Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Feb 8, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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Path is a relatively new social network that has garnered a lot of critical praise. But it turns out the iPhone app has been gathering up a user's address book information and transmitting it, unencrypted, back to Path. And Path isn't the only app in the world to use your information. Also, the booming app economy is a jobs bonanza.

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Path: The iPhone app taking your address book

Feb 8, 2012
Path is a relatively new social network that has garnered a lot of critical praise. But it turns out the iPhone app is gathering info from address books, and transmitting it back, unencrypted. Also, the booming app economy is a jobs bonanza.

Path is a relatively new social network that has garnered a lot of critical praise. But it turns out the iPhone app has been gathering up a user’s address book information and transmitting it, unencrypted, back to Path. And Path isn’t the only app in the world to use your information. Also, the booming app economy is a jobs bonanza.

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