In what the Wall Street Journal dubbed a 'map war', Apple has bought a Silicon Valley startup called WifiSLAM which suggests the company wants a hand building indoor mapping for iPhone users.
Spanish researchers say they've found a way to improve cars' GPS in cities by as much as 90 percent with a new low-cost device.
UK engineers have carried out a detailed assessment of the risks from solar superstorms, and say governments need to do more to protect against them.
Korean engineers say they've made a major breakthrough in high-precision indoor positioning that will make it faster and more accurate.
In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy has only to click her heels together three times to be magically taken home. And now, thanks to a British designer, you could one day be able to do the same.
New software takes advantage of smartphones’ GPS and imaging abilities to pinpoint the location of distant objects as well as monitoring their speed and direction.
MIT researchers have created an autonomous plane that can fly indoors - without the use of GPS.
The Pentagon is perpetually working on advanced weapons platforms that appear to be more science fiction than fact. However, the Navy's electromagnetic railgun is a fully-functioning reality.
US lawmakers yesterday heard that there needs to be more regulation and security surrounding the use of private drones.
Duke University has pipped companies such as Google and Microsoft to the post to develop an indoor GPS system that can locate users as accurately as 1.6 meters.
Australian scientists are employing GPS to make weather forecasting more accurate, with a new type of temperature profile observation.
LightSquared has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, after its plans for a national wholesale mobile network were scuppered over concerns about mobile interference.
Neuroscientists have finally established just how birds use the built-in 'GPS' system that helps them navigate using the Earth’s magnetic field.
TomTom's apologized for a leap year bug that's caused some of its satnav systems to malfunction.
I can certainly understand the call from Washington and state governments to eliminate distracted driving as much as possible.
One of the biggest solar storms in years is engulfing the Earth, following two flares that erupted on Tuesday.
GPS jammers are threatening shipping, a conference in the UK has been warned.
LightSquared, currently seeking final FCC approval to build a nationwide 4G wireless wholesale network, is complaining that tests which appear to show its service interferes with GPS signals were rigged.
California company GTX is now shipping shoes with built-in GPS, designed to monitor the whereabouts of Alzheimer's patients.
The European Space Agency has launched the first two Galileo satellites which will give Europe its own satellite navigation system for the first time.