Geolocation

ICE Seeks Tech To Track Electronic Devices—Even Through Time

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is soliciting for a cloud-based system that can geolocate devices using multiple sources, including apps.

The Newest AI-Enabled Weapon: ‘Deep-Faking’ Photos of the Earth

Step 1: Use AI to make undetectable changes to outdoor photos. Step 2: release them into the open-source world and enjoy the chaos.

DARPA Wants Tools to Reimagine Underground Worlds in 3D

The agency is looking for commercial tech to map subterranean environments.

GSA, NGA Expand Space-Based Data Offerings

Agencies now have more options when purchasing geospatial data and analytics off GSA’s IT Schedule 70.

State Integration of GIS Into Elections Is Slow Going

The scattered nature of voter information is the biggest hurdle, but geospatial data can mean the difference between a voter receiving the proper ballot.

Apple’s Empty Grandstanding About Privacy

The company enables the surveillance that supposedly offends its values.

Will Space Force Boost Already-Rising Spending on Satellites?

Defense execs see increased sales as Pentagon upgrades orbiting gear to fend off attacks.

L.A. Joins the Growing Battle Over Location Data

Los Angeles is taking the Weather Channel to court over its treatment of app users’ location data. Expect that to be one of many such lawsuits in 2019.

Senators Call For FCC Investigation of Phone Companies Selling Location Data

Your telecom company knows where you are—and it may be selling that information.

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DHS Funds Airport Navigation App that Guides You from Check-in to Gate

It also allows federal agencies to send messages to passengers in real time.

How One Company Aims to Model the World—and All Its Activity—in the Cloud

Descartes Labs is building a platform to let the Pentagon analyze all the geospatial intelligence, all the time.

3 Ways Intelligence Agencies Are Using AI

The intelligence community is using artificial intelligence to help manage the exponential increase of data.

$600 Million Satellite Imagery Contract Shifts from One Intel Agency to Another

Management of the EnhancedView commercial satellite imagery contract shifted from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to the National Reconnaissance Office.