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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
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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.
Apps

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
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
Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks
Apps

Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks

Now you can get medical help for acne from the privacy of your own phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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