There's one big problem with location-based services that use GPS; it can't reach inside buildings. Location-based startup IndoorAtlas came up with a solution to this problem: use a building's magnetic field to locate mobile users.
A new mobile app called the Medina Alert system enables anyone with a smartphone to report hit-and-run drivers in Colorado. Ten other states are considering deploying a similar app.
Police have slapped a truck driver with a fine of almost $32,000 after he was caught using a GPS jammer in his vehicle when visiting Newark, New Jersey's Liberty International Airport.
As reported on The Register, a team of students from the University of Texas successfully piloted an $80 million super yacht by overriding the ship's GPS signals.
The deployment of advanced mobile IT technology could cut product pick-up and delivery times by close to a third, according to a survey of 375 transport and logistics managers in six countries conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Intermec.
Information becomes more valuable when someone can make a good decision based on it. By sharing some of their information, companies can create rich external ecosystems that unlock that information's hidden value--which can also benefit the source of the information.
Expansion of LTE, and thus better wireless data connections for you, could be on hold for a very long time.
Carrier IQ really isn't doing anything nearly as bad as everyone said. Had the phone companies that use Carrier IQ been forthcoming in the first place, and had Carrier IQ operated with full transparency, there would have been no story.
LightSquared, the Reston, Va. company that had planned to create a nationwide 4G LTE wholesale data network until its operations plans were denied by the Federal Communications Commission, has filed
Billionaire investor Philip Falcone has hired two prominent lawyers in an attempt to bring LightSquared back from its Federal Communications Commission-mandated oblivion. LightSquared has received