Driver Survives After GPS Leads Him In Front Of Speeding Caltrain In AthertonThe driver of the Toyota Prius had mistakenly made a turn onto the tracks on the direction of his GPS unit.
25 Years After Loma Prieta Earthquake, Numerous Advances Made In Early Warning SystemsIn 1989, a gallon of gas was just less than a dollar, the first episode of “The Simpsons” aired on TV, and the first GPS satellites were launched into orbit. Twenty-five years later, GPS is the key to new technology allowing seismologists to warn us when a big quake is about to hit.
'Stalk And Pounce' Hunting Method Of Mountain Lions Dissected By UC Santa Cruz ScientistsScientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz say they now know much more about how Mountain Lions stalk, pounce and overpower their prey, thanks to the help of a wildlife tracking collar.
Yosemite Bears Get High-Tech Tracking CollarsOfficials at Yosemite National Park in California say a boost in technology will help them better understand the black bears that live throughout the park.
SF Start-Up Creates Portable Navigation Device To Eliminate Distracted DrivingA Bay Area start-up is offering a way to eliminate distracted driving while enabling access to technology.
49ers Tweak Traffic And Parking Plans For Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium After Open House EventWith open house festivities behind them, the 49ers are making some last-minute alterations to their parking and traffic plans for Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area FreewaysThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission believes that with these traffic reporting technologies, it will be possible to squeeze another 20 percent efficiency out of Bay Area freeways.
Yahoo Uses Crowdsourcing To Teach GPS To Find Scenic RoutesIt's the journey, not the destination that makes road trips memorable, and researchers at Yahoo Labs in Barcelona want to capitalize on that philosophy with a new method for measuring scenic routes to suggest directions.
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.
Larry Magid: Feds Want To Look At Apps That May Be Distracting Drivers A new measure proposed by the Obama Administration would give federal officials the authority to set restrictions on the use of mapping and traffic apps if they are deemed to be dangerous.
San Francisco Police Use GPS To Catch Bike ThievesSan Francisco police are trying a new approach to breaking the cycle of bike thefts in the Bay Area with a high tech tool.
5 Most Congested Cities In The U.S.Mapping and navigation company reveals the cities in the U.S. where getting stuck in traffic is almost inevitable...
Tips For Your Next Road TripGoing on a road trip? Here's a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.
ConsumerWatch: Your Car May Be Spying On YouYour car may be spying on you, and the information it collects can, and may be used against you.
Company Rolls Out Apple's iBeacon To Grocery StoresSoon, your phone might remind you to pick up detergent as you peruse the supermarket...