App cuts up news into digestible bytes
Offering a new way to read the news on a mobile device, an app launched Monday delivers content in "flash card" segments in an effort to optimize new formats.
Students prefer apps to the Web when using smartphones
Students prefer using apps on their smartphones instead of being pointed to mobile app sites, according to a survey of Purdue University students. This runs counter to a move toward mobile Web development using HTML 5 by ...
EA Sports seeks to keep up with mobile explosion
As the world of electronic games rapidly changes, so does EA Sports.
Facebook opening online center for social "apps"
Facebook on Wednesday said it is opening an App Center for mini-programs that plug offerings such as Pinterest or Draw Something into the leading social network.
New app aims to discover how your phone uses your personal data
Today sees the launch of a new research project which aims to find out how people value the personal information held on their android smartphones.
Survival app aims to help drivers in winter storms
When a powerful blizzard ripped through North Dakota last winter, hundreds of drivers were stranded as white-out conditions shuttered interstates spanning the state. Snow whipped up by wind marred the lines ...
Microsoft pledges Windows developers generosity
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is stepping up its competition with Apple and plans to give developers who write software for Windows computers and devices a greater share of revenue sold through the company's upcoming Windows Store. ...
Microsoft to open 'app store' in February
Microsoft began wooing developers for a February opening of its first "app store" for computers powered by the US technology giant's Windows software.
Spotify opens up to app developers
Spotify announced Wednesday that outside developers can create applications for the popular online music service and unveiled partnerships with Rolling Stone, SongKick, TuneWiki and others.
Lookout, Verizon team up for mobile protection
US mobile security firm Lookout is teaming up with US telecom giant Verizon Wireless to protect smartphone users from hackers and scammers.
Amazon opens Appstore for Android phones, tablets; Apple files suit (Update)
Amazon began offering applications for mobile devices running Google's Android software on Tuesday as Apple seeks to prevent the online retail giant from calling it an "App Store."
Apple rejects Sony app over book-buying options
(AP) -- Apple Inc. has rejected Sony Corp.'s e-book reader app for the iPhone because it doesn't give people the choice to buy books without leaving the app for a website.
Apple's familiar domination elusive in China
Apple is learning to speak Chinese. The Cupertino, Calif., company is on a store-building binge in hopes of creating a massive new market for its products. With two stores already in the capital city, and ...
GetJar out to make mobile phone applications free
The world's second largest online shop for mobile phone applications is out to change the economics of the booming industry by making the popular mini-programs available for free.