GPS

Judge Judy Kluger from Sanctuary for Families and Sen. Charles Schumer appear at a news conference on Oct. 19, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Seeks To Make Covert GPS Tracking Illegal

Schumer’s proposed legislation would offer limited exceptions, including ones for law enforcement investigations and parents who want to monitor their child’s whereabouts.

10/19/2014

Vandals broke into several cars in Brooklyn overnight on July 29, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Victims Say Vandals Broke Windows, Stole From Cars In Brooklyn

The extensive damage was found Tuesday morning in a public parking area under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway near Cumberland Avenue.

07/29/2014

Two tractor-trailers have recently crashed in Emerson Hill, Staten Island because of GPS directions, residents say. (Credit: CBS 2)

GPS Mess: 18-Wheelers Crashing Into Staten Island Neighborhood

Eighteen-wheelers are making a mess of a Staten Island neighborhood — and it’s all because of GPS.

07/18/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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MTA: Real-Time Bus Tracking Arrives In Brooklyn, Queens; Entire City Now Covered

Customers can use a smart phone, the web, or text message to get the location of the next bus in real time.

03/10/2014

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Privacy Concerns Raised As ‘Smart Cars’ Track Personal Data

Your GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.

02/24/2014

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Sanitation Comm.: Map Showing No Plowing On UES Was Due To Bad GPS On Salt Truck

New York City Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty said a map that showed streets going unplowed on the Upper East Side was due to a faulty GPS system on a salt spreader, and traffic problems.

01/21/2014

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Westport Couple Launches App To Allow Parents To Track School Bus

About 25 million students ride school buses every day. But every so often, something goes wrong.

10/17/2013

Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

N.J. Man In A Jam, After Illegal GPS Device Interferes With Newark Liberty Operations

A New Jersey man wanted to hide his movements from his boss. He ended up interfering with operations at a busy airport instead. Now he’s facing a massive fine.

08/09/2013

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Sree Tips: Keeping Your Smartphone Battery Going

Smartphones have gotten so much smarter these days, with all kinds of cool new features. They are really mini computers. But the battery life continues to be awful.

04/24/2013

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Cabbies, TLC Discount App That Lets Riders Track Shortest Route

The free app, called Taxi Turvi, uses GPS technology to let riders see if the cab driver took the shorter, cheaper route at the end of the fare.

03/26/2013

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Greenwich Cops Want Public’s Help After String Of Break-Ins

It’s not clear if a string break-ins in Greenwich are a connected, but there appears to be a pattern developing there.

03/20/2013

Commercial truck driver info card released by the FMCSA. The goal is to prevent trucks from driving on banned roadways. (credit: fmcsa.dot.gov)

Schumer, Feds Announce New Steps To Combat Truck Bridge Strikes

The senator took up the issue following a bridge underpass strike on the Hutchinson Parkway earlier that month.

03/11/2013

GPS Dating

GPS Dating Apps Raise Prospects, Security Concerns

It’s not easy to find a soul mate — but what if you could enlist the help of GPS tracking, like you have in your car?

02/11/2013

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