140 Results for

beacons

Video

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

Article

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

Video

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

Stephen Hawking backs $100 million effort to find aliens

Technically Incorrect: Funded by billionaire Yuri Milner, the project will be listening very hard for alien noises, with Hawking and other scientists in support.

By July 20, 2015

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

Article

Man killed by lightning because of selfie stick?

Technically Incorrect: A walker in Wales is struck by lightning and reports suggest that his metal selfie stick may have attracted the bolt.

By July 6, 2015

Video

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

The telescope looking for the beginning of time

The Giant Magellan Telescope will be the world's biggest telescope -- and it will look deeper into the past than we've ever seen before.

By May 11, 2015