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Identity: The Connective Tissue of the Internet of Things

Connected devices are becoming inextricably tied to identity.
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IndoorAtlas Aims to Use Magnetic Fields to Map the Insides of Buildings

No new infrastructure required. Just a bit of walking.
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What the NSA Might Have Wanted to Learn From Tracking Your Phone

A mobile phone’s location is a rich trove of useful data, so it’s no wonder that the spy agency experimented with it.
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Garmin Navigates Its Way Into the Action-Camera Market With the Virb

Can extra-long battery life set this new Garmin apart from all the action-camera competitors out there?
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Harbinger Capital Sues Deere, Garmin, GPS Industry Over Spectrum Conflicts

Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners LLC has filed suit against makers of GPS devices and industry groups, claiming they negotiated in bad faith over spectrum conflicts that drove a wireless company backed by the hedge fund into bankruptcy.

The Road Ahead: Garmin HUD Projects Directions Onto Your Windshield

Rather than letting smartphones kill its GPS business, Garmin is working with them.
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How Lasers Helped Find a Lost City in Cambodia’s Jungle (Video)

Think Indiana Jones meets lidar and GPS.
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Magellan SmartGPS: On the Right Track but Not Quite There Yet

The Magellan SmartGPS portable navigation system integrates the Web and social networks, but sometimes it’s just information overload.
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Intel Makes Its First Acquisition Since Brian Krzanich Became CEO

The chip giant buys the navigation chip business from ST-Ericsson.
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Connecting Things to the Internet Does Not an Internet of Things Make

The Internet is about shared information, and it’s hard to share from inside a silo.
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