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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 Sep. 28, 2013

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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 Sep. 9, 2013

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Appeals court OKs Facebook Beacon $9.5M settlement

The legal fight over Facebook Beacon's privacy issues may finally come to an end as the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals approves the settlement.

By Feb. 27, 2013

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Court favors Facebook in $9.5 million Beacon settlement

Federal court judges says the amount, awarded for a lawsuit about alleged privacy violations, is not too low, Bloomberg reports.

By Sep. 20, 2012

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MetroPCS debuts Kyocera Presto, LG Beacon

MetroPCS releases two basic phones over the weekend. The Kyocera Presto is a basic candybar handset while the LG Beacon has a touch-screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

By Oct. 10, 2011

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Beacon Power to sell assets for DOE loan

Energy storage company Beacon Power, which received an Energy Department loan guarantee and went bankrupt, says it will sell its plant in an effort to repay $39.1 million owed on loan.

By Nov. 20, 2011

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Beacon Power: We're broke, but we're no Solyndra

Beacon Power, a flywheel storage company that received a government loan guarantee, said its storage plant will continue to operate as it seeks new sources of capital.

By Nov. 1, 2011

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Flywheel storage maker Beacon Power declares bankruptcy

Beacon Power, which received a $43 million DOE loan guarantee from the same program that Solyndra did, is bankrupt after running out of money.

By Oct. 31, 2011

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DOE-backed Beacon Power finds buyer post-bankruptcy

Flywheel grid storage company Beacon Power has been acquired for $30.5 million in a transaction that will return about 70 percent of a government loan.

By Feb. 6, 2012

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Beacon settlement gets preliminary OK

A U.S. District Court gives preliminary approval to settle a class action suit against Facebook's controversial service.

By Oct. 24, 2009