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Social networking app Secret has announced plans to return its investors' funds.

Investors in Secret to get some money back

Apr 30, 2015
The social networking app Secret, which keeps users anonymous, has just shut down. Investors will get some money back.
Posted In: social networking, apps, investors
Facebook introduced an update to its Messenger app March 17 allowing friends to send money to each other.

Status update: Facebook Messenger helps split the bill

Mar 18, 2015
The app adds the option to send and receive money between friends.
Posted In: Facebook, messenger, facebook money, apps, money apps
Screenshot of Candy Crush Saga logo from King Digital Entertainment PLC,

App sales plateau in the age of 'freemium'

Feb 6, 2015
Free to download, apps have items for sale. Business model tantalizes developers.
Posted In: freemium, apps, app store

ClassDojo learns a lesson in protecting student data

Nov 19, 2014
Under pressure, the classroom app tracking student behavior cuts data storage time
Posted In: classdojo, edtech, apps, data privacy, student data

Tech IRL: Dynamic maps and how we get directions

Nov 19, 2014
Free digital maps are changing the way we get around, but is personal data the price?
Posted In: driving, maps, apps, technology, waze
As people check their smartphones or tablets for weather updates, the Weather Channel is looking to extend a user's time on their app or website by expanding content options.

The Weather Channel branches into 'weather adjacent' content

Oct 9, 2014
On the air since 1982, the company has to strategize for an app-driven world.
Posted In: Weather Channel, television, apps, bloomberg

Why companies really want you to use an app for that

Oct 2, 2014
Apps let companies mine far more of your personal data than websites.
Posted In: apps, advertising, mobile ads

Beyond magnifying glasses: High-tech options for the vision-impaired

Sep 5, 2014
Which technologies or devices have been helpful for you?
Posted In: reading and technology, blind, apps

Tech IRL: A smart way to stay cool

Aug 29, 2014
This week, a new app promises to control the air conditioning remotely.
Posted In: air conditioning, appliances, internet of things, apps

The business of preventing sexual assault on campus

Aug 29, 2014
Consultants and app developers are lining up to help schools - and cash in.
Posted In: colleges, sexual assault, apps

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