I have little snitch installed and every time I resume my macbook pro gs-loc.apple.com on port 443 wants to connect. I'm thinking it's to find your location so that iCloud can display it. the exec is called locationd. I pretty sure that my guess is right. I just wanted to see what the community thought.
Yep, it’s Location Services. The location is updated on a regular interval, or when an app requests it.
I worked it out while using Little Snitch, just like you. As there was a
To confirm, I turned off Location Services, and sure enough,