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Beacon

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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

Article

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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At CES, hunting the show floors for hidden beacons (photos)

Attendees at CES 2014 were tasked with tracking down nine hidden iBeacons that were scattered around Las Vegas. CNET's Daniel Terdiman found all nine and some unexpected surprises along the way.

14 Images By January 8, 2014

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New payments terminal aims to be Switzerland of in-store payments

Coming soon to a merchant near you: Poynt will let you decide how to pay for in-store purchases.

By October 29, 2014

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Baseball's beacon trials hint at Apple's location revolution

CNET visits Citi Field to get a sneak peek at MLB.com's location-based services powered by Apple's iBeacon and Bluetooth LE.

By September 28, 2013

Article

Bluetooth beacons coming to ballparks

Major League Baseball's app incorporates Apple's iBeacon technology, Google Search handles your complex questions, and Xbox Fitness tracks your heart rate with the Kinect.

By September 27, 2013

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Bluetooth beacons coming to ballparks

Major League Baseball's app incorporates Apple's iBeacon technology, Google Search handles your complex questions, and Xbox Fitness tracks your heart rate with the Kinect.

By September 27, 2013

Article

PayPal introduces hands-free payments with Beacon device

In a bid to dominate the physical retail experience, PayPal unveils a Bluetooth communicator that takes in-store payments hands-free.

By September 9, 2013

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Fly, you fools! 'Hobbit' stars take off in epic airline safety video

Elijah Wood, Sylvester McCoy and Peter Jackson are the fellowship of the wing in Air New Zealand's "Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made".

By October 23, 2014