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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.

Hands-On With Apple's New Maps for iPhone and iPad

A look at the major update changes, including 3-D flyovers, turn-by-turn directions and Yelp reviews.

Apple vs. Google Maps Battle Revs Up Local Search Options

Maps are now a battleground for tech giants. Here are three things you need to know to get the most from marketing on mobile maps.

5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

Our annual look at high-earning entrepreneurs aged 30 or younger with the creativity, smarts and guts to disrupt their industries.

Startup Owner's Manual: How to 'Get' Customers

Now that you've launched a mobile app or retail website, it's time to 'pull' customers toward you. Here's how.

A Mobile Compression App for Data Misers

Avoid busting your wireless allowance with a new compression service.

Geoloqi Makes it Easier to Make Apps Smarter

Startup offers a turnkey platform to add new geolocation functionality to apps and mobile devices.

Orbotix: Where Mobile Apps and the Toy Industry Collide

A startup that invented the world's first smartphone-controlled ball and that's just the beginning.

Mobile Roadie's Co-Founder on What You Need to Know Now About the Future of Mobile Apps

If the future of business is mobile, where are mobile apps headed? We spoke with the entrepreneur behind the first self-service app creator on the road ahead.

LinkedIn Fans Rejoice: Your iPad App Has Arrived

The popular business networking site has created an app for Apple's tablet.

Taking Your Business Mobile: The Basics

Can customers view your business website on a smartphone? Should your business have an app? We walk you through the basics of going mobile.

Before You Download That App, What You Need to Know About Security and Privacy

Here are five tips for stopping cybercrooks and snoops from making off with your mobile data.

Must-Have Mobile Apps for Business Travelers

Avoid hassles and stay on top of your plans when on the go with these low-cost apps.

Nine Tools for Building Your Own Mobile App

Want to create your own app for business? These tools can help make app development easy.

Kiip: A Win-Win for App Developers and Advertisers

When winning isn't enough, Kiip offers mobile gamers real-world rewards for virtual triumphs--a win-win for developers and advertisers

How to Build In-House Expertise for Mobile

In this Ask a Geek column, our expert offers advice on in-house development for mobile and web applications.

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