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Is this a clue for code-breaking scavenger hunt Cicada 3301?

The next installment in a mysterious scavenger hunt that's baffled the Internet may have been posted online.

By January 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 January 2, 2014

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AR messaging app lets you leave notes in the real world

Traces offers a new way of messaging that allows you to leave digital surprises in real-life locations.

By August 5, 2014

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NSA's coded tweet deciphered -- read what it says

The National Security Agency sent out a mysterious coded tweet Monday, which has since been deciphered.

By May 6, 2014

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At CES, a hunt for hidden treasure

A scavenger hunt sponsored by CES sends CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman -- and many others -- out exploring the lesser-visited parts of the show. Who knows what you'll find.

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

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Chipotle stages bogus Twitter hack for promotional campaign

The fast-food restaurant comes clean after posting a bizarre string of tweets that were thought to be done by hackers. "This is far more hoax than hack," Chipotle says.

By July 24, 2013

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DroidLanding Twitter account reactivates for new campaign

An official Twitter account for Verizon's Droid lineup comes back online for first time in nearly two years.

By June 19, 2013

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Android 4.3 pops up ahead of Google I/O

A leak tips off security enhancements in the Android update expected to be unveiled at Google I/O.

By May 15, 2013

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Pebble's app menagerie: Rounding up the best fledgling smartwatch apps

The Pebble's app library is slowing growing, but right now you'll mostly find watch faces. It's one part scavenger hunt, one part novelty shop, with a dash of practicality.

By April 22, 2013