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3 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Lockheed Martin-Built GPS Iir/Iir-M Satellites Reach 200 Years Of Combined Operational Life

2,2014 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Air Force's fleet of Global Positioning System Block IIR and IIR-M satellites, manufactured by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], have reached 200 collective years of operational life.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Air Force

3 hrs ago | Freshnews

Lockheed Martin-Built GPS Iir/Iir-M Satellites Reach 200 Years Of Combined Operational Life

The U.S. Air Force's fleet of Global Positioning System Block IIR and IIR-M satellites, manufactured by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], have reached 200 collective years of operational life.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Air Force

3 hrs ago | Ananova

Uber Taxis Banned From Operating In Germany

The Uber ridesharing service has been banned from operating in Germany pending a court hearing on whether it meets transport safety laws.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Business News

6 hrs ago | Gizmag

DeOrbiter microsatellite could put wayard satellites back on track

Tel Aviv-based start up Effective Space Solutions claims that its DeOrbiter microsatellites could not only be used to dispose of defunct geosynchronous satellites, but could also rescue a pair of errant Galileo satellites currently trapped in the wrong orbit and put them back into service.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Gadgets

10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Special Notice - D-- Phoenix Wireless Data Systems GPS Upgrade Software

The upgrade will be used in conjunction the Fort Campbell LMR, and will provide GPS tracking ability on all issued handheld portable radios.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Earth & Sky

Death Valley sliding stone mystery solved

Watch the video in this post, and become one of the first people on Earth to see the famous sliding stones of Death Valley's Racetrack Playa in motion.

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Related Topix: Death Valley, Entertainment, Television, Oceanography, Science, Science / Technology, NASA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

PR-inside.com

New market study, "Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (6751) - Financial and...

The company manufactures and sales communication equipment, marine electronics equipment, and system electronics equipment.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Japan, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Hernando schools consider GPS tracking system for buses

Only three days into the school year, a kindergartner from Brooksville Elementary School walked off his bus at the wrong stop and briefly went missing, triggering a frantic search and sheer panic for his family.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Education Etc.

Examiner.com

GPS trackers help locate runaway pets

An independent Australian animal welfare charity recently unveiled new GPS tracking technology to help people locate lost or runaway pets.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Animal Rights, Philadelphia, PA

South China Morning Post

Solution to 'sheepdog mystery' found in the use of two basic rules

A single sheepdog can herd flocks of 80 or more sheep in its everyday work and in competitive herding trials.

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Examiner.com

Insurers look to Israeli space tug to save wayward European Galileo satellites

According to a Friday story in Space News , insurers of the European Galileo global positioning satellite, two of which were launched into the wrong orbit recently, are talking to a startup Israeli company called Effective Space Solutions about moving them to the correct orbit.

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BBC News

VIDEO: Police trial Bond-style tracking darts

A James Bond-style GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida is enabling officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

ABC7 Extra: St. Petersburg Police gets GPS tracking device for stolen cars

A high-speed police chase - it's kind of a double-edge sword. The bad guy could get away or someone might get hurt.

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Independent.ie

EU satellites fired into wrong orbit by 'software bug'

European Space Agency photograph of the medium-lift VS07 Soyuz rocket lifting off from its launching pad in Kourou, French Guiana, last week.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, South America, French Guiana

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Star Online

Herd mentality: - Sheepdog mystery' solved at last

Shepherd Michael Krumme and his Australian Working Kelpie 'Letnetti Max' herd a flock of sheep as part of North Rhine-Westphalia sheep days at the Haus Duesse Agriculture Centre in Bad Sassendorf, Germany, on Aug 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Agriculture, Science, Germany

MacLife

Review: Spot Trace

Own something valuable and potentially mobile and prone to theft? A motorcycle, boat, car, RV or even an ATV? Wouldn't it be good to track its position and even receive automated alerts within moments should it unexpectedly move? Enter the Spot Trace personal GPS tracking device, a multi-purpose GPS gizmo the size of a box of matches that works in ... (more)

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Denbighshire Free Press

Net closing in on Denbighshire fly-tippers

Denbighshire County Council has begun using the programme in a bid to deter would-be rubbish dumpers and catch those who persist in carrying out the crime.

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Related Topix: Denbighshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Science / Technology, Conwy County, Wales, World News

Topsail Advertiser

DMF to remove buoys from 11 sites

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries has announced plans to remove buoys over the next several weeks from several artificial reef sites along the coast.

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Inventor Spot

TechTagger Is The Low Tech Solution To Lost Items

Raise your hand if you've ever lost your phone. Quite a few of you, huh? Have you tried GPS lock-on or 3rd party GPS tracking software to find your lost phone only to be sorely disappointed when it was unable to track it for you? Do you believe in the good of your fellow man? TechTagger is the low tech solution to one of our most frequently lost ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

News 4 Jax

10 apps parents should know

As social media and technology advance it can be difficult for parents to keep up with what is popular with their teenagers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

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