Ibeacon

03.17.15
Folding electric bike talks to all your other smart devices
03.17.15

Folding electric bike talks to all your other smart devices

While there's no shortage of smart bikes, they still have limits: many rely chiefly on pedal power...

By J. Fingas,   03.17.15
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01.12.15
Marsh Supermarkets, inMarket create iBeacon platform that extends to Apple Watch
01.12.15

Marsh Supermarkets, inMarket create iBeacon platform that extends to Apple Watch

Marsh Supermarkets - which operates 81 supermarkets under the Marsh, O'Malia's Food Markets, and Mai...

By S. Sande,   01.12.15
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12.03.14
New Bluetooth devices will connect directly to the internet
12.03.14

New Bluetooth devices will connect directly to the internet

For all the talk of an Internet of Things, many Bluetooth devices aren't very internet-savvy; they...

By J. Fingas,   12.03.14
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11.25.14
Beacon marketing campaigns working well for retailers
11.25.14

Beacon marketing campaigns working well for retailers

The past year or so we've heard a lot about beacon marketing and in particular, Apple's iBeacon. N...

By S. Sande,   11.25.14
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11.12.14
'Proximity' is Samsung's equivalent of Apple's iBeacon, coming to a mall near you
11.12.14

'Proximity' is Samsung's equivalent of Apple's iBeacon, coming to a mall near you

Tired of only seeing adverts 99 percent of the time? While Apple's already announced intentions to...

By B. Gilbert,   11.12.14
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10.29.14
Poynt's smart store terminal lets you pay any way you like
10.29.14

Poynt's smart store terminal lets you pay any way you like

One of the many reasons you don't see widespread support for mobile payment tech like Apple Pay or...

By J. Fingas,   10.29.14
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10.26.14
Austin's airport uses WiFi to gauge how long you'll wait in security lines
10.26.14

Austin's airport uses WiFi to gauge how long you'll wait in security lines

If you're a frequent flyer, you've probably panicked after realizing that a long security line cou...

By J. Fingas,   10.26.14
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09.15.14
Macy's will give you location-based discounts through your iPhone
09.15.14

Macy's will give you location-based discounts through your iPhone

Macy's experiments with location-sensitive shopping have apparently paid off -- in the wake of a s...

By J. Fingas,   09.15.14
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