Broadcom's new chip uses sensors, wireless protocols and multiple satellite constellations to pinpoint locations outside or inside, and even tell you which floor you're on.
U.S. police routinely track cell phones in their investigations, but only a tiny minority obtain warrants to do so, according to an ACLU investigation.
The Agriculture Department's Farm Service Agency is investigating how geospatial imagery data can be delivered via cloud-based Web services.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency challenged programmers to help harvest valuable components from retired satellites still orbiting the Earth.
The depository for federal GIS data is operating but must clear some hurdles before it can reach its full potential, geospatial information officers say.
State becomes the first to allow self-driving vehicles -- for testing, at the moment -- which Google says can increase safety.
The agency disabled thousands of Global Positioning Tracking devices to comply with a recent Supreme Court ruling that such searches require a warrant.
Ruling comes after NTIA report concludes there is "no practical way" to solve the problem of GPS interference at the moment.
Airplane arrivals at major airports could get a huge technological boost from Global Positioning System navigation thanks to a bill passed by Congress.
The court's decision that use of a GPS tracking device constitutes a search relied on property rights and did not address the question of privacy in an increasingly online world.
The court rules unanimously that police installing a GPS device on a suspect's vehicle constitutes a search and requires a warrant to be constitutional.
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A federal judge rules that the FBI doesn't need a warrant to put a GPS tracker on a suspect's car; the Supreme Court is set to decide a similar case.
In a petition to the FCC, the company says GPS device-makers have no right to protection from signal interference because LightSquared, not GPS devices, has a license to use the spectrum.
Government's increasing use of analytics software could help pull the nation out the current economic stall and make government programs smaller, smarter and cheaper.