Single-message app 'Yo' is what's up with investors
A messaging app that allows users to send the word "Yo" to friends has discovered newfound fame and fortune.
Google worker shows early-draft glimpse of Chrome OS
Mental-health monitoring goes mobile
Behavioral health analytics startup Ginger.io sees smartphones as "automated diaries" containing valuable insight into the mental well-being of people with mental illnesses.
Big like and donation from Facebook inject mozjpeg 2.0
Tecnalia designs an app to help elderly people get around on public transport
Getting around in a town or city is a necessity in order to carry out everyday tasks. With the advancing years the tendency is to abandon the private vehicle and make increasing use of public transport. However, knowing which ...
Digital rights group: Some Android phones may tell location history
Spatial order increases cooperation in quantum prisoner's dilemma game
Mozilla kicks off global 'digital literacy' program
The Mozilla Foundation is expecting more than 100,000 people to participate in a series of events worldwide over the next two months teaching basic Internet use and other digital skills.
Israelis flock to apps as Gaza rocket alerts multiply
The barrage of rocket fire from Gaza has not just triggered a rush for shelters, but has also sent Israelis scrambling to download applications to help cope with the frequent alerts.
New system would allow individuals to pick and choose what data to share with websites, mobile apps
Cellphone metadata has been in the news quite a bit lately, but the National Security Agency isn't the only organization that collects information about people's online behavior. Newly downloaded cellphone ...
Secret app raises $25 mn, shifts focus
The fast-growing anonymous mobile app Secret said Monday it had raised $25 million in venture capital and would expand as a social network connecting Facebook friends.
3Qs: Uber's on the move
In just five years Uber, a startup ride-sharing company based in San Francisco, has become a popular form of transportation in 100 cities around the world. Using a mobile app, passengers connect with drivers ...