Apple, Google partner to combat creepy tracking tactics

In this illustration photographed in La Habra, Calif., the AirTag tracking device is introduced during a virtual event held in 2021 to announce new Apple products. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and Google are teaming up to thwart unwanted tracking through Bluetooth devices that were created to help people find lost keys, keep tabs on luggage or to locate other things that have a tendency to be misplaced or lost.