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Four ways to share your exact location with family (and why)

Do you know where your family is? You do now with these handy apps designed to share or track locations using your phone. Peace of mind is priceless.

By February 9, 2016

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Facebook using beacons to show location 'tips'

The social network's new feature sends location tips to your feed using GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth beacons. Meanwhile, your home Internet broadband may not be broadband anymore.

By January 30, 2015

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Facebook using beacons to show location 'tips'

Social network's new app feature sends location tips to your feed using GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth beacons. Meanwhile, your home Internet broadband may not be broadband anymore.

By January 30, 2015

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Beacons: What they'll do for retail

​Brian Cooley discusses retail beacons and how retailers and customers plan to use the Bluetooth devices in stores.

By August 12, 2014

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Flood Beacon warns of danger in real time

Floods can be fast-moving and unpredictable, but a new gadget aims to get detailed data into the hands of the people who need it most, in time to make a difference.

By April 24, 2014

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The Golden State Warriors bring beacons and Google Glass to the fan experience

The Warriors are the NBA's first team to use iBeacons to enhance the fan experience at Oracle Arena. Plus, a first look at their Google Glass App in development.

By April 14, 2014

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iBeacon brings home the iBacon on your mobile while you shop

Proximity-based mobile promotions are hitting Australian malls as iBeacons push out offers to your phone while you're walking past the store.

By April 7, 2014

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When will retailers jump on the iBeacon bandwagon?

Push notification company Urban Airship hopes to make Apple's location-based system more relevant for retailers.

By February 26, 2014

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Find this plant and you'll have a good chance of finding diamonds

A rare African plant can serve as a beacon that points the way to diamond deposits deep beneath the Earth, new research shows.

By May 7, 2015

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Is the 4C enough to restore Alfa Romeo to its former glory?

Alfa Romeo was in times past a beacon of Italian design, performance and passion. Of late though it's been better known for a lineup of attractive but unremarkable hatchbacks. The 4C looks to turn the tide.

By April 9, 2015