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Facebook Home off to slow start on Google Play

A little more than a week after being released, Facebook's new interface for Android smartphones, Facebook Home, has crossed the 500,000 mark for downloads on the Google Play application store.

Apr 22, 2013
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Review: Home shields you from non-Facebook tasks

When I got my first smartphone in 2010, I checked Facebook obsessively. But over time, the novelty wore off and opening Facebook's app to check photos, links and posts from friends turned into a chore.

Apr 11, 2013
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Yahoo buys startup run by 17-year-old entrepreneur

Yahoo is buying London startup Summly, the maker of a mobile application created by teenage entrepreneur seeking an easier way to read news stories and other content on the smaller screens of smartphones.

Mar 25, 2013
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Google pulls 'Make Me Asian' app after uproar

Google has removed a "Make Me Asian" app—that let players change their appearance—following an uproar by Asian American activists who said the game promoted derogatory stereotypes.

Jan 18, 2013
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Google Play growing fast, survey finds

Google's online Play shop of applications for Android-powered smartphones or tablets is growing fast, a report released Thursday by market tracker Distimo said.

Dec 20, 2012
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