reader comments 68 with 55 posters participating Share this story A security firm and the US government are advising the public to immediately stop using a popular GPS tracking device or to at least minimize exposure to it, citing a host of vulnerabilities that make it possible for hackers to remotely disable cars while they’re ..
Enlarge / The Tile Pro. reader comments 87 with 63 posters participating Share this story Tile, a company that pioneered consumer trackers, will be acquired by Life360, a company whose services help families keep tabs on one another’s safety. The acquisition values Tile at $205 million and should be finalized in the first quarter of 2022. ..
Enlarge / The GPS III SV-05 vehicle is encapsulated in the Falcon 9 rocket’s payload fairing. Lockheed Martin reader comments 224 with 84 posters participating Share this story A few years ago, one of SpaceX’s earliest employees, Hans Koenigsmann, told me that one of the company’s goals was to take the “magic” out of rocket ..
reader comments 82 with 58 posters participating, including story author Share this story GPS device and services provider Garmin on Monday confirmed that the worldwide outage that took down the vast majority of its offerings for five days was caused by a ransomware attack. “Garmin Ltd. was the victim of a cyber attack that encrypted ..
Enlarge / Dana Deasy, Department of Defense chief information officer, testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on May 6, 2020 in Washington, DC. Getty Images reader comments 117 with 93 posters participating Share this story GPS is facing a major interference threat from a 5G network approved by the Federal Communications Commission, US ..
Getty Images | Photographer is my life reader comments 112 with 66 posters participating Share this story Update (April 20): The FCC unanimously approved the Ligado network plan on Monday. The order “was adopted without dissent and will promote more efficient and effective use of our nation’s spectrum resources and ensure that adjacent band operations, ..
Enlarge / The regular GPS of a Buick Enclave. The buttons around the display, from top right: hazard, park assist view, lane-keep assist, towing, AWD activation, and traction control. Eric Bangeman reader comments 23 with 19 posters participating Share this story You might think you’re an expert at navigating through city traffic, smartphone at your ..
Enlarge / How did we get here again? US Marine Corps / DVIDS reader comments 81 with 59 posters participating, including story author Share this story The Department of Defense has weighed in against a proposal before the Federal Communications Commission to open the 1 to 2 Gigahertz frequency range—the L band—for use in 5G ..
Michal Fludra/NurPhoto via Getty Images reader comments 139 with 98 posters participating Share this story On April 6, the Global Positioning System will reach the end of an era—or more correctly, an epoch. That’s when the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) clock used by the satellite navigation system will reach the limit for its 10-bit “week ..
Enlarge (credit: US Coast Guard / Flickr) Shortly after Hurricane Harvey unleashed its flooding on Houston, we wrote about a remarkable observation shared by a scientist on Twitter: the weight of all that floodwater had measurably depressed the Earth’s crust. This week, a more detailed study of that observation was published in the journal Science ..