Verizon Introduces Next Generation Location Service

Verizon has introduced the next generation location service, featuring Hyper Precise Location using Real Time Kinematics (RTK).

Lawmakers May Block FCC’s Ligado 5G Decision

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently voted unanimously to allow Ligado to deploy a low-power 5G network, and lawmakers are not happy.

GoPro Karma Drones Grounded Until GPS Fix Is Available

GoPro’s foray into the world of drones was fraught with one misstep after another. Fast forward two years after the company announced it was discontinuing the Karma—its one and only drone—and the Karma is coming back to bite GoPro again.…

iOS 13’s Privacy Changes Have Big Repercussions For Businesses

On September 10, Apple held their “By Invitation Only” event, unveiling new iPhones, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+ and iOS 13. While many of the event’s announcements were aimed squarely at the consumer market, there were a number of things surrounding…

Apple Buys Yet Another Navigation Company

It appears that Apple has made yet another acquisition in the location services area, snapping up a small GPS startup called Coherent Navigation. The purchase, first reported early Sunday, has been confirmed by Apple. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from…

FiLIP Is A Smart Watch For The Overprotective Parent

2013 has been said to be the year of the smart watch. We’re already three-quarters of the way through it, and we’ve only just seen a revamped Sony SmartWatch, the Galaxy Gear and the Pebble. We’ll probably have to wait…

GPS Device Market Still Growing Despite Competition

Personal GPS devices were revolutionary when they were first introduced. As accuracy improved, people on Earth were able to finally pinpoint, to within a few feet, their exact location on the Earth. When GPS navigation devices began hitting store shelves,…

Senator Al Franken Is Trying To Protect Your Privacy Again

2012 was a big year for privacy. From CISPA to ECPA, lawmakers are tackling the ever present issue of how to handle privacy in the digital age. There’s not been a lot of progress on the front, but Sen. Al…

TomTom Launching Full-Fledged Android App in October

Good news if you’re an Android user who wants more variety in their available navigation apps, as TomTom has just announced that a new app that includes navigation, map, and traffic data will hit Android OS in October. Pricing and…

Facebook Looking at Navigation App Waze [Report]

Is Facebook looking to get into the crowdsourced traffic information game? According to Israeli business publication Globes, Facebook is eyeing navigation app Waze. According to Globes, the two companies have already had discussions – as Facebook execs apparently visited Waze…