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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.

06/23/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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Supervised Team Of College Hackers Expose GPS Vulnerability

Hackers at the University of Texas at Austin are shedding some light on the vulnerability of technology many people depend on in today’s world – the Global Positioning System (GPS).

08/26/2013

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GPS Technology Helping Texas Police Capture Criminals

Tracking criminals without having to chase them… it’s a concept that may seem farfetched, but at least one Texas police department is using new specialized GPS technology to do just that.

CBS 11–08/21/2013

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UT Researchers Use GPS ‘Spoofing’ To Divert $80M Yacht

University of Texas researchers have found a way to divert an $80 million yacht from its course using a custom-made GPS device in an experiment highlighting the potential threat to maritime travel.

07/30/2013

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Driving Somewhere? There’s A Gov’t Record Of That

Chances are, your local or state police departments have photographs of your car in their files, noting where you were driving on a particular day, even if you never did anything wrong.

07/17/2013

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Safer Schools With The Push Of A Button?

Carroll ISD in Southlake will test a high-tech device that uses GPS and Wi-Fi signals to constantly track employee locations, in an effort to make school campuses safer.

CBS 11–07/10/2013

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Nordstrom No Longer Tracking Customer Phones

Nordstrom is no longer collecting information from the smart phones of its customers.

05/09/2013

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Nordstrom Using Smart Phones To Track Customers Movements

The CBS 11 I-Team has learned the retailer is using software to track how much time you spend in specific departments within the store.

05/07/2013

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State Lawmakers Mull School ID Tracking Chips

Texas House members are to discuss a proposed ban on school districts from requiring student ID badges embedded with locator chips.

03/19/2013

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The 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.

11/24/2012

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Singles Using GPS Apps To Meet New People

Romance novels teach that love may be lurking just around the corner. And these days, many singles are using cell phone apps to make sure that they don’t miss it.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2012

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