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Students “spoof” GPS system to gain control of a yacht – Salon


Students “spoof” GPS system to gain control of a yacht
Salon
A group of University of Texas students gained control of the navigation system on an $80 million yacht in the Mediterranean Sea. In essence they overrode the GPS signals the boat receives from satellites to mislead the crew about the boat's location.

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Intel Buys GPS Technology To Boost Mobile Effort – InformationWeek



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Intel Buys GPS Technology To Boost Mobile Effort
InformationWeek
Intel scoops up ST-Ericsson's geo-location business in a bid to improve its mobile offerings. Start The Discussion · Tweet; Mail Mail; Print Print · Eric Zeman | May 29, 2013 12:17 PM. Intel confirmed that it has purchased ST-Ericsson's global navigation satellite
Intel nabs mobile GPS business of moribund ST-EricssonRegister
One sign Intel is going to make its own reference phones: It just bought the GPS Quartz
Mystery for the day: Who's buying ST-Ericsson's geolocation business?GigaOM
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Intel buys satellite navigation chips business from ST-Ericsson – PCWorld



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Intel buys satellite navigation chips business from ST-Ericsson
PCWorld
Intel has confirmed that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of the Global Navigation Satellite System business of ST-Ericsson, extending its investments in positioning technology. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Intel confirms acquisition of ST-Ericsson's GPS businessZDNet
Intel to Buy ST-Ericsson's GPS Chip BusinesseWeek
Intel nabs mobile GPS business of moribund ST-EricssonRegister
GigaOM -GPS Business News -ElectronicsWeekly.com
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Google conquers cartography again with faster, cleaner, smarter Maps – Digital Trends



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Google conquers cartography again with faster, cleaner, smarter Maps
Digital Trends
After the third or fourth missed turn on a solo motorcycle trip through Pennsylvania's Pocono mountains, I realized Google Maps had screwed me. With no GPS or smartphone, I was relying on a crumpled up sheet of printed directions from Google Maps taped
Google Sends Street View Cameras To The Galapagos IslandsHot Hardware
Google Maps Reveals Panoramic 'Street View' of the GalapagosPC Magazine
Google Takes Street View Trekker And Underwater Cameras To The Galapagos TechCrunch
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Magnitude 6 quake Tohoku region; no tsunami warning issued – The Japan Times – The Japan Times



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Magnitude 6 quake Tohoku region; no tsunami warning issued – The Japan Times
The Japan Times
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 jolted the Tohoku region and surrounding areas Saturday afternoon, the Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued. On the Japanese seismic scale to 7, the 2:48 p.m. quake, which
GPS data could improve tsunami early warningsBBC News
Earthquake Hits Northern Japan, No Reports of Damage – VOAVoice of America
GPS system can accurately predict post-quake tsunami, study findsLos Angeles Times
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California court bans use of smart phone maps while driving – Christian Science Monitor



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California court bans use of smart phone maps while driving
Christian Science Monitor
A recent ruling by a California court determined that using GPS navigation on a smart phone is illegal unless the device is mounted on a dashboard or otherwise handsfree. TomTom. Enlarge. Using Google maps to get around in your car might not be a viable
Get lost, drivers: Google Maps is not for you – US judgeRegister
Smartphone Maps While Driving Banned In CaliforniaInformationWeek
Using a hands-on GPS while driving in California is now illegalTechSpot
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Smart bracelet protects aid workers – BBC News



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Smart bracelet protects aid workers
BBC News
A hi-tech bracelet could soon be helping civil rights and aid workers at risk of being kidnapped or killed. When triggered, the personal alarm uses phone and sat-nav technology to warn that its wearer is in danger. Warnings are sent in the form of messages to
GPS bracelet uses social media to protect Civil Rights ActivistsSlashGear
GPS bracelet is a social media alert system in case of assaultDVICE
GPS Bracelet Tweets Kidnap Alerts, Civil Rights Defenders' 'Natalia Project Design & Trend
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The growing push to track your location indoors – CNN International



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The growing push to track your location indoors
CNN International
(CNN) — Sure, the GPS on your phone or dedicated device can get you from Point A to Point B on the interstate, frustrating "Calibrating … calibrating …" moments aside. But a new move in mobile tech is seeing startups who want to help you find the store
Apple buys indoor GPS company WiFiSlamThe Droid Guy

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Apple Acquires WiFiSLAM for its Indoor Location-Tracking Tech – PC Magazine



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Apple Acquires WiFiSLAM for its Indoor Location-Tracking Tech
PC Magazine
And here you thought it was tricky enough to get the correct directions to your driving destination via the GPS-friendly app on your iPhone. Apple's allegedly upping the ante in the world of location services by acquiring a company that could help give it more of
Apple Buys Indoor Location-Services Startup WiFiSLAMBloomberg
Apple: Should Rivals Fear This Slam-Dunk Deal?Forbes
Apple buys indoor GPS specialist: WSJMarketWatch
Business Recorder (blog) -Inquirer -Fox Business
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Apple Buys Indoor GPS Specialist In Map War – Wall Street Journal



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Apple Buys Indoor GPS Specialist In Map War
Wall Street Journal
Apple Inc. has acquired the indoor-GPS company WifiSLAM, a sign that a war over indoor mobile-location services is heating up. Apple paid around $20 million for the Silicon Valley-based startup, according to a person familiar with the matter who said the
Apple Buys Indoor Mapping Startup WiFiSLAM for $20 Million: ReporteWeek
Apple's $20M purchase of WiFiSLAM snubs Google's Android for indoor map techApple Insider
Apple Acquires WiFiSLAM for its Indoor Location-Tracking TechPC Magazine
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