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Vine Launches Standalone App for Children
Online Video

Vine Launches Standalone App for Children

The micro-video platform developed the app spinoff during Hack Week, when employees remarked how much their children loved Vine.
Geoff Weiss
These 4 Apps Will Make Your Dining-Out Experience Awesome
Apps

These 4 Apps Will Make Your Dining-Out Experience Awesome

You can pair the perfect wine, pay for your meal and more -- right from your phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Fearing Safety, Police Ask Google to Turn Off Officer-Tracking Feature in Waze App
Security

Fearing Safety, Police Ask Google to Turn Off Officer-Tracking Feature in Waze App

Amid roiling tensions with police, officers are urging Google-owned Waze to disable a crowdsourced feature that details their whereabouts.
Geoff Weiss
This Health App Puts Real, Live Medical Professionals In Your Pocket
health apps

This Health App Puts Real, Live Medical Professionals In Your Pocket

For $15 a week, Vida delivers live, one-on-one personalized medical advice from health-care pros.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Forget Airbnb: Would You Let Strangers Use Your Bathroom Through Airpnp?
Apps

Forget Airbnb: Would You Let Strangers Use Your Bathroom Through Airpnp?

From our perspective, Airbnb for toilets seems like a shitty idea.
Kate Taylor
Meet the Winners of Our Entrepreneur of 2014 Awards
Entrepreneur Awards

Meet the Winners of Our Entrepreneur of 2014 Awards

These entrepreneurs are the best of the best.
Jenna Schnuer
Home Improvement Startup Porch Raises $65 Million at $500 Million Valuation
Funding

Home Improvement Startup Porch Raises $65 Million at $500 Million Valuation

The 16-month-old company plans to allocate funds towards enhancing its new mobile app.
Geoff Weiss
Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses
Messaging apps

Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses

Capable of carrying conference calls and group messaging, DingTalk targets small- and medium-sized enterprises.
This Alarm Clock Charges for Snoozes
Mornings

This Alarm Clock Charges for Snoozes

A new European alarm app wants users to ask themselves: What's more important, time or money?
Nina Zipkin
Meet Memo, the Anonymous App That Could Revolutionize the Workplace
Apps

Meet Memo, the Anonymous App That Could Revolutionize the Workplace

On this new app, employees will want to be just a number.
Carly Okyle
LinkedIn to Unveil Tools to Connect Co-Workers
Communication Strategies

LinkedIn to Unveil Tools to Connect Co-Workers

Like Facebook and Microsoft, LinkedIn is looking to facilitate intraoffice communication.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook Begins Rolling Out Facebook at Work
Growth Strategies

Facebook Begins Rolling Out Facebook at Work

The rumored intraoffice communication platform is now available as part of a pilot program.
Nina Zipkin
Samsung, Sequoia Invest in Israeli Mobile Video Chat App
Investors

Samsung, Sequoia Invest in Israeli Mobile Video Chat App

Israel's Rounds says it has raised $12 million in new funding.
Google's Translate App to Offer Instant Speech-to-Text Translation on Mobile Phones
Communication

Google's Translate App to Offer Instant Speech-to-Text Translation on Mobile Phones

The update echoes similar efforts currently being spearheaded by Microsoft's Skype.
Geoff Weiss