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Tech-y Preparations for Turkey Day

Nov 20, 2012
A new app that coaches you through Thanksgiving dinner, and looking at the science behind the meal.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, Geeks, mobile apps, Dinner

iPad Mini release and security breaches in Android Apps

Oct 23, 2012
European researchers say some apps on Android smartphones leave passwords, bank accounts, and other sensitive info vulnerable to theft. And, how much will the iPad Mini cost?
Posted In: apple, iPad, hacking, cybersecurity, mobile apps

Apps collect data on users even when not in use

Sep 3, 2012
Even when certain apps aren't being used, they collect a lot of information about users.
Posted In: apps, mobile apps

Lobbyists take talking points mobile

Jun 11, 2012
New smartphone apps put special interest groups and their members on the same page when it comes to following the message.
Posted In: mobile apps, farming, lobbying

Foursquare checks in on a new business plan

Jun 7, 2012
Foursquare is adding Yelp-like recommendations to its mobile check-in app in its latest attempt to find a way to make money.
Posted In: foursquare, Yelp, mobile apps

Is Facebook's big Instagram purchase worth it?

Apr 10, 2012
Facebook is making its biggest purchase yet as it prepares to go public. The company is buying the photo-sharing app Instagram for a billion dollars.
Posted In: Facebook, instagram, mobile apps, pictures

Insta-billion: The price tag on Instagram

Apr 10, 2012
A wee little program that lets you send photos from your cell phone to your pals is worth a billion U.S. dollars. That’s the price the social networking company Facebook is paying to snap up Instagram, an app that also lets the sender mess with the photos before sending them.
Posted In: Facebook, instagram, mobile apps

The motivation behind Facebook's Instagram buy

Apr 10, 2012
Facebook is making its biggest purchase yet as it prepares to go public. The company is buying the photo-sharing app Instagram for a billion dollars. Is it worth the price tag?
Posted In: Facebook, instagram, mobile apps

Instagram could struggle to turn a profit

Apr 10, 2012
Facebook is buying the mobile app company Instagram for $1 billion. But when many similar image-based companies have failed to make a profit, will Instagram be any different?
Posted In: instagram, Facebook, mobile apps

Cashless apps: Shopping without a wallet

Dec 16, 2011
New apps are allowing consumers to use their smartphones to shop and not have to carry a dime. We take one out for a road test.
Posted In: Retail, smartphone, mobile apps, cashless

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