris Dixon, NPR's Andy Carvin and more. Day two is all about learning and interaction, with breakout discussions and enriching workshops that cater to all levels of Web knowledge.

Visit the event site now for more information and to buy your ticket.


More Location coverage


More Mobile coverage

Internet of Things

More Internet of Things coverage


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