Colo. company tests spacecraft in Calif. desert
A Colorado company developing a spaceship to take astronauts to the International Space Station has run the craft through a series of tests at a NASA facility in California.
Europe weighs on TomTom in Q2
(AP)—TomTom NV, Europe's largest maker of navigation devices, says its second-quarter net profit fell 14 percent to €8 million ($10.6 million) from the same period a year ago, as sales to car makers were hit by the ongoing ...
India launches satellite for new navigation system
India launched the first of seven satellites for its domestic satellite navigation network Tuesday, its space centre said, in the first step to creating a scaled down version of the US Global Positioning ...
India to launch satellite navigation system
India will Monday launch the first stage of its domestic satellite navigation network which will eventually provide services both to civilians and the military and is similar to the US Global Positioning System, officials ...
Review: Cadillac's CUE system part entertainment, part security blanket
I've been driving a 2013 Cadillac XTS to review the Cadillac User Experience entertainment system. The sticker price on the car is a touch over $60,000. I don't think I'm going to be reviewing a more expensive ...
Google snaps up Waze to add to mapping service (Update)
Google is buying online mapping service Waze in a $1.03 billion deal that keeps a potentially valuable tool away from its rivals while allowing it to gain technology that could improve the accuracy and usefulness ...
New navigation system for airplanes modernizes old technology
(Phys.org) —Research at Oregon State University has developed a new airplane navigation system based on concepts that were developed in the 1940s but are still popular and affordable, and it uses new technology to make ...
Contracts awarded in new generation ocean robot project
The next generation of ocean-going robotic vehicles will be developed by two cutting-edge technology companies from the South Coast of England, working with the UK's National Oceanography Centre.
Flirting with the satnav
Writing in the International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration, UK researchers have investigated how drivers are affected emotionally by the sounds in their car other than the noise of the engine and the road in par ...
Scientists work out way to use pulsars to provide self navigation to spacecraft in solar system
Pakistan adopts Chinese rival GPS satellite system
Pakistan is set to become the fifth Asian country to use China's domestic satellite navigation system which was launched as a rival to the US global positioning system, a report said Saturday.
Chaos could improve performance of wireless communication systems
Bees survival: Ban more pesticides?
Neonicotinoids are under intense scrutiny. But a ban of a broad variety of pesticides may be required to protect bees, humans and the environment.
US army seeks new technology to replace GPS
The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon's research agency said Wednesday.