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GPS Tracking Devices Change The Way Viewers Watch Yacht Races

GPS tracking technology has brought the historic Qantas Link Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race (one of biggest yacht races in Australia) into a new era.

The race will be watched by more fans than ever before, thanks to the latest in GPS tracking technology that will allow millions worldwide to watch the progress of every yacht in real time, as they battle it out across the sea.

Fans will be able to get just as involved in the race as if they were part of the crew. Users can not only view information about each yacht and its progress, they can also access analysis on a yacht’s average speed and handicap to get a running account of the expected result.

Bank Robber Busted By GPS-equipped Cash

Last month a bank teller in Massachusetts used a high-tech GPS tracking device to help police catch a bank robber.

On a Friday morning a man wearing a face mask entered a bank and demanded money from the tellers.

High Gas Prices Squeeze Drivers, Fleet Managers Hit Hardest

Robert Crawley, owner of Robert’s Coffee and Vending Service in Longview, TX, told the Longview News Journal his firm operates a fleet of about 20 delivery trucks and service vehicles.

Crawley said, “compared to this time last year we’re spending about $500 more a week on gasoline. So far, we’ve absorbed the expense and haven’t had to pass it along to our customers.”

The Best GPS-Based Pet Tracking Systems

GPS-based pet tracking systems offer pet owners peace of mind and give hunters an advantage.

There are several GPS tracking systems for dogs and cats on the market. Here are some of the best ones:

Police Routinely Tracking Cell Phones Without a Warrant Says ACLU

According to legal documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union, virtually all police departments across the U.S. are using cell phone GPS tracking technology to monitor suspects’ whereabouts without first obtaining a warrant.

The ACLU surveyed about 200 state and local law enforcement agencies across the country. Nearly all of the agencies that responded said they track cell phones without obtaining a warrant, reported the Washington Post.

As a result, the ACLU concludes that there are “unclear or inconsistent legal standards from town to town that frequently fall short of probable cause,” questioning whether the practice is constitutional.