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Mileage trackers made easy

Tracking mileage can be tedious, but it’s also necessary, whether you need to report it to the IRS or file for reimbursement from your employer. Here are three apps that make it quick and painless.

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Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies.

Goodbye GPS? DARPA preparing alternative position-tracking technology

DARPA considers GPS unreliable, as it isn't always available and signals can be easily jammed.

Standards bodies join forces to create better geolocation Web data

The W3C and OGC pledge to ease the path for developing location-enriched Web data

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DoCoMo haptic handles put navigation in your palm

NTT DoCoMo, the mobile carrier, also showed a wearable skin sensor to track fat burning.