Apple last year launched iBeacon, an indoor position system that provides the location of iOS device users and enables push notifications to be sent to the device. iBeacon, which employs Bluetooth low energy wireless technology, could also enable mobile payments at the point of sale, making it a competitor to near field communications technology.
As Major League Baseball prepares for the post-season playoffs, it's also laying the groundwork for teams to take advantage of fans with Bluetooth-enabled smartphones.
Trustwave SpiderLabs has uncovered a security hole in a new line of high-tech Japanese toilets that enables a hacker to gain control of the automated features, such as self-raising seats and defecation monitoring.
The industrial wireless sensor network market is forecast by TechNavio to increase at a healthy 14.4 percent compound annual growth rate through 2016.
Software developers began receiving the $1,500 Explorer edition of Google Glass on Wednesday, according to a report by The Daily Mail.
A full 90 of workers in the United States use their personal smartphones at work, according to a survey conducted by Cisco's partner firms.
Ford Motor Company will cut the price of its Sync voice-activated mobile device connectivity system by $100 to $295, also launching the solution as an option across more Ford vehicles. Sync boats
Nokia is still losing market share to RIM (NASDAQ: RIMM), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Android, but the company has some new products in the pipeline that could give it a lift, writes Gary Marshall at
AT&T (NYSE: T) Mobility announced a major revamp of its smartphone data plans, including the ability for iPhone (NASDAQ: AAPL) and other smartphone users to tether--a feature iPhone users have
The release of Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) new iPhone OS 4.0 beta reveals the next version of the smartphone will likely offer data tethering, a feature long demanded by AT&T (NYSE: T) subscribers.