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The most important inventions of the last 30 years

The rise of the internet has given way to some of the most rapid technological advancements in human history.

Firefly landing marks start of its Seletar Airport operations

Malaysian airline Firefly made its inaugural landing at Seletar Airport yesterday morning, nearly five months after its services to Singapore were suspended.
The Magnetic North Pole, and the Earth's Magnetic Field, help GPS and other navigation systems pinpoint users' locations.

Earth’s north magnetic pole has moved — here’s what that means for our navigation systems

Earth has a new magnetic north. Updating its location was crucial for military and civilian navigation systems.
Turn-by-Turn navigation.

I tested a $52,000 Cadillac XT4 crossover SUV that featured an old-school navigation system — here’s what it was like

Recently, I tested a Cadillac XT4 crossover SUV that lacked digital mapping. Instead, it had an older system, called "Turn-by-Turn."
Clouds associated with a major winter storm that is bringing wintry precipitation and chilly temperatures to the US South is seen in an image from NOAA's GOES-East satellite on February 11, 2014.

The US government shutdown is preventing scientists from improving forecasts for severe weather and navigational models

The US government shutdown hasn't impacted your weather forecast, NOAA officials say. But it might hurt experts' ability to improve storm forecasting.

Some apps can track your phone’s location more than 14,000 times a day — here’s how to turn that off if you own an iPhone or Android...

Some smartphone apps can receive location data more than 14,000 times a day, The New York Times found. Here's how to stop that from happening.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Finland says its GPS was disrupted during NATO’s biggest war games in years, and it’s pointing the finger at Russia

Finland and Norway both reported disruptions to their GPS signals during the final days of Trident Juncture, NATO's biggest exercise in years.
US Marine Corps pilots fly a MV-22B Osprey during Exercise Trident Juncture near northern Norway, November 6, 2018.

Finland and Norway are telling airline pilots to be ready to fly without GPS, and some think Russia is up to something

Russia has invested heavily in electronic warfare, and reports of GPS interference in Europe have been attributed to Moscow.

Gap plunges on earnings

Gap reported a disappointing first-quarter which missed EBITDA and earnings estimates due to the Gap brand weighing on company margins. However, its Old Navy and Athleta brands continue to show strength and Jefferies recommended the company reduce exposure to the Gap brand at a faster pace.