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eBay selling Madoff's Mets tickets ($2,900, anyone?)

Disgraced Ponzi pusher Bernie Madoff is a very big New York Mets fan. Now, he has been forced to put his precious tickets up for sale on eBay. Bidding for the first game closes Sunday.

By Apr. 11, 2009


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 Sep. 28, 2013


Apple to start following you around its stores, report says

Apple stores are reportedly about to be equipped with iBeacon transmitters that connect to iPhones. These are intended to enhance your shopping experience.

By Nov. 17, 2013


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 Sep. 27, 2013


Mark Pincus: Not only nice guys finish last

Leo "The Lip" Durocher would have understood what drove Mark Pincus, Zynga's former CEO who finally paid a price for his sharp-tongued, sharp-elbowed approach.

By Jul. 1, 2013


Next step for app notifications: Location-based messages

Urban Airship, which powers many notification platforms for apps, wants to make mobile messaging more accurate.

By Oct. 1, 2012


Fat-blocking Pepsi a slimming soda in Japan

Pepsi Special promises to reduce fat absorption while satisfying a thirst for sparkling soda. Would Michael Bloomberg approve?

By Nov. 9, 2012


New York Giants Web site says they've already won Super Bowl

In an interestingly confident mix-up, the New York Giants' Web site not only announces that the team has already won, but offers winners' memorabilia for sale.

By Feb. 5, 2012


All your baseball are belong to Rick Astley

When the New York Mets held a poll to choose their eighth-inning sing-along song, Digg and Fark users caught wind of it. The winner was--surprise!--"Never Gonna Give You Up," the song behind the "Rickrolling" Internet meme.

By Apr. 8, 2008


Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: An early look at how Cortana stacks up (hands-on)

Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.

By Apr. 14, 2014