An Associated Press report out today revealed that Google applications can still collect location data even when you have the “location history” feature turned off. Stop it: If you want to rescind Google’s permission to monitor your phone’s location in any circumstances, you will need to turn off both “location history” and “web and app activity.” Turn it off or keep it on? Keeping location and data tracking on can enable more features in Google, included automated commuting estimates and more ads related to your area. But turning it off will help protect your privacy and keep more of your data for you, and you alone. Get the full story at MIT Technology Review Read also "Google tracks your movements, like it or not" at AP News