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Talking Lamp Posts Are Just the Beginning in Verizon's Vision of a Smart City
Internet of Things

Talking Lamp Posts Are Just the Beginning in Verizon's Vision of a Smart City

Given the costliness and fragmentation of the smart home market, Verizon Wireless has its sights set on a loftier prize.
Geoff Weiss
From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid
Privacy concerns

From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid

If our privacy is so important to us, why aren't we more skeptical of the services we give our information to?
Jason Fell
Facebook Rolls Out 'Safety Check' Feature to Connect Loved Ones in Times of Crises
Safety

Facebook Rolls Out 'Safety Check' Feature to Connect Loved Ones in Times of Crises

The new tool allows users in disaster zones to check in with friends and family.
5 Landing Page Must-Haves to Boost App Downloads
Online Marketing

5 Landing Page Must-Haves to Boost App Downloads

When someone finds your webpage online, make sure it contains all these elements to turn them into a customer.
Rahul Varshneya
New Apps for Renters May Keep Lax Landlords in Line
Apps

New Apps for Renters May Keep Lax Landlords in Line

These new apps are part of a trend toward making new technologies available to U.S. renters.
Oops! Apple Just Unveiled Its New iPads a Day Early.
iPad

Oops! Apple Just Unveiled Its New iPads a Day Early.

Screenshots of the new tablets appeared in Apple's iOS 8.1 iPad user guide. D'oh.
Cadie Thompson
The Passport Is Not the BlackBerry You're Looking For
BlackBerry

The Passport Is Not the BlackBerry You're Looking For

The 4.5-inch square screen on BlackBerry's new Passport is certainly novel. But the smartphone seems to lack that crucial 'Aha!' moment.
Jason Cipriani
Short on Time? Here Are 8 Time-Saving Apps.
Time Savers

Short on Time? Here Are 8 Time-Saving Apps.

Here is a short list of time-tracking apps to help you spend your time on what is most important.
Leslie Barber
Mark Cuban Reveals the 13 Apps on His Phone
Apps

Mark Cuban Reveals the 13 Apps on His Phone

The billionaire entrepreneur and investor has two smartphones but only a limited number of apps. Here are his go-to smartphone tools.
Skip Waiting in Long Food Lines With New Apps
Apps

Skip Waiting in Long Food Lines With New Apps

Tired of waiting in line for a cup of coffee or lunch? These new mobile tools can help.
22 Quotes to Inspire Your Marketing Efforts
Marketing

22 Quotes to Inspire Your Marketing Efforts

Getting the word out to the right customers is one of the toughest parts of running a business. Let these experts' words fuel you.
Rahul Varshneya
Alibaba Invests $50 Million in This App Maker
Apps

Alibaba Invests $50 Million in This App Maker

Peel is the maker of an app that acts as a "smart remote" for TVs.
Facebook Reportedly Developing App for Anonymous Social Interaction
Privacy concerns

Facebook Reportedly Developing App for Anonymous Social Interaction

The move marks an about-face from the company's founding mission, which sought to establish a digital network of actual identities.
Geoff Weiss
Square Just Unveiled Something Coffee Addicts Have Been Dreaming About Forever
Square

Square Just Unveiled Something Coffee Addicts Have Been Dreaming About Forever

The mobile payments company's Order app now allows users to pre-order their coffee and alerts baristas as they approach.
Kate Taylor