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Lilburn man gets probation for fatal driveway shooting

...death of Rodrigo Diaz, 22.Diaz and his friends were looking for another friend's house on the night of Jan. 26, 2013, and GPS led them to the wrong driveway, investigators have said.Sailors, 70, mistook the group for criminals and fired a warning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-17/lilburn-man-gets-probation-fa
Mysterious movement of whitetail bucks is studied

...bucks that were captured and fitted with GPS tracking devices that recorded locations...course of the study, more than 115,000 GPS locations were recorded and analyzed ? yielding...killed from that stand. "Using daytime GPS locations (since hunting does not take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-11-15/mysterious-movement-whit
Rants & Raves

...MY WIFE AND I go to yard sales every Saturday. Without our GPS, it would be impossible for us to go to as many as we do. I...least a street name. Even without a number of the street, the GPS can find your community. CAN ANYONE PLEASE help the paving crew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-14/rants-raves-0
Savannah River Ecology Lab scientists track gray wolves at Chernobyl site

...The group ? the first western scientists allowed into the Belarus portion of the exclusion zone ? attached a collar with GPS tracking and a dosimeter to gray wolves. The collar will measure radiation levels in different areas of the disaster area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-13/savannah-river-ecology-lab-s
Carmakers sign on to principles to protect motorists' privacy in an era of computerized cars

...consequence of a lot of the new technologies that are being built into cars."Many recent-model cars and light trucks have GPS and mobile communications technology integrated into the vehicle's computers and navigation systems. Information on where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/carmakers-sign-principles-
Teams are taking advantage of tracker in practice that monitor physical output

...players. As it is, Nebraska will pay Catapult more than $363,000 over three years to rent equipment.Each monitor includes a GPS device and other sensors that measure hundreds of variables per second, many of them hard to pronounce.Some of the basic metrics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-05/teams-are-taking-advantag
Space storm could hit GPS, power but little expected impact

...moderate to strong, he said."These expected levels of geomagnetic storming may cause some radio communication problems and GPS signal degradation," Berger said. "These storm levels also may lead to some voltage irregularities in the electrical power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-11/space-storms-hit-friday-earl
US regulator sues AT&T, says company misled smartphone customers about unlimited data plans

...The practice, known as throttling, slowed web browsing, GPS navigation or streaming videos.According to the complaint...started noticing sharply slower speeds loading Google searches or GPS maps. Some apps would simply crash on him."It's really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-28/us-regulator-sues-att-says
North Augusta man accused of sex offense back in custody after fleeing

...into a plea agreement Oct. 16 and was scheduled to plead guilty in federal court Tuesday morning.Benjamin instead cut his GPS ankle monitor off and fled. The probation officer monitoring Benjamin's compliance with bond conditions found the monitor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-22/north-augusta-man-accu
Put down the smartphone and make a real connection

...can obtain nearly unlimited information is turning us into imbeciles. People cannot read maps anymore because they depend on GPS. People cannot problem solve or investigate because they depend on search engines. And people are losing their ability to communicate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-24/put-down-smartphone-and-