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Letters to the Editor

August 27, 2009 - By

Reaction to August’s editorial, “Fair Play to Those Who Dream,” concerning the as-yet unreleased Galileo signal specification, came swift — and mixed — from both sides of the Atlantic. Correspondents were unanimous, however, in wishing their names kept off the record. read more

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Apogee Offers Mapping, Geospatial Product Licenses for Educational Use

August 3, 2009 - By

Apogee Mapping has released amLibrary, a spatial data bundle that includes the company's four flagship products and is packaged exclusively for use by higher education institutions. read more

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The System: Compass Awry

August 1, 2009 - By

Compass Awry One of the satellites in the Chinese domestic satellite navigation system, Beidou, is no longer in geostationary orbit and appears to have been abandoned. According to information from the U.S. Space Command, the orbit of Beidou 1D was raised by around 130 kilometers on February 18, 2009. This may have been an attempt to place the satellite in... read more

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The Business: Location-Driven Coupons on iPhone

August 1, 2009 - By

Yowza!!, an application designed for the latest GPS-enabled iPhone 3G and 3GS models and iPod Touch, brings relevant coupon offers to customers based on their location. read more

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