GPS system on the verge of breaking down

GPS technology is an important part of the cell phone ecosystem, but a new report indicates that the U.S. GPS satellite system soon could begin breaking down. According to a report in The Guardian, the Government Accountability Office says that mismanagement and a lack of investment means that some critical GPS satellites could begin to falter next year. The Air Force manages the satellites, but cost overruns and delays are putting the system in jeopardy, according to the GAO. Article

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