May 10, 2013
Chaos reigned during the early phase of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, and people who fled the area have no idea how much radiation they were exposed to before the evacuation. ...
March 14, 2013
BEIJING--Chinese authorities are investigating whether Coca-Cola Co. employees improperly used location-finding technology in violation of restrictions on map-making.
January 15, 2013
WASHINGTON--The United States is concerned about China's expanding ability to disrupt the most sensitive U.S. military and intelligence satellites, as Beijing pursues its...
July 08, 2012
NAGOYA--A social networking app for smartphones using the global positioning system (GPS) to meet and scope out people nearby is being used by men to prey on girls for sex.
March 06, 2012
In the ultimate timepiece for travelers, Seiko Watch Corp. and Seiko Epson Corp. have developed the world's first wristwatch that can keep the precise time anywhere on the...
February 21, 2012
Seiko Epson Corp. has developed the world's lightest GPS-enabled running monitor, which provides runners with accurate distance, pace and other data, the company announced on...
January 03, 2012
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is backing a new, Japanese global positioning system (GPS) that its advocates say will be 10 times as accurate as the current technology.
December 30, 2011
HONG KONG -- China this week reached a milestone in its drive to master the military use of space with the launch of trials for its Beidou satellite global positioning network, ...
December 27, 2011
BEIJING--China took a further step on Dec. 27 toward ending its dependence on U.S. satellites to provide navigation and positioning services with the start of trial operations...
November 01, 2011
Just like in crime dramas on TV, police will be able to track suspects and trace their movements using the global positioning system on cellphones, despite privacy concerns.
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