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This 19-Year-Old Aims to Stop Bullying With an Anonymous Smartphone App
Young Entrepreneurs

This 19-Year-Old Aims to Stop Bullying With an Anonymous Smartphone App

At 14, Brandon Boynton considered killing himself. Here's how empowering other victims of bullying through his software startup turned the teen founder's life around.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways to Crack the App Store Code
Apps

5 Ways to Crack the App Store Code

Stand out from the millions of apps on the market and get yours to the top of the list.
Aykut Karaalioglu
Google Beats Oracle in $9 Billion Android Trial
Google

Google Beats Oracle in $9 Billion Android Trial

A U.S. jury handed Google a major victory on Thursday in a long-running copyright battle with Oracle over Android software used to run most of the world's smartphones.
Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial
Lawsuits

Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial

In a retrial at San Francisco federal court, Oracle Corp. has claimed Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of Java, a development platform. Alphabet Inc.'s Google unit said it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
Google Calendar for Android Helps You 'Find a Time' for Meetings
Google Calendar

Google Calendar for Android Helps You 'Find a Time' for Meetings

Google wants to make the process of coordinating your next get together a little less painful.
Europe Charges Google With Abusing Android Market Dominance
Google

Europe Charges Google With Abusing Android Market Dominance

Regulators allege that by requiring mobile phone manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and the Google Chrome browser, the U.S. company was denying consumers a wider choice.
Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial
Copyrights

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

After a deadlocked jury in 2012, the companies failed to reach an agreement at a settlement conference last week.
5 Growth-Hacking Strategies to Increase Your App Downloads
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Growth-Hacking Strategies to Increase Your App Downloads

With the cost per install consistently growing each year, app publishers must get creative with their marketing efforts.
Steve Young
Spotify Is Launching Its Video Service This Week
Spotify

Spotify Is Launching Its Video Service This Week

Users of Apple's iOS will have to wait.
The Creator of Android May Launch New Smartphone Company
Smartphones

The Creator of Android May Launch New Smartphone Company

Andy Rubin is considering a return to the mobile game.
Instagram Is Piloting a Feature That Lets Users Toggle Among Multiple Accounts
Social Media

Instagram Is Piloting a Feature That Lets Users Toggle Among Multiple Accounts

Currently, users must sign out of and then back in to Instagram in order to switch between their work and personal accounts.
Geoff Weiss
Why Mobile Payments Aren't Gaining Traction With Small Businesses
Mobile Payments

Why Mobile Payments Aren't Gaining Traction With Small Businesses

The adoption of mobile payment systems is nearly universal -- except on Main Street.
John Patrick Pullen

Android is the mobile operating system developed by Google that comes pre-installed on many smartphone and tablets, offering access to Google services.