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iOS or Android? Choosing the Best Platform For Your Mobile App

Choosing the right platform for your mobile app isn't always an easy decision. Here are three factors to help you develop a strategy moving forward.

How Apple's App Store Changed Business at Its Core

Five years ago, Apple launched its App Store. We examine its far-reaching effects on how businesses price, sell and deliver goods and how they market to customers.

Yahoo Buys Mobile App Qwiki

Yahoo agrees to buy the movie-making app for iPhones, as it tries to increase its presence in the world of smartphones and tablets.

Fin-Tech Startups Take On Wall Street's Pain Points

Five years since the crisis, opportunities in financial technology are plenty. We talk to three entrepreneurs who have grown their startups in New York's FinTech Innovation Lab.

Mobile App Marketing 101: How to Spread the Word About Your App

You have to be savvy about marketing your app if you want it to be a success. Waiting until it goes on the market is too late. Here are six strategies to help you get started.

LinkedIn Sees Mobile Growth Amid Acquisitions, New Apps

As the networking giant snaps up smaller companies and commits more deeply to mobile, user engagement has increased by 40 percent.

3 Free Apps to Help You Network Like a Pro

With these tools you can collect new contacts and keep track of the ones you already have.

Why You Should Get an 'Idea Editor' and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

From grounding yourself with down-to-earth colleagues to marketing to millennials, here's a look at this week's best business advice.

4 Essentials for Successful Mobile Apps

The mobile app market is growing by the minute. But with more than a million apps available to consumers, how can you ensure your idea is successful? Here are four key factors to keep in mind.

Using Apps to Connect with Employees

It's an often overlooked strategy, but Mobile Roadie CEO Michael Schneider says businesses can use apps to communicate with staff on their smart phones and tablets.

Mobile App Helps Bars Manage Changing Beer Selections

Taplister helps customers and bartender up-to-date on what's being poured at their favorite bars.

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Mobile App Developer

What you need to know when searching for the right person to design your company's first mobile app.

Caterina Fake's Findery Aims to Be an 'Adventure Machine'

With $9.5 million in funds from investors, the serial entrepreneur predicts her latest tech startup will encourage people to rediscover their sense of wonder.

What You Need to Know About Digital Wallets

The basics of digital wallets, and how will they impact your business.

The Dominance of 'Angry Birds': From Startup to Animated Series

With 1.7 billion downloads, 'Angry Birds' appears to be an unstoppable force. A timeline of the series, from inception to the new cartoon that is launching this month.

The Basics: 3 Important Tips for Creating Killer Mobile Apps

Want your app to get noticed in a crowded marketplace? Start by addressing these essentials.

App Aims to Satisfy Real-Estate Lust

A photo of any house reveals treasure troves of app-generated info.

Pinterest Reaches Two Startup Milestones: One Good, One Bad

Pinterest gets sued, Facebook adds voice messaging to mobile apps, why Indonesia is ground zero for Twitter use and more social-media news.

Report: Surging Mobile Use Drives $19 Billion Market

A new look at internet trends shows accelerated growth in mobile and a continued shift in customer habits.

15 Super Useful Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

These apps can help improve your work and personal lives.

Belly App Converts 'Damn Paper Punchcards' to Digital

Customer loyalty is important to small business -- but what consumer wants yet another rewards card? Logan LaHive's venture-backed startup offers a digital solution.

The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

We interview the CEO of a mobile gaming startup that helps urbanites get to know their cities better.

7 Things Every Android User Should Know

Get a handle on these basics and start using your devices more efficiently.

A Look at the Global-Apps Scene and Why You Should Care

If you think the U.S. app craze has hit overload, you're not the only one. Giant tech companies are now doubling down on student-app developers in the Middle East and Africa.

4 Mobile Apps That Make Shipping Simple

Shipping can be a headache, but these free or low-cost apps can help alleviate some of the stress.

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