How The New Cold War Is Improving Your Navigation

Ever contemplated going to war with America, but been thwarted when the Great Satan switched off your access to its navigation satellites? That’s potentially a real problem for China and Russia, but the real victor in this navigational arms race might be you; it’s improving the quality of location data on your phone… » 4/29/15 7:12pm Wednesday 7:12pm

In Mother Russia, New Satellite Standards Map You!

While most of us were inhaling fruit cake, those wacky Russians decided to launch three Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) mapping satellites into space on Tuesday. This launch is a big milestone in the implementation of the GLONASS, which has been in the works since the mid 1970s. But how will this affect… » 12/27/07 9:15am 12/27/07 9:15am