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'Sup: The new Yo?

Aug 12, 2014
Novelty apps are turning over at a ferocious pace. What could go wrong?
Posted In: app, social media

Uber ranks drivers... and passengers

Jul 28, 2014
For a second there, passengers could find out how they rated.
Posted In: Uber, ride sharing, app

Using apps to track cattle in Scotland

Feb 5, 2014
A look at the app designed by Scottish teenagers to help track cattle.
Posted In: app, cattle, Scotland

Facebook launches Paper app

Feb 3, 2014
The new iPhone app seeks to streamline the experience of reading Facebook.
Posted In: Facebook, iPhone, app

Talking turkey with a techie

Nov 27, 2013
Scott Heimendinger of the Modernist Cuisine cookbooks talks Thanksgiving and Modernist Cuisine's new cookbook app with Marketplace Tech.
Posted In: turkey, Thanksgiving, app, cooking

Don't want to wait in line for the new iPhone? There's an app for that.

Sep 20, 2013
With the launch of the iPhone 5s on Friday, a look at placeholder services that offer to stand in line for you in exchange for a fee.
Posted In: lines, placeholder, apple, iPhone, start-up, app, delivery services

Weather forecasts get a design makeover

Jun 18, 2013
We are getting better at predicting the weather. Still, if prediction is half the battle, presentation is the other half.
Posted In: weather, app, design

Google gets its Waze, boosts map data

Jun 12, 2013
Google has confirmed it will acquire the social mapping startup Waze. The news comes after intense reported interest from Apple and Facebook.
Posted In: Google, app, maps, social media

Google wants to know where you're driving

Jun 10, 2013
Google is reportedly acquiring the navigation company Waze for more than a billion dollars. The acquisition will further swell Google's pile of personal data -- it also keeps Waze out of the hands of Google's competitors.
Posted In: Google, google maps, app, social media

Did Google just ban the most promising feature of Google Glass?

Jun 4, 2013
In response to privacy concerns, Google has announced it will not allow facial recognition apps for Google Glass in its app store. How are app developers responding?
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, larry page, app

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