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3 Factors That Could Limit The Growth Of Your Mobile-App Startup
Mobile Apps

3 Factors That Could Limit The Growth Of Your Mobile-App Startup

Mistakes are bound to happen, but these can totally be avoided.
Rahul Varshneya
In a Catch-22, This App Rewards People for Setting Down Their Phones
Mobile

In a Catch-22, This App Rewards People for Setting Down Their Phones

A trio of Singaporean entrepreneurs just won $30,000 in funding for an app called Apple Tree, which is designed to encourage face-to-face interaction.
Geoff Weiss
A Fitbit for Your Employees' Emotional Health? It's Already Happening.
Productivity

A Fitbit for Your Employees' Emotional Health? It's Already Happening.

The companies behind the program are hoping that, in the long run, Moodhacker can cut down on costs related to depression and increase workplace productivity.
Nina Zipkin
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Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million
Apps

Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million

The goal is to produce new titles and invest further in building out the technology behind its games distribution network.
5 Pieces of Bad Advice You Should Ignore If You Want Your App to Succeed
Apps

5 Pieces of Bad Advice You Should Ignore If You Want Your App to Succeed

Should you build a business plan or seek patent protection for your app?
Rahul Varshneya
Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye
Apps

Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye

How many seconds does it take to shake up the social video game? Jourdan Urbach and Jonathan Swerdlin are betting eight seconds will do the trick. Comment trolls need not apply.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack
Cyber Attacks

Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack

Cybersecurity researchers say the bug enables hackers to access their devices by persuading users to install malicious applications.
 From ICQ to AIM to WhatsApp: The Rise and Fall of Instant Messenger Apps (Infographic)
Apps

From ICQ to AIM to WhatsApp: The Rise and Fall of Instant Messenger Apps (Infographic)

IM apps have 4ever altered how we communicate. Countless messaging tools have come and gone in the 18 years since they first debuted. Which ones will stand the test of time?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Not Tech Savvy? Here is How You Can Develop a Mobile App.
Mobile Apps

Not Tech Savvy? Here is How You Can Develop a Mobile App.

Mobile apps have become hugely popular for companies to provide games, news and entertainment.
Drew Hendricks
From FarmVille to Outsville, Zynga Co-Founder Mark Pincus to Launch App Accelerator
Apps

From FarmVille to Outsville, Zynga Co-Founder Mark Pincus to Launch App Accelerator

Called 'SuperLabs,' Pincus's new company is said to be a self-financed app development firm.
Jason Fell
The Road Warrior's Weapon of Choice: The Tablet Computer
Business Travel

The Road Warrior's Weapon of Choice: The Tablet Computer

The laptop's reign as the de facto mobile business tool is over. Transform your device into a lean, mean business machine.
Philip Damiano
5 Development Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Mobile App
Apps

5 Development Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Mobile App

Use these helpful tips to navigate the treacherous waters of app development.
Himanshu Sareen
Regret Swiping Left on Tinder? Soon You Can Pay to Undo It.
Legal Center

Regret Swiping Left on Tinder? Soon You Can Pay to Undo It.

The online dating service is planning to roll out a premium version of its app.
Nina Zipkin
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The Payments App Millennials Swear By
Mobile Payments

The Payments App Millennials Swear By

Can this payments service catch on beyond its super-connected niche?
JP Mangalindan