New approach uncovers data abuse on mobile end devices
Increasingly often, mobile applications on web-enabled mobile phones and tablet computers do more than they appear to.
iGoogle gets axed in shakeup
Google said Tuesday it was discontinuing its iGoogle page designed as Web "portal," saying it had become less relevant in the age of the mobile Internet.
Looking for the elevator? There's an app for that
(Phys.org) -- GPS has been a tremendously successful technology for positioning users in outdoor environments. But attaining GPS-like accuracy indoors has eluded telecommunication researchers for years.
Facebook signs apps privacy agreement
(AP) Facebook became the seventh company to agree to give people advance warning if its mobile applications pull personal information from mobile phones and tablet computers.
Teens turn from Facebook to fresher social-media sites
Facebook appears to have competition for teens' attention, and they're drifting to other social-media sites as evidence mounts that the growth of the world's largest social network is slowing.
Drift to mobile a new challenge for Facebook
With Internet users increasingly going mobile, a major challenge for Facebook will be trying to make money from its massive global presence in a more complex mobile space.
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.
WatchESPN comes to Comcast's video customers
(AP) -- WatchESPN, the online and mobile version of Disney's popular sports TV network, was activated Tuesday for most of Comcast's 22 million video subscribers.
Google ahead of Facebook in mobile space: US study
Google is leading Facebook in the race for smartphone users, a US survey showed Monday.
Louis C.K., Bjork among Webby Awards winners
(AP) -- When Louis C.K. released his comedy special "Live at the Beacon Theater" by himself on his website for $5, it was little more than a cautiously optimistic experiment.
Review: Baseball scores big with At Bat mobile app
(AP) -- Baseball is back, which means die-hard fans like me are hungry for updates and highlights when we're not near our televisions or computers.
NDSU develops app to identify cost-effective heating fuel
Heating Fuel Comparison, a new mobile device application developed by the NDSU Extension Service, can help people determine the most cost-effective fuel source when selecting new heating appliances.
Photo app Instagram launches on Android phones
(AP) -- IPhone-less hipsters rejoice: The popular photo-taking and photo-sharing app Instagram is now on Android.
Mobile apps raise new privacy concerns
Smartphone in hand, you tap into your local application store. You click on a nifty tool that promises to massage your belly and pat your head at the same time. But just as you're about to download it, you decide to click ...