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7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Drive to make taxis appeal to passengers in Oman

Muscat: Taxis are to be fitted with GPS tracking as well as meters and drivers will carry official ID cards under official plans to reassure passengers. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Ahmed Salim Al Yarubi, head of land transport, Ministry of Transport and Communications said, "We are processing new laws for land transport, including buses and taxi services.

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Related Topix: Oman, Middle East, World News, Science / Technology

11 hrs ago | SFGate

Wisconsin DOJ never launched GPS program

Wisconsin Department of Justice officials have refused to launch a pilot program that would have paid for GPS tracking for people under restraining orders, saying the technical language enacting the plan didn't actually give judges the authority to order such monitoring. Republican Gov. Scott Walker 's 2013-15 state budget proposal called for providing $3 million for DOJ-issued grants to local police and government units to cover GPS tracking for people subject to domestic abuse and harassment restraining orders.

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Related Topix: US News, Science / Technology, Scott Walker, US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

11 hrs ago | WSAW

Wisconsin DOJ Never Launched GPS Program

The state Department of Justice never launched a program outlined in the state budget that would have allowed judges to order GPS monitoring for people under restraining orders. Gov. Scott Walker proposed $3 million in the 2013-15 state budget for DOJ grants to local police and governmental units for GPS tracking people subject to a domestic abuse or harassment restraining order.

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Related Topix: US News, Science / Technology, Scott Walker, US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

13 hrs ago | TwinCities

Wisconsin Department of Justice never launched GPS restraining order program

The state Department of Justice never launched a program outlined in the state budget that would have allowed judges to order GPS monitoring for people under restraining orders. Gov. Scott Walker proposed $3 million in the 2013-15 state budget for DOJ grants to local police and governmental units for GPS tracking people subject to a domestic abuse or harassment restraining order.

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Related Topix: US News, Science / Technology, Scott Walker, US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

13 hrs ago | Channel3000

DOJ never launched GPS program

The state Department of Justice never launched a program outlined in the state budget that would have allowed judges to order GPS monitoring for people under restraining orders. Gov. Scott Walker proposed $3 million in the 2013-15 state budget for DOJ grants to local police and governmental units for GPS tracking people subject to a domestic abuse or harassment restraining order.

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Related Topix: US News, Science / Technology, Scott Walker, US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Airmen Deliver GPS to the World

But few people know much about the GPS signal itself. Air Force Space Command Airmen of the , Colo., are the sole global providers of the GPS signal through their command and control operations of the GPS constellation.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, US Air Force, Space

Mon Sep 15, 2014

EETimes

Re: TI Chronos

Also, most no-brand products have less price because they do not have much marketing policies. But buying one such watch would require extensive knowledge about the company and also the after sales service.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology

AkiPress

15:28 Russia to soon launch two GLONASS Systems for Differential...

Russia plans to soon launch three GLONASS Systems for Differential Correction and Monitoring in China, two - in Kazakhstan, and one - in Belarus, Deputy General Director of the Russian Space Systems JSC Grigory Stupak said RIA Novosti. Currently, Russia has 19 of such stations on its territory.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Science / Technology

Sat Sep 13, 2014

New York Daily News

Stop slimy spying

Politicians will do almost anything to get an advantage over their rivals - including engage in GPS-guided skullduggery that crossed the line into an offensive invasion of privacy. The Republican Assembly Campaign Committee hired a private eye to plant a tracking device on a Democrat's car in hope of proving he didn't live in the district he represents.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WWLP

Break-in suspects arrested in Amherst

Two brothers from Wilbraham have been arrested in connection with several residential house breaks in Belchertown over the last few weeks. Belchertown Police say they got a warrant to use a GPS tracking device on a black Nissan Rogue that was determined to be connected to the break-ins.

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Related Topix: Amherst, MA, Wilbraham, MA, Belchertown, MA, Science / Technology

WebWire

Thales Alenia Space signs new EGNOS framework contract with ESA

Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a new framework contract with the European Space Agency concerning the EGNOS navigation system. The contract will enable ESA, delegated by the European Commission, to order work packages from Thales Alenia Space France for the period 2014-2017, to develop new versions of EGNOS V2.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Patch.com

Revamped Hoboken Shuttle Bus Offering Free Rides Through October

The City of Hoboken invites the community to rediscover the revamped Hop shuttle bus system with free rides through the end of October. Beginning Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Schedule Viewer Announces Update to Its Mobile Dispatching Software: MediRoutes Mobile

The application has been enhanced to better link non-emergency medical transportation drivers with their dispatchers and to integrate seamlessly with the company's other platforms, MediRoutes and ParaRoutes. MediRoutes Mobile takes advantage of smartphone technology to implement an easy-to-use application that NEMT drivers love, encompassing a real-time manifest, two-way messaging, GPS tracking, map visualization, a "Tomorrow" function, and routed and turn-by-turn directions.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Morelle: GOP should be 'embarrassed' by GPS tracking

The head of the state Assembly Democrats' campaign efforts isn't happy with the Republican Party's reasoning for attaching a tracking device on the car of a Long Island candidate. Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, D-Irondequoit, Monroe County, said Thursday that the GOP should be "embarrassed" by its actions in Suffolk County, where an investigator hired by the Assembly Republican Campaign Committee tacked a GPS on Democratic Assemblyman Edward Hennessey's car in an attempt to prove he lived outside of his district.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Monroe County, NY, Irondequoit, NY

Hispanic Business

United States : Rockwell Collins successfully tracks Galileo...

This milestone reinforces our belief that . With decades of experience developing GPS systems and leading edge security architectures, our company continues to be a top innovator in this field.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

WJRT

Fleet Management Market and Asset Tracking Trends and 2014-2024 Forecasts

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Iol.co.za

'Burry's GPS data reliable'

The reliability of the GPS data retrieved from the device mounted on Olympian Burry Stander's bicycle took centre stage on Wednesday during the culpable homicide trial of taxi driver Njabulo Nyawose. Stander had been cycling north on Marine Drive near Shelly Beach in January last year when Nyawose crashed into the athlete, killing him.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Method of Keeping a GPS Receiver in a State That Enables Rapid Signal Acquisition

Each of the GPS satellites travels in a precise orbit about 11,000 miles above the earth's surface. A GPS receiver locks onto at least three of the satellites to determine its position fix.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Rediff.com

Amazing phablets you can buy under Rs 20,000

The term phablet was originally attributed to smartphones with a 5 inch screen but with changing times, a bit of correction to the definition is needed. oday, 5 inch display bearing phones are no more considered as "big" as smartphones now come with a 6 inch touchscreen.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Cameras

Wed Sep 10, 2014

EETimes

Broadcom moves into sensor hubs with combo chip

Broadcom Corporation has just taken the wraps off what it is calling the industry's first low-power Global Navigation Satellite System and sensor hub combo chip. Designed to deliver new always-on location applications for a full range of mobile devices, the company's BCM4773 minimizes battery drain and adds a new layer of intelligence to location technology on mobile devices by integrating the GNSS chip and sensor hub into a single combo chip.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Broadcom, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

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