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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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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.