SpaceX Launches Air Force's Best GPS Yet, Ends Banner YearIt's the first in a series and nicknamed Vespucci after the 15th-century Italian explorer who calculated Earth's circumference to within 50 miles.
Sting Uses Fake Amazon Boxes, GPS To Catch Would-Be ThievesE-commerce sales have been growing faster than sales at brick-and-mortar retailers for several years. Online sales in the U.S. are forecast to increase 14.8 percent from last year, to $124.1 billion, for November and December, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online spending.
GPS Systems Leading Trucks Into Lockport NeighborhoodA once quiet neighborhood is now flooded with semis, some as heavy as 80,000 pounds.
GPS Systems Still Struggle To Navigate Lower Wacker DriveSome high tech updates were brought in months ago, but CBS 2 wanted to know if they've helped.
2 Investigators: Potential Doomsday If GPS Satellites Are DisabledInterference with GPS satellites could take out 9-1-1 systems, make ATM machines useless, ground airplanes and disrupt the electrical grid.
Bank Robber Undone By Planted Tracking Device In Money BagAuthorities reportedly were able to zero in on the suspect through a GPS device that had been placed in a bag of money he took from First American Bank, 33 W. Monroe.
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.
Tips For Your Next Road TripGoing on a road trip? Here's a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.
Teens Steal Pizza, Wallet, GPS From Delivery ManThe victim was attempting to deliver a pizza when he was approached by two males, who demanded the food, then started to punch and kick him until they were able to steal it.
Chicago Entrepreneurs Raising Money For Bike Theft Tracking DeviceThe device is called the BikeSpike, and it’s designed to make it easier to find a bicycle when it’s stolen, by showing its location on a map on your computer or smart phone.
Alderman Suggests Requiring GPS Devices On All GunsA South Side alderman is asking for City Council hearings on an unorthodox gun control measure that would allow for GPS tracking of firearms.
GPS On Stolen Phone Leads Cops To SuspectsTwo south suburban men are behind bars after a stolen smart phone led police to them.
Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales RushThe race is on to be first in line for this year's best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you're going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
CTA To Install Bus Tracker Signs At 400 Bus StopsCity officials on Friday showed off the first of 400 CTA bus stops that will have LED bus tracker displays to ease the frustration of waiting for the next stop.
Ford Demonstrates New Computerized Safety SystemsFord Motor Company brought cars and dreams of safer roads to Yorktown Shopping Center on Wednesday to demonstrate new systems that foresee crashes and head them off with WiFi, radar and GPS.