GPS data reveals more on mega-thrust earthquakes
Researchers use GPS data to model effects of tidal loads on Earth's surface
(PhysOrg.com) -- For many people, Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite technology is little more than a high-tech version of a traditional paper map. Used in automobile navigation systems and smart phones, ...
Planned wireless Internet network threatens GPS
A new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network is threatening to overpower GPS signals across the U.S. and interfere with everything from airplanes to police cars to consumer navigation devices.
N. Korea jammed S. Korea GPS devices: report
North Korea used jamming equipment to block South Korean military communication devices last week, a report said Sunday, amid high tension over the joint drills between Seoul and Washington.
New 4G network could cause widespread GPS dead zones
Kids who skip school are tracked by GPS
Frustrated by students habitually skipping class, police and school officials in Anaheim, Calif., are turning to GPS tracking to ensure they come to class.
Review: Technology helps golfers fine-tune game
(AP) -- Golf is a constant quest for improvement, which is why new clubs, balls, training aids and other gadgets are introduced each year. If gadgets were truly the answer, of course, there would be more ...
Japan eyes building its own GPS system
Japan is considering launching new satellites to establish its own global positioning system (GPS) in a bid to reduce its reliance on the US navigation network, officials said on Wednesday.
Solar panels, anti-freeze beetles in space
San Diego engineering students recently sent a weather balloon up 80,000 feet to near space to study the effects of solar power, climate change and even the survival rate of anti-freeze beetles. The launch, ...
Russia 'suspends satellite launch' after failures
Russia's space agency has suspended this month's launch of a European satellite after a rocket failed to take its payload into orbit last weekend, Interfax reported on Friday.
Russia probes navigation system spending after crash
Russia launched a probe Tuesday into whether the money assigned to create a satellite navigation rival to the US GPS system was being wisely spent, prosecutors said, after the latest launch ended in failure.
EU rejects 'exorbitant' price talk for Galileo maps
A top European official slapped down reports on Tuesday that the much-delayed Galileo satellite navigation system could be 20 billion euros over budget, as he named a new contractor for the project.
Air Force rebuts gov't auditor concerns about GPS
(AP) -- A government report raising questions about the future reliability of the Global Positioning System satellite network is "overly pessimistic," Air Force commanders said Friday.
Japan launches satellite for better GPS coverage (Update)
Japan on Saturday launched a rocket carrying a satellite intended to improve global positioning systems.