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Here's why satellites lose their GPS connection sometimes!

Here's why satellites lose their GPS connection sometimes!

'Thunderstorms' in the ionosphere are to blame for loss of GPS signals on low-orbiting satellites, says a study that used data from the European Space Agencys Swarm mission.

How to keep smart cars safe from hacking

How to keep smart cars safe from hacking

A team of student researchers in the US created a security protocol to protect from cyber attacks smart cars with GPS, Bluetooth and internet connections.

Use the Gospel as your GPS, Pope tells huge mass in Poland

Pope Francis celebrated mass Sunday with over 1.5 million pilgrims in a vast sun-drenched field in Poland, wrapping up an emotionally charged trip with some choice technological metaphors.

All gram panchayats to be connected through OFC by 2018: Governmnet

All Gram Panchayats in the country will be connected through Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) to set up a network infrastructure by December 2018 under the government's Digital India Programme, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Pokemon Go raises users' security, safety concerns

Pokemon Go raises users' security, safety concerns

The newly-launched augmented reality (AR) game Pokemon Go poses a great data security threat to users as the app gets "full access" to their Google account, allowing the gaming company to read all emails, a new report said on Wednesday.

India, Nepal agree to use satellite system for border pillars

India, Nepal agree to use satellite system for border pillars

Over 8,000 boundary pillars along the Indo-Nepal border will be equipped with positioning system using Global Navigation Satellite System, allowing authorities for the first time to effectively manage the more than 1,700-km-long porous boundary.

Panic button a must on mobile phones from January 1, 2017: Govt

Panic button a must on mobile phones from January 1, 2017: Govt

The Central government has asked all the mobile handset manufacturers to sell handsets with panic buttons installed with effect from January 1, 2017

How to keep your smartphone cool

How to keep your smartphone cool

The metal design adds significantly to the premium look of a smartphone and strengthens the signal receiving capabilities of the device. But the drool worthy looks apparently come at a price that is sometimes too hot to handle, according to an expert.

Domino's unveils  world's first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle

Domino's unveils world's first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: International franchise pizza delivery corporation and American restaurant chain Domino's pizza has unveiled world's first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle named 'Dru'.

New app hides user location from third parties

New app hides user location from third parties

There is a chance for tragedy if that information is used in a bad way.

Delhi govt takes step to ensure women safety, rolls out WiFi, CCTV, GPS enabled buses on roads

Six wi-fi, CCTV and GPS enabled buses were flagged off by the Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday, who described it as the "first step" towards ensuring women's safety in the national capital.

India's 'replacement GPS' to have better accuracy: ISRO official

India's 'replacement GPS' to have better accuracy: ISRO official

As an example of the app-based positioning service, it will help in effective management of fleet movement.

Smartphones could help detect earthquakes early

Sensors in smartphones and other similar devices could be used to detect early ground movement to warn people about a potential earthquake, according to a new study.

Soon, smartphones to act as warning aids for 'earthquakes'

Smartphones could very soon play an important role in saving millions of lives, as scientists are currently testing it as early warning systems for large earthquakes.

Auto, taxi unions threaten to go on two-day strike

The autorickshaw and taxi unions have threatened to go on a two-day strike from January 5 in favour of their charter of demands, including removal of GPS and toll tax on private taxis.

GPS to be used to track trucks carrying PDS foodgrains

Delhi government will track the trucks carrying foodgrains with the help of Global Positioning System (GPS) and Radio-frequency identification (RFID) devices to curb the menace of diversion of rations meant for lakhs of families which are below the poverty line.

GPS navigation devices to be 90% more accurate

The new sat-nav combines a conventional global positioning system (GPS) signal with those of other sensors - accelerometers and gyroscopes - to pinpoint a car’s location to within 2m.

GPS gadgets on boats to help Tamil fishermen

Against the backdrop of the recent attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy, GPS equipment is being fitted on boats to help them in navigation.

Your smartphone `may be spying on you`

Smartphones go with you wherever you go, knows whomever you know, sees what you’re reading and it can report back later.

GPS to be installed in garbage lorries, water tankers

Global Positioning Systems will be installed in garbage lorries and water tankers of the Salem Municipal Corporation, a top official said here on Saturday.