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Russia to place GLONASS monitoring stations in Kazakhstan

Russia plans to set up two station of the System of Differential Correction and Monitoring (SDCM) for GLONASS in Kazakhstan.

Russia to place GLONASS monitoring stations in Kazakhstan
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US, Philippines vow freedom of navigation amid Asia sea rows

The United States and the Philippines have vowed to maintain freedom of navigation in a Southeast Asia increasingly beset by maritime territorial rows.

US, Philippines vow freedom of navigation amid Asia sea rows
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Google to buy Israeli GPS app Waze for $1 bln: reports

Google is in talks on a deal worth at least $1 billion to buy the Israel-based GPS mobile navigation app Waze.

Google to buy Israeli GPS app Waze for $1 bln: reports
ERA-GLONASS system
ERA-GLONASS prototype to be compulsory in Kazakhstan by 2017

ERA-GLONASS system will become compulsory for new cars starting from January 1, 2017 in Kazakhstan.

ERA-GLONASS prototype to be compulsory in Kazakhstan by 2017
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Shipwreck find could be legendary 'sunstone'

An oblong crystal found in the wreck of a 16th-century English warship is a sunstone, a near-mythical navigational aid said to have been used by Viking mariners.

Shipwreck find could be legendary 'sunstone'
China launches rival GPS satellite system
China launches rival GPS satellite system

China has launched commercial and public services across the Asia-Pacific region on its domestic satellite navigation network built to rival the US global positioning system.

China launches rival GPS satellite system

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