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Here Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps
Apple Watch

Here Are the First 24 Apple Watch Apps

Apple has started approving third-party apps for its smartwatch. Twitter made the first cut. Facebook did not.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
Live-Streaming App Battle Begins: Twitter Launches Periscope as Meerkat Raises $12 Million
Competition

Live-Streaming App Battle Begins: Twitter Launches Periscope as Meerkat Raises $12 Million

On the same day that Twitter unveiled Periscope, which it acquired for $100 million in January, buzzy app Meerkat announced a $12 million funding round.
Geoff Weiss
This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking
Instant Messaging

This New Startup Wants to Be Your WhatsApp for Professional Networking

Email is taking a back seat to real-time messaging. Caliber says its going to make business communications move faster.
Catherine Clifford
3 Tips to Help You Stand Out From the App Pack
Mobile Apps

3 Tips to Help You Stand Out From the App Pack

It's not enough to provide users with a one-size-fits-all mobile experience.
Dan Preston
How Microsoft Is Taking on Google on Its Home Turf
Mobile

How Microsoft Is Taking on Google on Its Home Turf

Microsoft is pre-loading its apps on more Android devices.
Archive Your Live Streamed Meerkat Videos on YouTube With #Katch
Meerkat

Archive Your Live Streamed Meerkat Videos on YouTube With #Katch

A new hack makes it possible to automatically save your live stream videos -- without ever having to download an app.
Catherine Clifford
How Technology Is Revolutionizing the Franchise World
Franchises

How Technology Is Revolutionizing the Franchise World

If franchises aren't stepping up their tech game, they're missing out.
Emerging Entrepreneur of 2014 Winner: 'We've Had Many, Many Failures'
GrowthCon

Emerging Entrepreneur of 2014 Winner: 'We've Had Many, Many Failures'

Yapp founder Maria Seidman tells a crowd in Miami the story of Yapp's beginning, including the huge risk she took to make it happen.
Carly Okyle
4 Money-Saving Apps for Today's On-the-Go Entrepreneur
Apps

4 Money-Saving Apps for Today's On-the-Go Entrepreneur

From parking to mileage, a look at how road warriors can save time and money.
Sam Madden
This Free App Promises to Build You the Perfect Party Playlist
Music

This Free App Promises to Build You the Perfect Party Playlist

DJ-51 analyzes the Spotify accounts of your guests to play songs that don't harsh anyone's mellow.
Catherine Clifford
Test Drive These 4 Elements to Increase Mobile App Traction
Apps

Test Drive These 4 Elements to Increase Mobile App Traction

If you're relentless in optimizing these components of your product, it will be superior and find a bigger audience.
Rahul Varshneya
3 Money-Saving Apps That Won't Cost You a Dime
Saving Money

3 Money-Saving Apps That Won't Cost You a Dime

Tired of living paycheck-to-paycheck? These free digital tools can help you save money and get a better handle on your finances.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google App Store Gets More Oversight
Google Play

Google App Store Gets More Oversight

The tech company is tightening supervision of its freewheeling Play store, forming a special team to screen new apps for malware and sexually explicit material.