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Man Finds Out GPS Tracking Does Not Say I Love You

November 4, 2010

I don’t think this Jacksonville, Florida man knew what he was getting himself into when he placed a GPS tracking device on the car of his estranged wife. He probably thought he was somehow telling her that he love him. Apparently both she and the police have a different opinion about that type of activity. [...]

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Palm Springs School District Chooses GPS Tracking For Buses

October 29, 2010

One of the leaders in wireless fleet management, Networkfleet, has announced today that they have the business of the Palm Springs Unified School District (USD). The school district in Palm Springs, California has chosen to outfit their 100 vehicles in order to fully utilize their vehicles, decrease costs to the districts, and increase safety for [...]

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Halloween, Sex Offenders, and GPS Tracking

October 29, 2010

A new app has just been released that is going to help parents know if their kids are trick or treating in areas where known sex offenders live. The app, called Trick or Tracker, is priced at $9.99 but is now available for free for the Halloween season. It seems that the app requires the [...]

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Parkinson’s Disease Sufferer Utilizes GPS Tracking For Cross Country Trip

October 25, 2010

A sufferer from Parkinson’s Disease is using GPS tracking to stay in contact with his wife, promote awareness of this debilitating disease, and raise money for research. Steve Quam, aged 64, began riding across the country on July 17 from the Pacific coase in the glorious state of Washington. His trek has taken him across [...]

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GPS Tracking Device Recovers $60,000 Worth of Equipment

October 23, 2010

One business owner is happy that he installed a covert GPS tracking device inside some of his equipment. According to reports out of South Carolina: Several pieces of heavy equipment, including a $30,000 track hoe, were recovered this week. An investigation into their disappearance is ongoing. Around 11 a.m. Thursday, a Michigan company notified law [...]

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29 Lost Hikers Saved With Cell Phones and GPS Tracking

October 22, 2010

Thank God for cell phones. That is at least what 29 hikers from a Chinese Bible Church from Boston are thinking after they got lost in New Hampshire’s Blue Trail at Mount Belknap. What is interesting about this story is not that the cell phones were instrumental in the rescue efforts – that is old [...]

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Teens Make Use of GPS Cell Phone Tracking In Abusive Relationships

October 22, 2010

There is little doubt that teens know technology better than their parents. Now there is anecdotal data that suggest that teen stalkers and abusers are leveraging the built in capabilities of cell phones to empower them to abuse even more. The article is mainly about teen abuse as the quotes below suggest, but the bit [...]

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GPS Tracking Saves Rhinos From Poachers

October 22, 2010

According to a report from the BBC, 5 rhinos in South Africa are have had GPS tracking devices installed in their horns. Here is some from the BBC article: Five rhinos in South Africa’s North West province have been fitted with a Global Positioning System (GPS) device to help protect them from poachers. The GPS [...]

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GPS Tracking Nabs Break In Duo

March 9, 2010

A pair of criminals who broke into hundreds of cars to steal valuable equipment such as laptops and cell phones have made a deal with the District Attorney trying their case to serve as many as three years in state prison and pay thousands of dollars in restitution for their actions. The case against the [...]

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GPS Tracking Giraffes In West Africa

February 25, 2010

GPS tracking is helping the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) keep track of some threatened giraffes in west Africa. Eight giraffes were fitted with tracking collars in an effort to learn more about these animals movements and to keep them safe. The reason behind the tracking is sort of a series of strange circumstances. The West [...]

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GPS Tracking Urged For As Father Remembers Murdered Daughter

February 24, 2010

Alvin Notice, the father of Tina Notice who was murdered last year on Valentine’s Day, claims that if her stalker boyfriend had had a GPS tracking device installed on him the murder would never have happened. Ms. Notice, who was 25 at the time of her murder, was stabbed outside her apartment. In a 911 [...]

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