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Want to catch a criminal? There's an app for that.

Sep 16, 2013
A new app built by the Homeland Security Investigations unit is designed to catch criminals through crowd sourcing.
Posted In: criminals, Crime, sexual predators, apps, cell phones, Homeland Security

Tech-savvy teachers push schools to new teaching apps

Sep 6, 2013
A handful of big publishers win school district contracts again and again. But the latest generation of teachers is forcing districts to rethink business as usual.
Posted In: Education, apps, technology, schools

The home buying process starts with an app

Aug 23, 2013
There are a ton of real estate apps out there. Advice on which ones should be on your smartphone.
Posted In: Housing, apps, mobile apps

The spread of 'Gamification'

Aug 9, 2013
Major corporations and the government are creating apps and games to make non-game activities more game-like -- and they're collecting a lot of data.
Posted In: Volkswagen, Google, apps, gamification

App store turns five and the blossoming of in-app purchases

Jul 10, 2013
Instead of cash up front, the mobile gaming world in particular has moved toward something called in-App purchases.
Posted In: apple, apps, mobile, mobile apps, games

Shazam gets $40 million from Carlos Slim

Jul 8, 2013
Slim's money will help the app, which was an early favorite for smartphone owners, grow its user base ahead of a rumored IPO.
Posted In: shazam, Carlos Slim, Music, apps

Snapchat's latest demographic? Wall Street bankers

Jun 13, 2013
Wall Street bankers are catching on to Snapchat, an app which allows user to send photos and other messages that self-destruct in a seconds.
Posted In: apps, Wall Street, social media

iOS 7: Will Apple get a new fresh, flat look?

May 27, 2013
In a few weeks, Apple will unveil new software for the company's devices. Though exactly what will be announced is unknown, the rumor mill is already a churning.
Posted In: ios, apple, apps

Chat apps overtake traditional SMS texting

Apr 29, 2013
Chat apps -- like WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage -- are now more popular than SMS, a service that has been around for decades.
Posted In: text messages, sms, apps, mobile

Coachella tech: 8 apps to pack for summer concerts

Apr 12, 2013
If you're going to Coachella, you'll want to pack some tech supplies to capture the moment and stay connected. Here are 8 apps to try out this season.
Posted In: Music, apps, summer, video

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