Slashdot Items Tagged "locationaware"

Date / Time Story
Sunday March 27, 2016 @01:45PM Wrecking Crew Demolishes Wrong Housing Duplex Following Google Maps Error
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @11:17PM Algorithm Deduces Drunk Tweets From Geolocation, Behavioral Data
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @06:42PM US Army Developing Encrypted Radar Waveform
Thursday March 10, 2016 @12:31AM Laser System Set To Revolutionize Future Aircraft, Satellite Data Links
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @10:58PM Oculus Co-Founder's New Venture: Long-Range Virtual Reality Tracking System
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @10:17AM Dutch Companies Not Allowed To Fitness-Track Their Employees
Friday March 04, 2016 @11:48AM Tracking Caucusgoers By Their Cell Phones
Thursday March 03, 2016 @03:03PM U8 Smartwatch Engages In Covert Traffic With Chinese IP Behind Your Back
Thursday March 03, 2016 @09:41AM Skydio's Forthcoming Consumer Drones Can Sense and Avoid Obstacles
Thursday March 03, 2016 @12:45AM Google Unveils Neural Network With Ability To Determine Location of Any Image
Friday February 19, 2016 @09:38AM A New Technique Makes GPS Accurate To An Inch
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:22PM Surveillance Culture Brought To the Masses, Courtesy of Verizon
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:14PM Windows 10 To Be Installed On 4 Million US Department of Defense Computers
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @09:14AM Malware Targets All Android Phones — Except Those In Russia
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:47AM Austrian Minister Calls For a Constitutional Right To Pay In Cash
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @10:15PM Shopping Mall SMS Parking Notifications Could Be Used To Track Any Car
Sunday January 31, 2016 @08:06PM Israeli Vulture Suspected of Spying Returned
Thursday January 28, 2016 @08:47AM Collecting Private Flight Data On the World Economic Forum Attendees With RTL-SDR
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:35PM Discrepancy Detected In GPS Time
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:45AM Uber's Smartphone-Based Gyrometer Monitoring Seems To Be the Future of Driving
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:11AM Stingray Case Lawyers: "Everyone Knows Cell Phones Generate Location Data"
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @09:07AM Netflix Executive Admits a VPN-Blocking Policy Might Be Impossible To Enforce
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @08:45AM Tracking Protection In Wi-Fi Networks Coming Soon To Linux
Monday January 11, 2016 @08:06AM Using Tech To Create Safe and Ethical Retail Supply Chains
Sunday January 10, 2016 @03:36PM Google Claims a TOS Violation On RouteBuilder For Using the Map API
Saturday January 09, 2016 @12:33AM Domestic Terrorists Could Use OSINT To Pinpoint US Substations For a Blackout
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @08:55AM Boeing 787 "Blacklisted" From Some Air Traffic Control Services
Saturday December 12, 2015 @02:34PM DHS Deployed Plane Above San Bernardino To Scoop Up All Phone Calls After Attack
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @12:59PM New Software Puts License Plate Scanners Into Citizens' Hands
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @11:35AM Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested After Her Own Car Calls Cops
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:51AM Nokia Completes Sale of HERE Mapping Services
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:16AM It's Getting Harder To Reside Anonymously In a Modern City
Friday November 06, 2015 @11:05PM Jack McCauley's Next Challenge: the Perfect Head-Tracker For VR
Thursday November 05, 2015 @05:10PM Ocean-Mapping Robots Could Help Uncover Mysteries of the Deep Blue
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:08PM Dutch Researchers Show Connected Cars Can Be Cheaply Tracked
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @07:45AM GA Tech Students Use Cell Phone Pings To Find Missing Person
Saturday October 17, 2015 @05:54PM Naval Academy Reinstates Teaching of Celestial Navigation
Friday October 16, 2015 @05:28PM Ask Slashdot: Local Navigation Assistance For the Elderly?
Sunday October 04, 2015 @07:03PM Daimler Tests a Self-Driving Truck On the Autobahn
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:47AM US Bombs Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital
Monday August 31, 2015 @12:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"
Sunday August 23, 2015 @02:51PM In Germany, a Message-in-a-Bottle Found 108 Years After Its Release
Saturday August 22, 2015 @12:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @03:30PM A Real-Time Map of All the Objects In Earth's Orbit
Friday June 26, 2015 @09:22AM How Etak Built a Car Navigation System In 1985
Sunday June 14, 2015 @10:15AM Santander To Track Customer Location Via Mobiles and Tablets
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @07:07AM Hackers Can Track Subway Riders' Movements By Smartphone Accelerometer
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:00AM Rockwell Collins To Develop Cockpit Display To Show Sonic Boom Over Land
Monday May 11, 2015 @10:35PM Google Shuts Down Map Maker Following Hacks
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:31AM Interactive Map Exposes the World's Most Murderous Places
Thursday May 07, 2015 @02:18PM Centimeter-Resolution GPS For Smartphones, VR, Drones
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:14AM Traffic App Waze To Alert L.A. Drivers of Kidnappings and Hit-and-Runs
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @11:24AM OSGeo Foundation Up In Arms Over ESRI LAS Lock-In Plans
Thursday April 16, 2015 @09:19AM Google Sunsetting Old Version of Google Maps
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:51AM OpenStreetMap.org Gets Routing
Sunday February 08, 2015 @07:02PM Tracking System Bug Delays SpaceX's DSCOVR Launch
Sunday February 08, 2015 @01:54PM Google Earth Pro Now Available Free
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Sunday January 18, 2015 @06:51PM Insurance Company Dongles Don't Offer Much Assurance Against Hacking
Thursday January 15, 2015 @09:48AM First Crowdsourced, Open Data Address List Launches In the UK
Sunday January 11, 2015 @10:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Thursday December 25, 2014 @10:49AM How Target's Mobile App Uses Location Tech To Track You
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @11:03PM DARPA Wants Help Building a Drone That Flies Like a Hawk
Friday December 12, 2014 @09:54PM Google Earth API Will Be Retired On December 12, 2015
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:36AM Google Maps Crunches Data, Tells You When To Drive On Thanksgiving
Friday November 14, 2014 @01:10PM Researchers Develop $60 Sonar Watch To Aid the Visually Impaired
Thursday November 13, 2014 @05:14PM Ask Slashdot: Getting Around Terrible Geolocation?
Thursday November 13, 2014 @01:09PM Crowd-Sourced Experiment To Map All Human Skills
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:22AM Study Shows How Humans Can Echolocate
Thursday November 13, 2014 @09:50AM How Baidu Tracked the Largest Seasonal Migration of People On Earth
Friday November 07, 2014 @09:42PM Dealer-Installed GPS Tracker Leads To Kidnapper's Arrest in Maryland
Thursday October 30, 2014 @11:29PM Signed-In Maps Mean More Location Data For Google
Saturday October 18, 2014 @07:55AM India Successfully Launches Region-Specific Navigation Satellite
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Friday October 17, 2014 @05:43PM How Whisper Tracks Users Who Don't Share Their Location
Thursday October 09, 2014 @11:53AM Reverse Engineering the Oculus Rift DK2's Positional Tracking Tech
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:23AM Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:02AM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For "Brain GPS" Research
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:15AM New Long-Range RFID Technology Helps Robots Find Household Objects
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:19AM 2 Galileo Satellites Launched To Wrong Orbit
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:11PM Finding an ISIS Training Camp Using Google Earth
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @08:49PM San Francisco Airport Testing Beacon System For Blind Travelers
Monday July 28, 2014 @09:35AM Google's Mapping Contest Draws Ire From Indian Government
Friday July 11, 2014 @04:58PM DARPA Successfully Demonstrates Self-Guiding Bullets
Thursday July 10, 2014 @02:08PM How Google Map Hackers Can Destroy a Business
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:16AM New Zealand ISP's Anti-Geoblocking Service Makes Waves
Monday June 09, 2014 @09:44PM iOS 8 Strikes an Unexpected Blow Against Location Tracking
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:41PM FTC Lobbies To Be Top Cop For Geolocation
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:40AM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Friday May 23, 2014 @04:02PM Is It Really GPS If It Doesn't Use Satellites?
Thursday April 10, 2014 @03:54PM London's Public Bike Data Can Tell Everyone Where You've Been
Thursday April 03, 2014 @07:40AM Russian GLONASS Down For 12 Hours
Thursday March 27, 2014 @09:57AM Taxis By Algorithm: Streamlining City Transport With Graph Theory
Friday March 21, 2014 @08:09PM New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path
Sunday February 23, 2014 @12:16AM Lechal Haptic Footwear Guides You By Buzzing Your Feet
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @12:10PM How Online Clues Located North Korea's Missile-Launcher Factories
Saturday February 08, 2014 @08:53AM Dead Reckoning For Your Car Eliminates GPS Dead Zones
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @12:31PM Why Does Facebook Need To Read My Text Messages?
Monday January 20, 2014 @11:22AM A Data Scientist Visits The Magic Kingdom, Sans Privacy
Friday January 17, 2014 @06:47PM Mozilla Is Mapping Cell Towers and WiFi Access Points
Thursday January 16, 2014 @08:27AM Why the World Needs OpenStreetMap
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @11:48AM Google Nabs Bing Maps Architect
Saturday December 07, 2013 @07:11AM Need Directions? Might Not Want To Ask a Transit Rider
Thursday December 05, 2013 @09:19AM NSA Tracking Cellphone Locations Worldwide
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @12:07PM Swarm Mobile's Offer: Free Wi-Fi In Exchange For Some Privacy
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:36AM Galileo Navigation System Gets Go-Ahead From EU Parliament
Sunday November 17, 2013 @03:13PM NJ Gamblers May Be Locked Out By Flaws In Virtual Fence
Saturday November 09, 2013 @01:00AM Seattle PD Mum On Tracking By Its New Wi-Fi Mesh Network
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @11:46AM Police Use James-Bond-Style GPS Bullet
Saturday September 07, 2013 @02:09PM California Legislature Approves Trial Program For Electronic Plates
Thursday September 05, 2013 @07:42AM Court Orders Retrial In Google Maps-Related Murder Case
Thursday August 22, 2013 @12:37PM Open Source Mapping Software Shows Every Traffic Death On Earth
Sunday August 11, 2013 @12:49PM Londoners Tracked By Advertising Firm's Trash Cans
Saturday July 27, 2013 @10:57PM A Circular New York City Subway Map To Straighten Things Out
Friday July 26, 2013 @06:44PM GPS Spoofing With $3000 Worth of Equipment and a Laptop
Thursday July 18, 2013 @08:01AM "Smart Plates" Could Betray California Drivers' Privacy
Thursday July 18, 2013 @07:00AM ACLU Study Says Police Cameras Create Database of Our Movements
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @08:04PM What Does Six Months of Meta-Data Look Like?
Thursday May 09, 2013 @07:47AM Tool Reveals iPad and iPhone User Locations
Monday April 22, 2013 @10:21AM Germany Fines Google Over Street View - But Says €145k Is Too Small
Friday April 12, 2013 @05:44PM DARPA Develops Non-GPS Navigation Chip
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @09:05AM OpenWLANMap: Free WLAN-Based GPS Replacement
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @11:56AM Disney Wants To Track You With RFID
Sunday December 30, 2012 @03:29PM Foursquare Will Display Users' Full Names By Default
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @01:01PM Neuromorphic Algorithms Allow MAVs To Avoid Obstacles With Single Camera
Thursday November 01, 2012 @07:03AM NASA Teams To Build Gyroscopes 1,000X More Sensitive Than Current Systems
Sunday October 21, 2012 @07:56PM Ask Slashdot: How To Both Mirror and Protect Crowdsourced Data?
Friday October 19, 2012 @06:44PM Real-Time Cyber-Attack Map
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @11:40PM How Hair Can be Used To Track Where You've Been
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @11:39PM Verizon Draws Fire For Monitoring App Usage, Browsing Habits
Tuesday October 16, 2012 @10:19AM Texas Schools Using Electronic Chips To Track Students; Parents In Uproar
Friday October 12, 2012 @04:36PM Google Maps Gets Massive Street View Update
Saturday October 06, 2012 @06:04PM Nokia Keeps Quietly Mapping The World
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @12:38PM Google Captures 'Street View' of Underwater Habitats
Thursday September 20, 2012 @12:57PM Google Spanner: First Globally Scalable Database With External Consistency
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @10:59PM Major Backlash Looms For Apple's New Maps App
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @09:14AM Google Patents Software To Identify Real-World Objects In Videos
Thursday August 30, 2012 @03:12PM Apple Rejects Drone Strike App
Friday August 24, 2012 @07:35PM Location Privacy Act Approved By California Legislature
Thursday August 16, 2012 @07:42AM The Rapid Rise of License Plate Readers
Friday July 27, 2012 @09:51AM Defcon Researchers Build Tool To Track the Planes of the Rich and Famous
Friday July 27, 2012 @07:48AM Google Outs 3D Maps For iOS Ahead of Apple
Friday July 20, 2012 @06:40AM Apple Yanks Privacy App From the App Store
Thursday July 19, 2012 @08:37AM Australian Consumer Group Wants Geo-IP Blocking Banned
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @07:08AM Indoor Navigation On Your Smartphone, Using the Earth's Magnetic Field
Thursday July 05, 2012 @06:57AM GPS Spoofing Attack Hacks Drones
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @07:30AM NAVSOP Navigation System Rivals GPS
Thursday May 03, 2012 @11:10AM Google Releases Key Part of Street View Pipeline
Thursday April 19, 2012 @02:02PM Expect Mandatory 'Big Brother' Black Boxes In All New Cars From 2015
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @07:25AM Company Designs "Big Brother Chip"
Sunday April 08, 2012 @09:32AM Wikipedia Mobile Apps Switch To OpenStreetMap
Thursday April 05, 2012 @06:38AM Google Glasses Announced
Monday April 02, 2012 @12:52PM Google Maps Directions Adds Real-Time Traffic Estimates
Thursday March 29, 2012 @03:55PM Google Using ReCAPTCHA To Decode Street Addresses
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @10:08AM The TAG Challenge: $5k Global Manhunt Using Social Media
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @08:28AM Using Apps To 'Soft Control' People's Movements
Thursday March 15, 2012 @01:10PM Stolen iPad's Reported Location Not Enough To Warrant Search, Say Dutch Police
Thursday March 08, 2012 @08:45AM Apple Switches (Mostly) To OpenStreetMap
Friday March 02, 2012 @06:06PM Scannable Condoms Allow Users to 'Check-In' During Safe Sex
Sunday February 26, 2012 @09:07AM After US v. Jones, FBI Turns Off 3,000 GPS Tracking Devices
Thursday February 23, 2012 @08:41AM Google Heads Up Display Coming By the End of the Year
Thursday February 23, 2012 @07:46AM Secret UK Network Hunts GPS Jammers
Thursday February 16, 2012 @09:11AM Indian Government To Track Locations of All Cell Phone Users
Thursday February 02, 2012 @08:23AM Sensor Networks In San Francisco Finds Parking Spots
Sunday January 29, 2012 @06:56PM Ask Slashdot: Wireless Proximity Detection?
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @12:58PM OpenStreetMap Reports Data Vandalism From Google-Owned IPs
Sunday January 08, 2012 @11:25AM Microsoft Patents Bad Neighborhood Detection
Tuesday December 27, 2011 @09:04AM China Begins Using New Global Positioning Satellites
Sunday December 18, 2011 @11:21AM Google Outlines AI-Based Number Reading For Street View Photos
Thursday December 15, 2011 @05:13PM US Sentinel Drone Fooled Into Landing With GPS Spoofing
Saturday December 03, 2011 @04:12PM Carrier IQ Drama Continues
Saturday December 03, 2011 @09:10AM Interpreting the Constitution In the Digital Era
Thursday November 24, 2011 @08:31AM Malls Track Shoppers' Cell Phones On Black Friday
Sunday November 20, 2011 @10:19AM Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google Chase 'Got Milk?' Patents
Saturday November 19, 2011 @12:31PM Ask Slashdot: Inexpensive Anti-Theft Vehicle Tracking System?
Tuesday November 15, 2011 @09:59AM Google To Allow Location Service Opt-out
Friday November 04, 2011 @04:25PM Iranian Police Tracking Dissidents Using Tech From Western Companies
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @08:29AM Making Sensitive Data Location Aware
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @10:36AM Big Brother Calls 'Shotgun' In Illinois
Monday October 03, 2011 @10:14PM 3D Helicopter View Added To Google Maps
Saturday September 24, 2011 @09:19AM Swedish Daycare Tracks Kids With GPS Devices
Friday September 16, 2011 @03:28PM GPS Tracking of State Worker Raises Privacy Issues
Thursday September 08, 2011 @07:36AM Find My IPhone Used To Locate Plane Crash In Chile
Monday August 29, 2011 @06:18AM Facebook Kills Places, Deals Products
Saturday August 27, 2011 @01:14PM Tribute To Steve Jobs: a 21km Apple Logo in Tokyo
Monday August 01, 2011 @07:14PM Ground-Based GPS Mimic Is Inch Perfect
Thursday July 14, 2011 @12:27PM Sub-Centimeter Positioning Coming To Mobile Phones
Friday July 08, 2011 @05:57PM NJ Judge Rules GPS Tracking of Spouse Legal
Thursday July 07, 2011 @03:57PM Microsoft Releases Mobile Data Collection Source Code
Monday July 04, 2011 @09:27AM Kinect-Based AI System Watches What You're Up To
Saturday July 02, 2011 @12:39AM Researchers Track Cell Phones Indoors By Listening In
Friday June 17, 2011 @05:16PM GM Patents Data Mining Method For Refining the Chevy Volt
Thursday June 16, 2011 @12:37PM Franken Bill Would Protect Consumers Location Data
Monday June 13, 2011 @11:41PM Adobe's CTO Pitches 'Apps Near You' Concept
Monday June 06, 2011 @01:04PM New Projects Use Phone Data To Track Big Cities' Mass Transit Use
Friday May 20, 2011 @12:24AM EU Demands Explicit Geo-Location Permissions
Wednesday May 04, 2011 @01:52AM Marlinspike's Droid Firewall Kills Tracking
Tuesday May 03, 2011 @05:14PM Google's South Korean Offices Raided
Sunday April 24, 2011 @11:55AM Apple: "We must Have Comprehensive Location Data"