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Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps

Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they're already using on Apple or Android phones.

Take the A train? Apple, Google and other apps can tell you

HopStop, a pioneer in offering transit directions in major cities, disappeared in October—not because it failed, but because Apple bought it and shut it down after putting its engineers to work building Apple's own transit-navigation ...

Quake-detection app captured nearly 400 temblors worldwide

The University of California, Berkeley's worldwide network of smartphone earthquake detectors has recorded nearly 400 earthquakes since the MyShake app was made available for download in February, with one of the most active ...

Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app

Facebook on Wednesday began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market.

Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks

Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology ...

Microsoft makes Word available on Android phones

Microsoft on Wednesday followed through on a promise to release versions of its widely used Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs for smartphones running on Google-backed Android software.

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