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Experts: AZ Firefighter Probe Shows GPS Need

September 30, 2013 10:11 am | by Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | News | Comments

From the triple-digit temperatures the day before to the gusty winds that kicked up in a matter of hours, nearly every detail leading up the June deaths of 19 Arizona firefighters has been painstakingly spelled out by investigators. Even though they say proper procedure was followed...

Baseball Demos Location Tech with Apple's iBeacon

September 27, 2013 9:03 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

As good as GPS is at helping smartphones guide you, the...

End of the Road for LightSquared?

February 15, 2012 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has hammered what could be the final nail in the coffin for LightSquared's LTE plans.

Harbinger Value Plummets on LightSquared Bet

February 7, 2012 6:46 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared's ongoing failure to get the green light for its LTE network has made it something of...

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LightSquared Backer Rebuts Grassley Bribery Charges

February 2, 2012 7:06 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared's main financer, Philip Falcone's hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners, continues to deny allegations that it tried to bribe a senator...

Sprint Gives LightSquared Until Mid-March for FCC Clearance

February 1, 2012 6:55 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint has agreed to give LightSquared until mid-March to resolve GPS interference problems that have delayed the launch of its LTE network.

LightSquared GPS Argument Up for Public Comment

January 30, 2012 6:57 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has opened part of LightSquared's embattled wireless plans for public comment

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High Court: Warrant Needed for GPS Tracking

January 24, 2012 7:06 am | by Jesse J. Holland and Pete Yost, Associated Press | News | Comments

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...

GPS Interference Tests 'Rigged,' says LightSquared

January 18, 2012 7:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared said today that GPS industry insiders "rigged" tests which found its planned LTE network interfered with GPS receivers...

Officials: 'No Practical Solutions' for LightSquared GPS Problem

January 16, 2012 7:01 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Top government officials said Friday that there are "no practical solutions" to GPS interference problems caused by LightSquared's planned mobile broadband network...

LightSquared Says Tests Prove Interference Fix

December 8, 2011 7:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared says new tests prove it has fixed the GPS interference problem that has held up the deployment of its hybrid satellite-terrestrial LTE network.

High Court Troubled by Warrantless GPS Tracking

November 9, 2011 7:15 am | by Mark Sherman, Associated Press | News | Comments

Things got personal Tuesday when the justices were told police could slap GPS devices on their cars and track their movements without asking a judge...

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Coalition Files with FCC to Block LightSquared Spectrum Use

November 8, 2011 7:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

In a filing with the FCC, the Coalition to Save Our GPS today called on the commission to "promptly rule" that LightSquared can never use the upper mobile satellite spectrum...

Keynote Drills Down on Mobile Travel Site Performance

October 20, 2011 8:45 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Keynote Systems' Mobile Travel & Hospitality Index for September shows the importance of mobile web performance for travel-related sites...

Google Improves Maps, Turn-By-Turn with Inrix Data

September 27, 2011 8:01 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google has selected Inrix, provider of real-time traffic data, to help power its navigation and mapping applications.

APPS Chart New Path for Navigation Market

September 25, 2011 1:39 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Apps are changing the way consumers do pretty much everything, and navigation is no exception. More than 5,000 navigation-related apps exist in Apple’s App Store alone, covering everything from pedestrian routes in theme parks to public transportation.

Swedish Daycare Centers use GPS to Track Children

September 22, 2011 7:58 am | by Malin Rising, Associated Press | News | Comments

Daycare centers in Sweden have started using GPS systems and other electronic tracking devices to keep tabs on children during excursions...

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LightSquared Claims Fix to GPS Problem

September 21, 2011 8:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared claims it has come up with a "simple, affordable" fix to the GPS interference issue...

FCC No-Show, Lobbying Query Overshadow LightSquared Hearing

September 16, 2011 8:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Yesterday's House Armed Services Committee hearing was supposed to be about the impact of LightSquared's network on national security...

LightSquared Parries Feds on Capitol Hill

September 9, 2011 8:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared again found itself in the hot seat yesterday when it faced pointed questions about its network's impact on GPS service...

Texting, Grand Theft Auto Style; Alarms Pose Risk

August 19, 2011 8:04 am | by Jordan Robertson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Computer hackers can force some cars to unlock their doors and start their engines without a key by sending specially crafted messages to a car's anti-theft system.

NTIA Chief Urges FCC to Wait on LightSquared

August 15, 2011 8:27 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

NTIA chief Larry Strickling has asked the FCC to delay its approval for LightSquared's mobile broadband service...

LightSquared Lashes Out at GPS Makers

August 12, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared ratcheted up the rhetoric again yesterday when it sent a letter to the FCC blaming the GPS industry...

FCC: We Won't Let LightSquared Interfere With GPS

August 10, 2011 8:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC is maintaining a hard line on a dispute between LightSquared and the GPS industry over interference problems...

USGIC: LightSquared's Backup Plan Won't Work

August 2, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The U.S. GPS Industry Council is throwing cold water on LightSquared's backup plan for its LTE network...

Sen. Grassley: FCC Owes Answer to LightSquared GPS Query

July 6, 2011 8:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley, is taking the FCC to task for ignoring his questions on the agency's decision to grant LightSquared a conditional waiver...

LightSquared Blames GPS Industry for Interference Mess

June 30, 2011 8:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared issued a 318-page report to the FCC today reporting that its network could have a catastrophic effect on GPS service if...

Supreme Court to Review Warrantless GPS Tracking

June 27, 2011 8:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Supreme Court will weigh in on whether the police need a warrant before using a global positioning system device to track a suspect's movements.

LightSquared Delays GPS Interference Report

June 16, 2011 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared has stalled the release of a key report disclosing the full extent of the interference its network causes to GPS systems as it works to find possible solutions...

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