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NASA wants to make GPS for space, will guide astronauts and spacecraft on the Moon
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NASA wants to make GPS for space, will guide astronauts and spacecraft on the Moon

The Global Positioning System is made up of three parts: satellites, ground stations, and receivers.

New quantum technology could reduce reliance on GPS, which is vulnerable to hacking
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New quantum technology could reduce reliance on GPS, which is vulnerable to hacking

US engineers are working to harness quantum sensing technology to reduce current reliance on GPS.

GPS will soon track even centimetre-level precise positioning on smartphones
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GPS will soon track even centimetre-level precise positioning on smartphones

Researchers say that improved GPS will revolutionise applications that require cm-level positioning.

Indian Government likely to make GPS mandatory in feature phones
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Indian Government likely to make GPS mandatory in feature phones

Several government officials have said that GPS on phones, including feature phones, is a must for the panic button feature to be a success.

Lack of GPS facility in feature phones delays the trial of panic button facility in Uttar Pradesh
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Lack of GPS facility in feature phones delays the trial of panic button facility in Uttar Pradesh

According to the Women and Child Development Ministry sources, the ministry will recommend starting the trial without GPS on basic phones.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Red 'cross marks' in some Muslim societies in Ahmedabad triggers panic
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Red 'cross marks' in some Muslim societies in Ahmedabad triggers panic

Panic gripped Muslim families in pockets of Hindu-dominated areas in Ahmedabad after they found red "cross marks" on the main gates of their societies

Ukraine says NotPetya virus creators are also behind the BadRabbit cyberattack
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Ukraine says NotPetya virus creators are also behind the BadRabbit cyberattack

A Russia-based cyber firm Group-IB, had said that BadRabbit shared an important piece of code with NotPetya.

Post cyberattacks on ship navigation systems, nations to adopt traditional ways to avoid risks
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Post cyberattacks on ship navigation systems, nations to adopt traditional ways to avoid risks

South Korea is developing an alternative system using an earth-based navigation technology known as eLoran, while the United States is planning to follow suit

DoT rejects ICA's plea; insists on GPS in feature phones to be mandatory from 1 January 2018
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DoT rejects ICA's plea; insists on GPS in feature phones to be mandatory from 1 January 2018

The ICA, which represents the mobile phone companies, had asked if A-GPS could be used to track the location of the people.

Global shipping feels fallout of cyber attack on Maersk, termed biggest-ever disruption to global shipping
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Global shipping feels fallout of cyber attack on Maersk, termed biggest-ever disruption to global shipping

Global shipping is still feeling the effects of a cyber attack that hit AP Moller-Maersk two days ago, showing the scale of the damage a computer virus can unleash on the technology dependent and interconnected industry.

10 atomic clocks aboard Galileo navigation satellites have failed and the ESA doesn't know why
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10 atomic clocks aboard Galileo navigation satellites have failed and the ESA doesn't know why

At least 10 atomic clocks onboard the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Galileo navigation satellite constellation have failed. India uses the same model of atomic clocks for its own satellite navigation systems.

Railways ink pact with Isro to provide passenger information
India

Railways ink pact with Isro to provide passenger information

The MoU will enable use of space technology tools in providing passenger information for all trains, indicating next station/stoppage, real-time train-tracking, survey of new rail route alignments particularly in hilly and difficult terrains.

ISRO's IRNSS Indian GPS is closer to reality than you think
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ISRO's IRNSS Indian GPS is closer to reality than you think

IRNSS stands for The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System that was built to offer an alternative to the American GPS or Global Positioning System that is widely, used by consumers on mobile phones to mapping giants and even the military to triangulate location.

Indian-origin scientist working on smartphone that can read user's mood, eliminate passwords
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Indian-origin scientist working on smartphone that can read user's mood, eliminate passwords

An Indian-origin scientist and his team are adapting accelerometers, Global Positioning System (GPS) chips, gyroscopes and other sensors to make smartphones that can read a user's mood, eliminate passwords, protect financial transactions and more.

ISRO gears up for IRNSS 1D navigational satellite launch on 15th March
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ISRO gears up for IRNSS 1D navigational satellite launch on 15th March

After completing an eventful year, ISRO is gearing up for some satellite launches this year, with the IRNSS 1D being the first, which would put in place India’s own navigation system on par with the Global Positioning System of the U.S.

First Mars, then navigation: Isro sends up third satellite to build GPS on par with US
India

First Mars, then navigation: Isro sends up third satellite to build GPS on par with US

As part of its aspirations to build a regional navigational system equivalent to the GPS of the US, ISRO plans to send seven satellites to put its Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) in place.

Countdown for India's navigation satellite IRNSS 1C begins at Sriharikota
India

Countdown for India's navigation satellite IRNSS 1C begins at Sriharikota

The 67-hour countdown for the launch of India's navigation satellite IRNSS 1C began in Sriharikota.

New tracking system will now show how far your emails travel
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New tracking system will now show how far your emails travel

The system known as Email Miles, uses Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and Internet tracking to determine where a message was sent and where it was received.

Now, Chennai autos GPS-fitted, costlier
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Now, Chennai autos GPS-fitted, costlier

In a first-of-its-kind development in the country, auto-rickshaws in Chennai will be fitted with a meter with global positioning system...

Maharashtra cops use GPS locator in car to nab criminals
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Maharashtra cops use GPS locator in car to nab criminals

On Thursday, officers in charge of the Sangvi district in Maharashtra made use of the Global Positioning System in a vehicle to arrest two men in a matter of hours..