The use of API’s that allow applications to detect a machine’s location (Geo-location) seems to have interested Microsoft.

Code from the latest leaked build of Windows 8 seems to show that this may be a feature implemented in Windows 8.

Redmond Pie seems to have the scoop on this one.

Here’s the code that seems to support the theory:

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Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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