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You are here: Use your phone's location tracking to complete tasks with these apps

Find the best parking rates, track your mileage, manage you phone settings and more.

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Appeals court rules warrant required for cellphone location data

The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates

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'Free' global aircraft tracking service proposed by satellite company

The technology could be used to track aircraft in trouble, and to store black box information in the cloud.

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Feds will require new cars to include backup cameras

A rule by the U.S. Department of Transportation aims to prevent backover accidents, one-third of which involve young children.

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Solar flare Wednesday could mean 'radio blackout' for GPS, communications

Radiation emission could hit radios, power lines and satellites, disrupting service.

Upstart Locoslab hopes to find success with precise indoor positioning

The company also wants to patent the technology it uses to calibrate its technology for new environments.

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TomTom: Our traffic data is better than yours, with new GO navigation devices

Smartphone-based navigation and traffic apps are quickly invading the space of TomTom, Garmin, and other GPS devices. TomTom hopes to gain an edge by offering its once-costly traffic info for free.

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Use Find My iPhone to track your kids on Halloween

Halloween's a time for frights, but one of those shouldn't be losing track of your kids. With Find My iPhone, you can keep an eye on those trick-or-treaters.

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Court to Police: 'No, actually you need a warrant to track a car with GPS'

A U.S. appeals court has ruled that police must obtain a warrant prior to using a GPS device to track a vehicle, deciding on an unaddressed issue in an earlier Supreme Court order.

Nokia's next-gen HERE maps will rely on crowdsourcing

Nokia hopes its Here maps will be become more accurate thanks to crowdsourced information, and is testing the concept in India.

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