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Coachella 2016 Announces Apple Pay and Square Support, Exclusive Prize Deliveries With iBeacons

Thursday April 7, 2016 6:14 am PDT by
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival recently announced a partnership with contactless payment company Square, letting attendees at the outdoor event pay for merchandise and food with the help of Square's new NFC and chip card reader (via AppleInsider). Launched late last year, the compact device lets any small business -- or any vendor at Coachella -- adopt contactless payments with...

Marsh Supermarkets and inMarket Launching First iBeacon Platform for Apple's Upcoming Watch

Monday January 12, 2015 7:11 am PST by
Marsh Supermarkets and inMarket today are announcing the launch of a new iBeacon platform throughout Marsh's 75 supermarket locations that will enable Apple Watch users to receive interactive alerts and other content on their devices based on their proximity to Marsh's beacons. The program is the first integration of iBeacon technology with Apple's wearable product, which is expected to launch to ...