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08.06.15
Target launches Bluetooth beacon pilot program in 50 stores
08.06.15

Target launches Bluetooth beacon pilot program in 50 stores

Bluetooth beacons are already helping London's visually-impaired subway riders navigate the Tubes,...

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06.17.15
Amazon's delivery drones could be in the air within a year
06.17.15

Amazon's delivery drones could be in the air within a year

Commercial drone operations like Amazon's highly-touted delivery service could commence in about a...

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05.19.15
Fetch's shopping app puts a smarter concierge on your wrist
05.19.15

Fetch's shopping app puts a smarter concierge on your wrist

Talking into a smartwatch still isn't the most socially acceptable thing to do, but a pair of star...

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11.24.14
eBay retires stand-alone, same-day delivery apps
11.24.14

eBay retires stand-alone, same-day delivery apps

When eBay Now first surfaced two years ago, it appeared in the guise of an iOS app that promised s...

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11.13.14
Amazon and Hachette call a truce in their e-book pricing war
11.13.14

Amazon and Hachette call a truce in their e-book pricing war

Well, that was anticlimactic. Online retail titan Amazon and the publisher Hachette have been snip...

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10.20.14
A simple guide to setting up Apple pay
10.20.14

A simple guide to setting up Apple pay

Monday October 20 is the first day Apple Pay will be available to use at select retailers across...

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10.09.14
Amazon's first brick-and-mortar store said to open in Manhattan
10.09.14

Amazon's first brick-and-mortar store said to open in Manhattan

It's hardly a secret that Amazon wants to be your go-to store for everything, but despite its big...

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09.29.14
Facebook's Atlas ad platform will track you around the internet
09.29.14

Facebook's Atlas ad platform will track you around the internet

Facebook's sufficiently chummy with advertisers that some people have gone and built their own soc...

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