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  • Twitter tracks other apps you've installed

    November 27, 2014 11:46 AM

    NEW YORK - Twitter says it is now tracking what other apps its users have installed on their mobile devices so it can target content and ads to them better. Twitter said Wednesday that users will receive a notification when the setting is turned on, and can opt out using... more »
  • Court: Warrantless cell tracking unconstitutional

    June 11, 2014 6:25 PM

    MIAMI - A federal appeals court has ruled that investigators must obtain a search warrant to collect records from cellphone towers that are often used to track suspects' movements. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Wednesday with the American Civil Liberties Union that the... more »
  • Malaysia PM calls for real-time tracking of planes

    May 14, 2014 4:23 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has called for real-time tracking of planes and improvement to communication systems to prevent a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of Flight 370. In an opinion piece Wednesday in the Wall Street Journal, Najib urged the global aviation industry to make... more »
  • CATS bus-tracking app launched Play Video

    January 29, 2013 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Capital Area Transit System unveiled its new tracking system today, designed to give passengers more information about their bus and route. The free application for iPhone and Android devices, called "RouteShout," tracks up-to-the-minute arrival times of buses for each stop. CATS also launched a map-tracking... more »
  • Charities use tracking system to block scam artists Play Video

    December 2, 2011 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The holiday season is when many open their hearts and wallets to the less fortunate, but it also brings out people who try to take advantage of their kindness. However, many local charities have a system to make sure people use, but don't abuse, your generosity.... more »
  • K9 dies from heat stroke after finding escapees

    August 8, 2011 4:56 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - A tracking dog used by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office has died from heat stroke after chasing down two escaped juveniles. A spokesperson for the sheriff's office said the dog, K-9 Hatos, died Saturday shortly after locating two juveniles who escaped from the St. Martin... more »
  • iPhone, iPad tracking causes alarm

    April 21, 2011 1:27 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Privacy watchdogs are demanding answers from Apple about why iPhones and iPads are collecting location data about their users. The most recent dust-up, prompted by a report at a technology conference in Santa Clara, Calif., raises questions about how much privacy consumers surrender by carrying around... more »
  • Baton Rouge DPW considers GPS tracking system

    October 14, 2009 6:14 PM

    The Baton Rouge Public Works Department wants to expand a GPS tracking system for department owned vehicles. The monitoring system allows supervisors to know where a truck has been. It can also help with response time when dispatching a crew. Currently, 19 vehicles in the DPW fleet have... more »
  • More DPW vehicles may get GPS tracking

    October 14, 2009 9:55 AM

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Public Works Department is considering an expansion of its GPS tracking system. 16 vehicles currently have the monitoring system which allows supervisors to know exactly where a vehicle is located. Hundreds of other vehicles could be added to the program in the next years. Lafaeytte... more »

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