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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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Feb. 26, 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 Jan. 8, 2014

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iBeacon location-sensing tech put to use at grocery stores

InMarket debuts its iBeacon platform in dozens of Safeway and Giant Eagle supermarkets to give shoppers grocery list reminders, deals, and reward points.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Apple's iBeacon tech to be used for fun in CES scavenger hunt

Using a mobile app and location-sensing technology, participants can collect badges and win prizes during the massive technology showcase.

By Jan. 2, 2014

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iBeacon launches in Apple Stores, badgers you as you shop

Apple's iBeacon is now live in Apple Stores in the US. It tracks you while you shop, and updates you on offers and deals.

By Dec. 7, 2013

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Apple's iBeacon tracks, guides shoppers

Apple stores use Bluetooth to message your iPhone, Spotify may launch a free mobile streaming option next week, and we get a peek at Razer's leaked iPhone game controller.

By Dec. 6, 2013

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Apple's iBeacon tracks, guides shoppers

Apple stores use Bluetooth to message your iPhone, Spotify may launch a free mobile streaming option next week, and we get a peek at Razer's leaked iPhone game controller.

By Dec. 6, 2013