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    Facebook to test Bluetooth beacons in New York

    February 2nd, 2015

    Facebook has unveiled a new service called Place Tips that works with Bluetooth beacons, WiFi and GPS to show the social network’s iOS app users “useful and relevant” information about the places they visit. Those… More

    Video shows Google Wallet in action at US stores

    October 17th, 2011

    Google has uploaded a video to YouTube that shows consumers using Google Wallet to make payments in a range of retail outlets in New York and in San Francisco. The video includes footage of Google… More

    Google Wallet gets offers upgrade

    October 13th, 2011

    Google has issued an updated version of its Google Wallet app which brings improvements to getting special offers, more transaction details, a better tutorial section and user interface upgrades — along with unspecified bug fixes. More

    Google Wallet with offers goes live in Times Square

    October 13th, 2011

    Shoppers at the flagship Times Square branch of American Eagle Outfitters can now use an NFC phone to make payments, earn reward points and collect or redeem special offers. More

    NFC demo to take place in Times Square

    September 16th, 2011

    For four hours on 22 September it will be possible to use an NFC smart poster to interact with advertisements and promotions displayed on one of the New York landmark’s iconic giant advertising billboards. More