Mozilla experimenting on a Location based crowdsourced geolocation data service to help you find your device

Is your device equipped with a weak GPS to determine where it is? Well seems Mozilla has got a solution for you. The company popularly known for it’s  Firefox browser and recently the OS has started a new experimental initiative. The software community has established an experimental Mozilla Location Service to collect crowdsourced geolocation data from cellular towers and public WiFi networks. According to the Mozilla blog, this will help devices with weak or non-existent GPS capabilities will be able to determine where they’re at with the help of the service.

If you are interested in contributing will need to download the MozStumbler app for Android,mess around and upload data. Since data and information is sensitive, Mozilla’s aware you’d be handing over personal location info by using the application, so they have consecrated to improve privacy all around.

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