News Stories relating to "gps"
Monday, June 13, 2011
A new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network may overpower GPS signals across the US, interfering not only with the GPS in your car, but also airplanes. This is not just an annoyance: Researchers are unveiling a new tool to use GPS to detect nuclear explosions set off by rogue countries and terrorists.
Thursday, April 26, 2001
If you have a cellphone, you soon will no longer be able to hide-the government will be able to track you down. Cellphone manufacturers are under a federal mandate to equip mobile phones with location-tracking devices,beginning this October. GPS chips will be planted in the handsets so that by 2005, 95 percent of all cellphones will be able to...