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New mobile app helps police track down hit-and-run drivers

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.

Truck driver arrested for leaving GPS jammer active at New Jersey airport

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.

Students hijack $80M super yacht by spoofing GPS signal

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.

Survey: Mobile IT tech could cut product pick-up, delivery times by close to one-third

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.

Unlock data's value by sharing it

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.

Greed, power and ego are costing you time and money

Expansion of LTE, and thus better wireless data connections for you, could be on hold for a very long time.

Why transparency is crucial to the success of mobility

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 challenges FCC ruling to deny operation, cites Fifth Amendment

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

Spotlight: LightSquared tries to rise from the dead

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

LightSquared CEO resigns amid regulatory failure

Sanjiv Ahuja has resigned as CEO of embattled LightSquared following the company's failure to get regulatory approval to operate its 4G LTE network. Ahuja will be replaced by Chief Network Officer