The latest software Google uses for its Street View cars to read street numbers in images for Google Maps works so well that it also solves CAPTCHAs, those puzzles designed to defeat bots.
Since 50 percent to 80 percent of declined credit card transactions abroad are actually legitimate, MasterCard is working with Syniverse on a new solution to geo-verify identities for travelers.
A new location-based service is being experimented with for Twitter's mobile app. The feature surfaces tweets from other people using Twitter in the same vicinity, even if you're not following them.
Police surreptitiously placing a GPS tracking device on a suspect's vehicle is equivalent to a search and as such requires a court-issued search warrant, a U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled.
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