• New Wi-Fi tech makes phones more aware of surroundings

    WASHINGTON — Would you want Facebook to let you know that an old friend from high school is down the street, and offer you the chance to message that person directly? It will soon be…

  • Apple’s iBeacon in stores for holiday shopping

    Apple\’s iBeacon transmitter, which was announced in June, is being tested in some Macy\’s stores. The shopBeacon transmitter notifies users of sales and bargains as they walk past items they might like.