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5 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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

KRQE Albuquerque

For jail boss, - red flags' in inmate labor program

Bernalillo County house arrest inmates assigned to clean up weeds and trash as part of their community service spent nearly as much time on private property as on public rights of way during a four-day stretch last summer, according to newly released GPS data obtained by KRQE News 13 .

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Related Topix: Bernalillo County, NM, Science / Technology, South Valley, NM

CiteULike

Geodesy and relativity

Relativity, or gravitational physics, has widely entered geodetic modelling and parameter determination.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

Doggie Data: Pooches Are Most Active in Portland and Laziest in Houston

As Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan says, dogs need to move. A lot. For many pet owners that means walks and trips to the dog park, but for animal fitness-tracker companies, that means data.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Ubergizmo

Could Robots Play The Role Of A Shepherd One Day?

Robots do seem to gain a higher level of acceptance in humanity, where they now serve in a restaurant in China, while another research pinpoints that humans are far more likely to obey commands from a robot than a direct human superior when working on a similar project.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

CiteULike

Short Note: On the Relativistic Doppler Effect for Precise Velocity Determination using GPS

The Doppler effect is the apparent shift in frequency of an electromagnetic signal that is received by an observer moving relative to the source of the signal.

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Hispanic Business

Evidence taken from Aaron Hernandez devices blocked

An iPhone 5, a BlackBerry Bold cellphone, and three iPads with GPS tracking capability were taken from Hernandez's number and did not apply to the five devices, or make any mention of GPS devices.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Age

Solved: mystery of how kelpies herd sheep revealed

New research shows that a kelpie can herd more than 100 sheep by following two simple rules.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Biologist: New collar for wolf OR-7 no easy matter

This photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife which was made with a remote camera on May 3, 2014 shows the wolf designated OR-7 on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in southwest Oregon's Cascade Mountains.

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Related Topix: Rogue River, OR, Science / Technology

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