GPS Tracking of Cabbies Causing an Uproar. Federal Complaint Filed.

GPS tracking of taxi drivers in NYC is at the heart of a new complaint filed in Manhattan federal court. Cabbies and the Taxi Commission are gearing up for a knockdown, drag-out fight. It was just a matter of time before things came to a head between NY cabbies and the taxi commission. Fighting between…

GPS Tracking Leads to Fired Labor Employee. Case in Appeals Court.

GPS tracking leads to the firing of a New York state labor employee. The case is currently in the state Court of Appeals, and the outcome is being watched closely by many. There are approximately 200,000 NY state employees who could be affected by the decision. This case has a lot of questions that need…

GPS Tracking News & Gossip for Friday May 24, 2013

It’s Friday!! Which of course means that as we wrap up another week, we’ve come across new and ever-increasing examples of GPS tracking finding its way into our society, and we wanted to share a few. This is a testament to the public’s increased familiarity with location-based tracking services, and the surge in adopters of GPS…

GPS Tracking and Recent Solar Flares: The Potential Effects of Space Weather

Both NASA and Japanese scientists warn that recent solar flares could potentially disrupt GPS tracking, as well as other applications that rely on the GPS constellation. Just to be clear, solar flares have the potential to affect much more than merely GPS tracking, but also every other technology that relies on the GPS system, and then some. However, this…

GPS Tracking Meeting Resistance From Police and Fire Unions

GPS tracking has long been a tool used in the effective deployment of police and fire fleets, helping to enhance dispatch operations and improve response times. However, recent disciplinary proceedings and proposed legislation have fostered opposition in how GPS is monitoring first responder personnel. Let the “Big Brother” debate begin! For years, GPS tracking technology…