Triangulation

06.21.12
Google files for a patent on peer-to-peer location finding, says cell tower triangulation is for chumps
06.21.12

Google files for a patent on peer-to-peer location finding, says cell tower triangulation is for chumps

Crowdsourcing map data itself isn't a surprise; it's been the cornerstone of OpenStreetMap and is...

By J. Fingas,   06.21.12
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05.02.11
iOS 4.3.3 to fix location tracking issue, due soon
05.02.11

iOS 4.3.3 to fix location tracking issue, due soon

A rumor out of BGR suggests iOS 4.3.3 will land in the upcoming weeks. As expected, the update wi...

By K. Hodgkins,   05.02.11
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03.16.11
iPhone Personal Hotspot transmitting GPS information to tethered iPads? (Update: no)
03.16.11

iPhone Personal Hotspot transmitting GPS information to tethered iPads? (Update: no)

You may not have known this, but besides missing a 3G radio, the WiFi-only iPad also lacks the A-GP...

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07.19.10
RIM finally catches up to the competition with non-GPS-based BlackBerry 'Locate Service'
07.19.10

RIM finally catches up to the competition with non-GPS-based BlackBerry 'Locate Service'

It's hardly the first company to implement the technology in a smartphone, but it looks like RIM fin...

By D. Melanson,   07.19.10
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06.04.08
Study secretly tracked 100,000 cellphone users' locations
06.04.08

Study secretly tracked 100,000 cellphone users' locations

Ask yourself this: Are you a statistic or a specific example? That's the question being raised in th...

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06.04.08
Study secretly tracked 100,000 cellphone users' locations
06.04.08

Study secretly tracked 100,000 cellphone users' locations

Ask yourself this: Are you a statistic or a specific example? That's the question being raised in th...

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03.12.07
Office of Naval Research patents "underwater GPS"
03.12.07

Office of Naval Research patents "underwater GPS"

Being decidely land-dwelling creatures -- our only real underwater experiences were some nasty chil...

By Evan Blass,   03.12.07
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