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GPS, Tech

It’s (finally) the bicycle’s turn for a GPS of its own

October 6, 2017

Via: Mashable

The Beeline is exactly the kind of compass that cyclists need. Having your phone out while you’re on a bicycle ride is dangerous business, even if you’re using it for your GPS. If you have it strapped to your bike […]


GPS, Tech

Development and launch of centimeter accurate enhanced GPS with realtime correction

August 18, 2017

Via: NextBigFuture

The Japanese government is eyeing 2020 to begin promoting exports of a GPS technology accurate to a several centimeters. This should help services that need pinpoint accuracy clamoring for the system. An H-IIA rocket carrying the Michibiki No. 3 quasi-zenith satellite […]


GPS, Tech

Security & Privacy: Location Tracking, ergo ‘They Know Where You Are’

June 7, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

So far in this series, we’ve talked about encrypting your Internet traffic using a VPN, how to avoid getting infected by malware, how to physically secure your phone, how to encrypt your communications, and more. To review our definitions, Privacy […]


GPS, Networking, Tech

Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things

May 24, 2017

Via: InformationWeek

As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives. Between my role at Seagate in Cupertino and the […]


GPS, Tech

How GPS keeps up with the continent that’s in constant motion

February 7, 2017

Via: Mashable

Nothing on the Earth’s solid surface is static because all land is moving very slowly due to continental drift. This very slow movement affects everything around you in the same way so you can’t tell it is happening, unless you […]


Gadgets, GPS

Hands-on with the GPS-enabled Casio Pro Trek Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch

January 6, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Smartwatches are still struggling to achieve anywhere close to the commercial appeal of smartphones themselves, and while the market has seen some rough patches over the course of the past year, manufacturers consider to soldier on, trying to perfect the […]


Gadgets, GPS

LeEco smart bikes have touchscreens that run Android, coming to North America later this year

January 5, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

LeEco offers more than just smartphones, with the company also cooking up TVs, cars, and bikes. And soon, those bikes will make their way to North America. The LeEco Smart Road Bike and Smart Mountain Bike will launch in North […]


GPS, News and Press

Agile Snaps Up Ajilus To Strengthen eCommerce Logistics Network

August 17, 2016

Via: Pymnts

Transportation and shipping logistic management firm Agile Network has entered an agreement to purchase Ajilus – a Seattle-based shipping systems and supply chain software consultancy. Ajilus, apart from having a name that fits well within its new parent company – […]


GPS

Verizon spends $2.4 billion on GPS vehicle tracking company Fleetmatics

August 2, 2016

Via: CNET

Automakers aren’t the only ones cashing in on the connected-car revolution — telematics companies are making sure to get their piece of the pie. In an effort to bolster its own portfolio, telecom giant Verizon is buying Fleetmatics, a company […]


GPS

The best GPS trackers for kids

July 26, 2016

Via: Tech Radar

GPS trackers for kids are designed to give parents or carers peace of mind about a child’s whereabouts. It’s not always easy to keep both eyes on active youngsters, and GPS tracking is the next-best way of keeping track of […]