Facebook using beacons to show location ‘tips’

Facebook found a new way to track your location beyond GPS and Wi-Fi.

The social network is using Bluetooth beacons in some businesses to send location-specific tips to your phone, all the while crushing any hope Foursquare had left for relevance.

Also in this tech-news roundup, learn how Nickelodeon parent Viacom is joining the streaming club with CBS and HBO. And your home Internet broadband isn’t really broadband anymore, thanks to the FCC:

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