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This Alarm Clock App Brings You Wake-Up Calls From Total Strangers
Sleep

This Alarm Clock App Brings You Wake-Up Calls From Total Strangers

Users can place and receive anonymous phone calls that last no longer than 60 seconds with the aim of spreading some morning cheer.
Geoff Weiss
Starbucks Is Preparing for Delivery in 2015
Ecommerce

Starbucks Is Preparing for Delivery in 2015

Howard Schultz calls the coffee giant's plans to deliver food and drinks "ecommerce on steroids."
Kate Taylor
How to Get Users Hooked on Your Mobile App
Mobile Apps

How to Get Users Hooked on Your Mobile App

Tracking app downloads is a dead-end strategy. Instead, entrepreneurs need to focus on adding value and keeping users coming back for more.
Sara Sisenwein
Taco Bell Now Lets You Order and Pay Ahead by Smartphone
Mobile Payments

Taco Bell Now Lets You Order and Pay Ahead by Smartphone

Taco Bell is now the first fast-food chain to offer nationwide mobile ordering and payments for both drive-thru and dining room orders.
Kate Taylor
Kim Kardashian Apparently Wants to Buy BlackBerry, and Thinks Twitter Is the New Google
Celebrities

Kim Kardashian Apparently Wants to Buy BlackBerry, and Thinks Twitter Is the New Google

The reality star professed her love for the BlackBerry Bold and her disdain for wearable tech. 'It's just not for me,' she says.
Geoff Weiss
Guess What? Time-Saving Apps Don't Really Save You Much Time.
Productivity

Guess What? Time-Saving Apps Don't Really Save You Much Time.

When your phone is less interesting, you look at it less. And that can make you feel like you have all the time in the world.
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This Free App Solves Math Problems for You. Well, Mostly.
Apps

This Free App Solves Math Problems for You. Well, Mostly.

Hate doing math? A new app called PhotoMath could solve your problems. But you'll have to check its work.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 15 Best Productivity Apps for Getting Things Done
Productivity

The 15 Best Productivity Apps for Getting Things Done

With these tools, it's never been easier to sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.
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4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed
Apps

4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed

If you're launching an app-based business, stay clear of these problems that will sink your startup.
Rahul Varshneya
How to List Your Business on Apple's New 'Maps Connect' Portal
Apple

How to List Your Business on Apple's New 'Maps Connect' Portal

Why you should add your company data to Apple Maps and how to get it done fast.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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