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    Google formally launches Nearby

    Google today launched Nearby. It's a software feature that helps your device detect apps and information that might be useful to them when they visit certain places or are near certain objects. For instance, walking into a CVS store could trigger a notification that tells you that CVS has an...
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    Support for the Physical Web comes to Chrome for Android in v49

    Google has just announced that they will be bringing support for Physical Web beacons to Android's Chrome in version 49 beta. This means you could be walking by a location with a beacon and receive a non-vibrating notification with a URL that gives you more information about the location you...