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May 14, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
Positive Train Control systems use satellite and computer data to monitor trains and prevent them from going too fast.
May 12, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Details from a recent patent application reveal ambitious plans for GPS tracking and delivery. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
This atomic clock is three times more precise as the previous record holder.
Apr 12, 2015 09:57 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
For major earthquake GPS sensors in smartphones can provide up to several seconds of warning. Continue reading →
Mar 30, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The large number of entangled particles could improve the accuracy of GPS and atomic clocks.
Mar 26, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
With various spy gadgets on the retail shelves, surveillance tech isn't just for secret agents anymore.
Jan 13, 2015 12:43 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Thanks to location services on laptops and smartphones, the alerts will be targeted at those people closest to the source of the event.
Dec 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // AFP
Although tracking aircraft by satellite has been cited as a top priority, no deadline has been set for its implementation.
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