GPS

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Domestic abusers to get GPS tags on release from jail in London
Pilot scheme announced by mayor’s office targets up to 200 perpetrators of abuse-related offences

Ben Quinn

09, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Gladys West: the hidden figure who helped invent GPS
Growing up on a farm in Virginia during segregation, West knew education would be her means of escape. But she didn’t know her quiet work on a naval base would change lives around the world

Aamna Mohdin

19, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Land Rovers eyed by thieves in countryside crime spike during UK lockdown
Livestock, GPS equipment and quad bikes targeted as gangs took advantage of empty roads

Steven Morris

03, Aug, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Experts warn of privacy risk as US uses GPS to fight coronavirus spread
Mobile advertising companies can collect detailed data about Americans’ movements

Alex Hern Technology editor

02, Apr, 2020 @3:30 PM

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Berlin artist uses 99 phones to trick Google into traffic jam alert
Google Maps diverts road users after mistaking cartload of phones for huge traffic cluster

Alex Hern

03, Feb, 2020 @4:05 PM

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Spacewatch: new generation of GPS satellite lifts off
GPS III satellites to provide more precise locations and be more resilient against jamming

Stuart Clark

27, Dec, 2018 @9:30 PM

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UK may never recover £1.2bn invested in EU Galileo satellite system
British armed forces will not get access to Galileo, a rival to the US GPS system, after Brexit

Jessica Elgot Political correspondent

30, Nov, 2018 @10:30 PM

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Juncker scorns Chequers proposals in state of union speech
Key tenet of UK’s Brexit plan dismissed along with proposals for rival to Galileo satellite

Daniel Boffey in Strasbourg and Jessica Elgot

12, Sep, 2018 @8:26 AM

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Theresa May pledges Galileo alternative if UK locked out of satnav system
PM seeks to raise pressure on EU with pledge of £92m for ‘sovereign’ navigation system

Dan Sabbagh in Cape Town

28, Aug, 2018 @9:30 PM

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EU may give UK unique Galileo deal after Brexit
Police and armed forces could be guaranteed uninterrupted access to satellite signal

Jennifer Rankin

27, Jul, 2018 @3:13 PM

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The GPS app that can find anyone anywhere
A UK-based startup has developed a geocoding tool that could revolutionise how we find places, from a remote African village dwelling to your tent at a rock festival

Tim Adams

23, Jun, 2018 @3:00 PM

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‘It’s a misperception that we track people when the Strava app is not open’
James Quarles, head of social network Strava, responds to issues surrounding his company’s fitness tracking app

Ian Tucker

16, Jun, 2018 @2:00 PM

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