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Mother creates Ignore No More app to disable apps if kids ignore calls

Aug 19, 2014 1:22 am

The "Ignore No More" App gives parents the option to remotely lock smartphones, forcing children to call their parents back before a device is unlocked

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Europe slams Apple over misleading in-app purchases

Jul 19, 2014 6:10 pm

While Google proposed changes to in-app purchases, Europe claims it has had no firm commitment from Apple

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Samsung app store now called Galaxy Apps

Jul 11, 2014 3:09 pm

Samsung rebrands its app store as Galaxy Apps and adds in new categories and apps for customers to enjoy

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FTC says Amazon let kids make unauthorized in-app purchases

Jul 11, 2014 10:15 am

Amazon makes it too easy for kids to make unauthorized purchases according to FTC complaint filed in US court

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Despite protests from cabbies, London rules Uber is perfectly legal

Jul 6, 2014 5:12 pm

In the wake of complaints from London taxi drivers, the British capital's transport authority has declared Uber is free to continue operating

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BBC apologizes for bizarre mobile app push notification

Jun 26, 2014 2:47 pm

A weird push notification was sent out to users of a BBC app, but the broadcaster has insisted security was not breached

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Parking space app MonkeyParking has been banned in San Francisco

Jun 25, 2014 7:49 pm

Parking app MonkeyParking has been banned by San Francisco, with selling public parking spaces not allowed, city officials say

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In-app purchases take lion's share of Google Play revenue

Jun 24, 2014 5:02 pm

According to a new report, freemium apps now take a massive bulk of all revenues generated in Google Play

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BlackBerry expands app ecosystem with 240,000 Android apps

Jun 18, 2014 8:11 pm

BlackBerry CEO John Chen says his company will provide Amazon Appstore support for the upcoming BlackBerry 10.3 OS, available this fall

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Amazon has tripled the amount of Appstore apps in the last year

Jun 17, 2014 11:00 am

Amazon says that it has tripled the number of apps in its Appstore to 340,000 in the last year, but it still has much less than Apple

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Growing number of apps let parents control children's smartphones

Jun 16, 2014 11:53 pm

Growing number of apps give parents the ability to remotely lock their children's smartphones and tablets

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Department of Transportation wants to regulate navigation apps

Jun 16, 2014 9:55 pm

U.S. federal government wants to regulate navigation apps used on smartphones and tablets while behind the wheel

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Movie theaters might begin encouraging second screen on mobile phones

Jun 15, 2014 7:30 pm

Second screen technology could be welcomed in the movie theater, as Hollywood tries to embrace smartphone usage

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Banks are showing greater interest in banking app stores

Jun 5, 2014 8:47 pm

Banks are struggling to appease mobile customers, but are trying a variety of different techniques to help keep customers engaged in as many ways possible

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation makes use of augmented reality

May 29, 2014 2:11 am

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation (FWC) rolls out a fun and innovative program that calls on local residents, giving them a unique prize

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Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace app available on the App Store

May 2, 2014 12:08 pm

Star Wars Journeys apps will help people new to the franchise catch up and offer fans some new content to enjoy on iOS devices

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Student to show a flaw in Apple Passbook that gives free air tickets

Apr 5, 2014 3:47 am

A computer science student claims that he found a vulnerability in Apple Passbook iOS app which will provide him free air tickets

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First US counterfeit apps case leads to guilty pleas

Mar 25, 2014 4:38 pm

Leaders of the Appbucket group have pleaded guilty while two others have court dates scheduled for next month - first time the feds bust app piracy group

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New software goes on the hunt for infected apps in Google Play store

Mar 7, 2014 7:16 am

A new piece of software allows users to scan an app in a unique way to determine if it's malicious

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Mobile banking on the rise among financial institutions, customers

Feb 28, 2014 5:06 pm

The rise of mobile banking makes it easier for customers to complete transactions, but mobile institutions must be aware of potential roadblocks

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Malicious apps in Google Play store increased almost 400 percent

Feb 20, 2014 11:34 pm

The number of malicious apps in the Google Play store increased almost 400 percent over the past few years, according to researchers

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Gartner: More than 99% of apps don't make any money

Jan 15, 2014 10:46 am

There are countless free and paid apps available, with the majority of apps not making any money

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Apple will require all apps to be optimized for iOS 7 by Feb 1st

Dec 18, 2013 4:30 pm

Apple to require all apps to conform to iOS 7 standards by February 1st 2014

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iHeartRadio gets updated on Android; adds lock screen player and more

Nov 27, 2013 3:40 am

iHeartRadio now features local, weather and traffic news

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Google Play Store launching its "Designed for tablets" section today

Nov 22, 2013 4:50 am

The Google Play store will now have "Designed for tablets" and "Designed for Phones" sections

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