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beacons

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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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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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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 September 27, 2013

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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 September 27, 2013

Article

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 September 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 September 9, 2013

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Can Android do for wearables what Apple did for smartphones? (The Next Big Thing, Episode 8)

Google makes a play to be the center of the wearable universe, cars that communicate to each other, and what beacons in your favorite store can do for you.

By July 23, 2014

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The Doctor takes on the Cybermen once again -- in Google Maps

Are the villainous Cybermen of "Doctor Who" using Google Maps to co-ordinate their next Cyber-invasion?

By July 16, 2014