gps Archive

Robots and on-board ovens deliver on Zume’s promise of better pizza

There was once a time when the Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust pizza was enough to get people excited. Today, in a world of bacon-wrapped crust and custom-modified Chevys with pizza warmers, being excited about pizza is just not as easy as it used to be. Zume Pizza founder Julia Collins and her Elon Musk-esque approach to pizza doesn’t care much for the rest of the pizza …

Spoofing GPS is surprisingly easy; detecting it is surprisingly hard

GPS security is increasingly implicated in both physical and information security: from steering a super-yacht (or a super-tanker) into pirate-friendly waters to diverting self-driving cars or even unlocking geo-tagged tokens and AR game objectives. GPS receivers compare timestamped signals from a constellation of satellites, inferring their position through calculations on the lightspeed lag from each signal. Faking the signal from these distant satellites …