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Phone app Waze uses real-time information shared by drivers to tweak its directions and traffic advice.
Nobody knows how to get around a city like a taxi driver. A new method for creating online maps taps into that expertise.
App pinpoints people inside shops without requiring them to “check in.”
A Microsoft research project explores whether sensors in mobile devices could help us navigate without GPS.
It features live traffic data and easy-to-use directions–but also has design flaws that betray a “beta” status.
Networking sensors attached to taxis could ease the hunt for street parking.
A phone application highlights hot spots and will soon show where different urban “tribes” gather.
A new project collects traffic data from GPS-enabled cell phones.
Sending false signals to GPS receivers could disrupt critical infrastructure.