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beacons

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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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Say hi to the new HTC: One M9 phone, fitness band, VR headset

The trio of products signals an ambition to be more than just a smartphone maker. But is it enough to break HTC out of its corner?

By March 1, 2015

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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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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 January 6, 2014