U.S. military Global Positioning System (GPS) accuracy standards are increased for private use. Until May, the satellite signals had been purposely “scrambled” for non-government applications. The previous location accuracy of within 300 ft. (100 m) has been increased to less than 33 ft. (10m). Starting next year, The U.S. FCC will require GPS technology to be installed in all mobile phones for “emergencies.” Current hardware employing GPS software apparently will be self-adapting to the ...

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