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Slashdot Items Tagged "locationaware"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday April 10, 2014 @04:54PM London's Public Bike Data Can Tell Everyone Where You've Been
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:40AM Russian GLONASS Down For 12 Hours
Thursday March 27, 2014 @10:57AM Taxis By Algorithm: Streamlining City Transport With Graph Theory
Friday March 21, 2014 @09:09PM New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path
Sunday February 23, 2014 @01:16AM Lechal Haptic Footwear Guides You By Buzzing Your Feet
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @01:10PM How Online Clues Located North Korea's Missile-Launcher Factories
Saturday February 08, 2014 @09:53AM Dead Reckoning For Your Car Eliminates GPS Dead Zones
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:31PM Why Does Facebook Need To Read My Text Messages?
Monday January 20, 2014 @12:22PM A Data Scientist Visits The Magic Kingdom, Sans Privacy
Friday January 17, 2014 @07:47PM Mozilla Is Mapping Cell Towers and WiFi Access Points
Thursday January 16, 2014 @09:27AM Why the World Needs OpenStreetMap
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @12:48PM Google Nabs Bing Maps Architect
Saturday December 07, 2013 @08:11AM Need Directions? Might Not Want To Ask a Transit Rider
Thursday December 05, 2013 @10:19AM NSA Tracking Cellphone Locations Worldwide
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @01:07PM Swarm Mobile's Offer: Free Wi-Fi In Exchange For Some Privacy
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:36AM Galileo Navigation System Gets Go-Ahead From EU Parliament
Sunday November 17, 2013 @04:13PM NJ Gamblers May Be Locked Out By Flaws In Virtual Fence
Saturday November 09, 2013 @02:00AM Seattle PD Mum On Tracking By Its New Wi-Fi Mesh Network
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:46PM Police Use James-Bond-Style GPS Bullet
Saturday September 07, 2013 @03:09PM California Legislature Approves Trial Program For Electronic Plates
Thursday September 05, 2013 @08:42AM Court Orders Retrial In Google Maps-Related Murder Case
Thursday August 22, 2013 @01:37PM Open Source Mapping Software Shows Every Traffic Death On Earth
Sunday August 11, 2013 @01:49PM Londoners Tracked By Advertising Firm's Trash Cans
Saturday July 27, 2013 @11:57PM A Circular New York City Subway Map To Straighten Things Out
Friday July 26, 2013 @07:44PM GPS Spoofing With $3000 Worth of Equipment and a Laptop
Thursday July 18, 2013 @09:01AM "Smart Plates" Could Betray California Drivers' Privacy
Thursday July 18, 2013 @08:00AM ACLU Study Says Police Cameras Create Database of Our Movements
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @09:04PM What Does Six Months of Meta-Data Look Like?
Thursday May 09, 2013 @08:47AM Tool Reveals iPad and iPhone User Locations
Monday April 22, 2013 @11:21AM Germany Fines Google Over Street View - But Says €145k Is Too Small
Friday April 12, 2013 @06:44PM DARPA Develops Non-GPS Navigation Chip
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @10:05AM OpenWLANMap: Free WLAN-Based GPS Replacement
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @12:56PM Disney Wants To Track You With RFID
Sunday December 30, 2012 @04:29PM Foursquare Will Display Users' Full Names By Default
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @02:01PM Neuromorphic Algorithms Allow MAVs To Avoid Obstacles With Single Camera
Thursday November 01, 2012 @08:03AM NASA Teams To Build Gyroscopes 1,000X More Sensitive Than Current Systems
Sunday October 21, 2012 @08:56PM Ask Slashdot: How To Both Mirror and Protect Crowdsourced Data?
Friday October 19, 2012 @07:44PM Real-Time Cyber-Attack Map
Thursday October 18, 2012 @12:40AM How Hair Can be Used To Track Where You've Been
Thursday October 18, 2012 @12:39AM Verizon Draws Fire For Monitoring App Usage, Browsing Habits
Tuesday October 16, 2012 @11:19AM Texas Schools Using Electronic Chips To Track Students; Parents In Uproar
Friday October 12, 2012 @05:36PM Google Maps Gets Massive Street View Update
Saturday October 06, 2012 @07:04PM Nokia Keeps Quietly Mapping The World
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @01:38PM Google Captures 'Street View' of Underwater Habitats
Thursday September 20, 2012 @01:57PM Google Spanner: First Globally Scalable Database With External Consistency
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @11:59PM Major Backlash Looms For Apple's New Maps App
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @10:14AM Google Patents Software To Identify Real-World Objects In Videos
Thursday August 30, 2012 @04:12PM Apple Rejects Drone Strike App
Friday August 24, 2012 @08:35PM Location Privacy Act Approved By California Legislature
Thursday August 16, 2012 @08:42AM The Rapid Rise of License Plate Readers
Friday July 27, 2012 @10:51AM Defcon Researchers Build Tool To Track the Planes of the Rich and Famous
Friday July 27, 2012 @08:48AM Google Outs 3D Maps For iOS Ahead of Apple
Friday July 20, 2012 @07:40AM Apple Yanks Privacy App From the App Store
Thursday July 19, 2012 @09:37AM Australian Consumer Group Wants Geo-IP Blocking Banned
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @08:08AM Indoor Navigation On Your Smartphone, Using the Earth's Magnetic Field
Thursday July 05, 2012 @07:57AM GPS Spoofing Attack Hacks Drones
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @08:30AM NAVSOP Navigation System Rivals GPS
Thursday May 03, 2012 @12:10PM Google Releases Key Part of Street View Pipeline
Thursday April 19, 2012 @03:02PM Expect Mandatory 'Big Brother' Black Boxes In All New Cars From 2015
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @08:25AM Company Designs "Big Brother Chip"
Sunday April 08, 2012 @10:32AM Wikipedia Mobile Apps Switch To OpenStreetMap
Thursday April 05, 2012 @07:38AM Google Glasses Announced
Monday April 02, 2012 @01:52PM Google Maps Directions Adds Real-Time Traffic Estimates
Thursday March 29, 2012 @04:55PM Google Using ReCAPTCHA To Decode Street Addresses
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @11:08AM The TAG Challenge: $5k Global Manhunt Using Social Media
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @09:28AM Using Apps To 'Soft Control' People's Movements
Thursday March 15, 2012 @02:10PM Stolen iPad's Reported Location Not Enough To Warrant Search, Say Dutch Police
Thursday March 08, 2012 @09:45AM Apple Switches (Mostly) To OpenStreetMap
Friday March 02, 2012 @07:06PM Scannable Condoms Allow Users to 'Check-In' During Safe Sex
Sunday February 26, 2012 @10:07AM After US v. Jones, FBI Turns Off 3,000 GPS Tracking Devices
Thursday February 23, 2012 @09:41AM Google Heads Up Display Coming By the End of the Year
Thursday February 23, 2012 @08:46AM Secret UK Network Hunts GPS Jammers
Thursday February 16, 2012 @10:11AM Indian Government To Track Locations of All Cell Phone Users
Thursday February 02, 2012 @09:23AM Sensor Networks In San Francisco Finds Parking Spots
Sunday January 29, 2012 @07:56PM Ask Slashdot: Wireless Proximity Detection?
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @01:58PM OpenStreetMap Reports Data Vandalism From Google-Owned IPs
Sunday January 08, 2012 @12:25PM Microsoft Patents Bad Neighborhood Detection
Tuesday December 27, 2011 @10:04AM China Begins Using New Global Positioning Satellites
Sunday December 18, 2011 @12:21PM Google Outlines AI-Based Number Reading For Street View Photos
Thursday December 15, 2011 @06:13PM US Sentinel Drone Fooled Into Landing With GPS Spoofing
Saturday December 03, 2011 @05:12PM Carrier IQ Drama Continues
Saturday December 03, 2011 @10:10AM Interpreting the Constitution In the Digital Era
Thursday November 24, 2011 @09:31AM Malls Track Shoppers' Cell Phones On Black Friday
Sunday November 20, 2011 @11:19AM Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google Chase 'Got Milk?' Patents
Saturday November 19, 2011 @01:31PM Ask Slashdot: Inexpensive Anti-Theft Vehicle Tracking System?
Tuesday November 15, 2011 @10:59AM Google To Allow Location Service Opt-out
Friday November 04, 2011 @05:25PM Iranian Police Tracking Dissidents Using Tech From Western Companies
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @09:29AM Making Sensitive Data Location Aware
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @11:36AM Big Brother Calls 'Shotgun' In Illinois
Monday October 03, 2011 @11:14PM 3D Helicopter View Added To Google Maps
Saturday September 24, 2011 @10:19AM Swedish Daycare Tracks Kids With GPS Devices
Friday September 16, 2011 @04:28PM GPS Tracking of State Worker Raises Privacy Issues
Thursday September 08, 2011 @08:36AM Find My IPhone Used To Locate Plane Crash In Chile
Monday August 29, 2011 @07:18AM Facebook Kills Places, Deals Products
Saturday August 27, 2011 @02:14PM Tribute To Steve Jobs: a 21km Apple Logo in Tokyo
Monday August 01, 2011 @08:14PM Ground-Based GPS Mimic Is Inch Perfect
Thursday July 14, 2011 @01:27PM Sub-Centimeter Positioning Coming To Mobile Phones
Friday July 08, 2011 @06:57PM NJ Judge Rules GPS Tracking of Spouse Legal
Thursday July 07, 2011 @04:57PM Microsoft Releases Mobile Data Collection Source Code
Monday July 04, 2011 @10:27AM Kinect-Based AI System Watches What You're Up To
Saturday July 02, 2011 @01:39AM Researchers Track Cell Phones Indoors By Listening In
Friday June 17, 2011 @06:16PM GM Patents Data Mining Method For Refining the Chevy Volt
Thursday June 16, 2011 @01:37PM Franken Bill Would Protect Consumers Location Data
Tuesday June 14, 2011 @12:41AM Adobe's CTO Pitches 'Apps Near You' Concept
Monday June 06, 2011 @02:04PM New Projects Use Phone Data To Track Big Cities' Mass Transit Use
Friday May 20, 2011 @01:24AM EU Demands Explicit Geo-Location Permissions
Wednesday May 04, 2011 @02:52AM Marlinspike's Droid Firewall Kills Tracking
Tuesday May 03, 2011 @06:14PM Google's South Korean Offices Raided
Sunday April 24, 2011 @12:55PM Apple: "We must Have Comprehensive Location Data"
Friday April 22, 2011 @06:50PM Turning GPS Tracking Devices Against Their Owners
Friday April 08, 2011 @05:59PM Involuntary Geolocation To Within One Kilometer
Thursday February 03, 2011 @03:15PM 'Death By GPS' Increasing In America's Wilderness
Sunday January 30, 2011 @10:09AM Connecticut AG Opts For Street View Settlement, Without Seeing the Data
Tuesday January 04, 2011 @07:58PM French Use Space Tech To Find Parking Spots
Tuesday December 21, 2010 @07:58PM Woman Sues Google Over Street View Shots of Her Underwear
Monday December 20, 2010 @01:10PM Privacy Concerns With Android and iPhone Apps
Sunday December 19, 2010 @06:16PM A Blue-Sky Idea For the USPS — Postal Trucks As Sensors
Friday December 03, 2010 @12:26AM Google Loses Street View Suit, Forced To Pay $1
Tuesday November 30, 2010 @07:04PM Google Earth Adds 3-D Trees
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @01:37PM How To Profit From Planetary-Scale Computing
Friday November 05, 2010 @08:00PM Street View On iOS Pierces German Privacy Veil
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @12:44PM Careful What You Post, the FBI Has More of These
Saturday October 09, 2010 @05:40PM Google Secretly Tests Autonomous Cars In Traffic
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @06:59PM Geolocation XSS Tracker Proof of Concept
Tuesday September 28, 2010 @07:05PM Almost-Satnav For Cycling
Saturday August 28, 2010 @05:57PM Can an Open Source Map Project Make Money?
Friday August 27, 2010 @10:42PM Just Where Is The Lincoln Memorial, Anyhow?
Sunday August 15, 2010 @01:51PM The Hidden Security Risk of Geotags
Friday August 06, 2010 @05:27PM Court Rejects Warrantless GPS Tracking
Tuesday August 03, 2010 @12:26AM Using XSS & Google To Find Physical Location
Thursday July 22, 2010 @01:17PM Google's Free Satnav Outperforms TomTom
Wednesday July 21, 2010 @04:21PM Theif steals Iphone running real-time GPS
Monday July 19, 2010 @10:50PM Apple Lays Out Location Collection Policies
Monday July 19, 2010 @07:51PM Catching Satnav Errors On Google Street View
Friday July 09, 2010 @10:40PM Google Found Guilty of Australian Privacy Breach
Friday July 09, 2010 @04:57PM Some Birds Can See Magnetic Fields
Wednesday July 07, 2010 @02:37PM Twitter Throttling Hits Third-Party Apps
Wednesday July 07, 2010 @10:39AM 'Robin Sage' Social Hoax Duped Military, Security Pros
Thursday July 01, 2010 @02:15PM Things You Drink Can Be Used To Track You
Thursday June 24, 2010 @04:14PM Google Considers China's "Web Mapping License"
Friday June 18, 2010 @06:08PM Google Street View Wi-Fi Data Includes Passwords, Email Content
Thursday June 17, 2010 @01:24PM California Tracks Parolees With GPS, Then Ignores Alerts
Sunday June 06, 2010 @01:08PM Australian Police To Investigate Google Over Wi-Fi Scanning
Friday June 04, 2010 @06:37PM Germany Finds Kismet, Custom Code In Google Car
Friday June 04, 2010 @07:05AM Google Relents, Will Hand Over European Wi-Fi Data
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @03:27AM My Location the Next Google Privacy Controversy?
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @03:13AM Pedestrian Follows Google Map, Gets Run Over, Sues
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @02:50AM Congressman Steps Up Pressure On Google, Facebook
Saturday May 29, 2010 @10:13AM Google Describes Wi-Fi Sniffing In Pending Patent
Friday May 28, 2010 @07:04PM Telcos Waking Up To the Value of Your Location
Tuesday May 25, 2010 @05:54PM Google Audits Street View Data Systems
Friday May 14, 2010 @06:59PM Google Says It Mistakenly Collected Wi-Fi Data While Mapping
Wednesday May 12, 2010 @03:19AM Drifting Satellite Could Knock Out Cable TV
Saturday April 24, 2010 @06:13PM Google Backpedals On Turn-By-Turn GPS For iPhone
Thursday April 22, 2010 @02:53PM Googling the Trail of a Serial Rapist
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @02:02AM Towards an Open Geolocation Database
Thursday April 15, 2010 @01:32PM Twitter To Add Places and User Streams
Wednesday March 24, 2010 @03:54PM Open Source Alternative To Google Earth?
Saturday March 13, 2010 @04:22PM GPS Log Analysis Uncovers Millions In NYC Taxi Overcharges
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @07:59PM New Phone Allows Bosses To Snoop On Staff
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @04:41PM Digitizing and Geocoding Old Maps?
Wednesday March 03, 2010 @06:38PM Gaming With GPS On Your Smartphone
Friday January 29, 2010 @10:22PM Google Deducing Wireless Location Data
Saturday January 16, 2010 @03:36PM MiFi Attack Exploits GPS To Reveal User's Location

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