Definition - What does Carrier IQ mean?
Carrier IQ made news in 2011 following complaints that its embedded analytics systems invaded smartphone users' privacy. Although Carrier IQ collects performance data, this means essentially tracking and logging what users do on their phones, which critics say presents a risk to user privacy.
The company was founded in 2005 and is based in California.
Techopedia explains Carrier IQ
Some of the latest news on the company shows that Carrier IQ is continuing to respond to privacy issues by hiring key staffers to work with regulators and address security and privacy concerns.