Nokia's map data reveals flow of highway life
Toys inspire giant 'dandelion' anti-mine device
Childhood toys lost in a war-torn field have inspired an odd-looking invention which its young Dutch inventor hopes can help save thousands of lives and limbs in his native Afghanistan.
Researches build robot to sniff out methane at landfills
US regulators pull plug on LightSquared
US telecom regulators have pulled the plug on an ambitious plan to build a high-speed wireless broadband network, citing potential interference with GPS navigation devices.
GPS court ruling leaves US phone tracking unclear
A US Supreme Court decision requiring a warrant to place a GPS device on the car of a criminal suspect leaves unresolved the bigger issue of police tracking using mobile phones, legal experts say.
Egg–stealing goannas get GPS trackers
Scientists at The University of Queensland are fitting goannas with GPS tracking devices as they search for ways to stop them devouring loggerhead turtle eggs.
Court ruling forces FBI to deactivate GPS to track suspects
A recent US Supreme Court decision is hurting the ability of federal law enforcement agencies to monitor criminal suspects with global positioning satellites (GPS), according to FBI Director Robert Mueller.
Warrant needed for GPS tracking, high court says (Update)
(AP) -- In a rare defeat for law enforcement, the Supreme Court unanimously agreed on Monday to bar police from installing GPS technology to track suspects without first getting a judge's approval. The justices ...
UT researchers show how easy it is to spoof unencrypted GPS signals used by drones
High court troubled by warrantless GPS tracking (Update)
The Supreme Court invoked visions of an all-seeing Big Brother and satellites watching us from above. Then things got personal Tuesday when the justices were told police could slap GPS devices on their cars ...
GPS satellites not 'falling out of the sky': Air Force
You can put those maps away. The US Air Force has shot down fears that the space-based Global Positioning System (GPS) is going to crash.
Sony PS Vita gets world launch in Japan
Technology giant Sony on Saturday held the world launch of its next-generation PlayStation Vita handheld console in Japan, as the company aims to take a bite out of the growing smartphone games market.
High court to rule on TV indecency, GPS tracking
(AP) -- The Supreme Court has added a couple of high-profile constitutional challenges to its lineup of cases for next term: One looking at governmental regulation of television content and the other dealing with the authority ...
LightSquared gets extension for GPS test results
Federal regulators have granted a Virginia company called LightSquared a two-week extension to report on recent tests that aimed to determine whether its proposed high-speed wireless broadband network would cripple GPS systems ...