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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...

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...

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...

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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...                                           

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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...                                                       

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...                               

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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...               

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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...                      

Deck the Halls: Apps and Accessories to Simplify Holiday Entertaining

November 26, 2014 8:14 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

If you're expecting guests over the next couple months, look no further for an assistant than your smartphone. That little computer in your pocket can now pitch in as a...                                   

Uber Exec May Have Used App to Snoop on Reporter

November 20, 2014 9:29 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by...                  

Facebook Creates App Especially for Groups

November 19, 2014 9:33 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Facebook is launching a new free mobile app for its popular Groups feature that lets users create and interact with communities on the site, whether they're based...                  

WhatsApp Seeks to Evade Surveillance with High-End Encryption

November 19, 2014 9:26 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting...                

Review: Apple's iOS 8 Offers Diverse New Set of Keyboard Apps

November 17, 2014 9:28 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

With iOS 8, typing on the iPhone's touch keyboard doesn't seems as tedious, cumbersome or infuriating as it did before, when a rather dim-witted "auto-correct" system would...            

Review: 'Lollipop' Android Upgrade Full of Flavor

November 13, 2014 9:27 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

I tested Lollipop on Google's new Nexus 6 phone, which comes out this week, and I can only hope that as other phones get the upgrade...                    

Verizon Offers Free Goodies on Nov. 26 "Connection Day"

November 12, 2014 10:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Big Red has launched a landing page where anyone, regardless of which carrier they're on, can sign up for...

Spotify Connect Makes a Mobile Device a Remote Control

November 11, 2014 12:05 pm | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Speaking Monday at the Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco, Espinel was referring to the global footprint of Spotify’s music streaming platform, now launched...

Shazam: Second-Screen Not Happening the Way You'd Expect

November 11, 2014 11:07 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO - Speaking Monday at the Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco, Shazam CPO Daniel Danker said “in most cases people are quite passive” and that behavior relies...           

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