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Amazon Kills Appstore TestDrive Service

April 17, 2015 10:23 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

In a post on the company's blog, Amazon said that due to the increasing use of 'free to play' business models, it has seen a significant decline in customers...

Schools Struggle To Curb Abuse by Smartphone

April 2, 2015 7:06 am | by Kimberly Hefling, AP Education Writer | News | Comments

Just this week, a 16-year-old from Gateway High School in Kissimmee, Florida, was arrested for...

Study: Ad-Supported Apps Come with Hidden Costs

April 1, 2015 1:47 pm | News | Comments

According to new research from William Halfond and funded by a grant from the National Science...

Facebook Adds New Features to Messenger

March 25, 2015 3:58 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Messenger will also be adding the ability to display store receipts and shipping information to...

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Microsoft Expands Mobile Partnerships with Samsung, Other OEMs

March 23, 2015 2:40 pm | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a press release, Samsung is planning to pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its portfolio of Android devices and will secure those apps through a...

IBM Study Highlights Security Flaws in Enterprise Apps

March 19, 2015 10:35 am | by Jacob Meister, Real-Time Digital Reporter, @abmdigi | News | Comments

The new research suggests the average company tests less than half of apps for vulnerabilities, while 33 percent never test the mobile apps prior to their release.

Adobe Profits Up as Subcribers Move to Cloud

March 18, 2015 9:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Adjusted for one-time items, the maker of Photoshop and Illustrator software said profit came to 44 cents per share in the latest quarter, beating Wall Street expectations.

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Facebook Integrates Payments with Messenger App

March 18, 2015 9:10 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Services including PayPal, its Venmo unit and the disappearing-photo app Snapchat let you beam money to friends and family using smartphones linked to bank accounts or credit cards.

Nintendo Finally Commits to Bringing Games to Mobile

March 17, 2015 9:40 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

After years of resisting the pull to go mobile, Nintendo Tuesday announced a partnership with DeNA Co. to develop mobile apps for smartphones and tablets. 

Google Seeks Revenue Boost with Ads in Google Play

February 27, 2015 9:54 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The advertising expansion announced Thursday will provide Google with a new opportunity to profit from its Android software, the world's most widely used...               

Facebook Hits 2M Advertisers, Launches iOS Ad Management App

February 24, 2015 10:18 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The app will allow advertisers to monitor current ads or create new ones. It also tracks performance of existing ads...                            

Yahoo Courts Developers With New Toolkit

February 20, 2015 9:12 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Besides that, Yahoo also is trying to plant its search engine inside other apps so it can display ads alongside...

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Microsoft, Samsung Settle Android Patent Dispute

February 10, 2015 10:38 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Reports of the initial disagreement first surfaced back in August when Microsoft said it would sue Samsung for threatening to stop paying Microsoft royalies for..                                    

LinkedIn Surges on yet Another Impressive Quarter

February 6, 2015 9:41 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Many analysts suspect management deliberately sets a low bar so it's easier to clear. The suspected gamesmanship has prompted some analysts to boost their predictions above...                  

New Outlook App Spotlights Apple's Software Problem

February 3, 2015 4:29 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

There's no doubt that Apple makes great hardware, but the iPhone maker continues to drop the ball in the software department...                                       

Microsoft Launches Outlook App for iOS

January 29, 2015 11:09 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The new app comes as Microsoft continues to push its suite of Office applications to more platforms. Versions of Microsoft Excel, Word are currently...                                           

Former Samsung Engineer Develops File Sharing App

January 28, 2015 10:52 am | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter, @abmdigi | News | Comments

Nicole Kim worked for Samsung for six years, then took her career to smaller companies in the fields of engineering and product management before founding...                                                       

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Yahoo's Spinoff of Alibaba Stake Puts Mayer in Spotlight

January 28, 2015 9:26 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group.                          

Waze's Police Tracking Ways Draw Sheriffs' Ire

January 26, 2015 9:28 am | by Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press | News | Comments

 Waze has fifty million users in 200 countries that turn to the free service for real-time traffic guidance and warnings about nearby congestion, car accidents, speed traps or...        

Yahoo's Mayer Wrestles with Alibaba Decision

January 20, 2015 9:29 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Mayer has promised to outline her Alibaba plans on or before Jan. 27, when the company will release its fourth-quarter earnings...                        

App Store Revenue for 2014 Grew by How Much?

January 8, 2015 2:57 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

If sales continue at the same opening-week pace, Apple and the makers of the apps would split up about...                               

Crowd-Sourced Mapping App Waze Reveals Hidden Routes

December 15, 2014 9:42 am | by John Rogers, Associated Press | News | Comments

When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see...                              

New Apps to Smash Your Phone, Corrupt Your Children

December 11, 2014 11:15 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Blogs | Comments

Mobile apps can inflict a lot of damage,  from the run of the mill (gobbling up memory) to the extremely serious (gathering information on kids).                                                    

NBC Brings Fitness Network to Smartphones, Tablets

December 9, 2014 10:48 am | by David Bauder, AP Television Writer | News | Comments

Consumers will be able to follow video of workouts in many disciplines, including...                                   

BlackBerry, NantHealth Unveil Genome Browser for Cancer Treatment

December 8, 2014 10:27 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a press release the companies have launched a secure clinical genome browser that will allow doctors access to patients' genetic data on the BlackBerry Passport smartphone, using the the NantOmics Cancer Genome Browser™.

Yahoo Announces Mobile Developer Conference

December 8, 2014 10:07 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a post on the company's website, Yahoo is welcoming mobile developers to San Francisco on...               

Mobile Apps Still Collecting Information on Kids

December 8, 2014 9:52 am | by Anne Flaherty, Associated Press | News | Comments

More than a year after federal regulators issued new privacy rules for kids' mobile apps, online stores are flooded with cute and silly software programs that...

Mobile Offers Much Cheaper Thrills than Cable

December 5, 2014 10:25 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to new research published in a post by Flurry President and CEO Simon Khalaf, Americans pay .64 cents per hour of cable TV...

Connected Devices for the Athlete

December 2, 2014 9:11 am | by Ron Harris, Associated Press | Articles | Comments

High-level gear and biometric-analysis software are no longer limited to elite professional athletes. The weekender can now use some...                      

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