Apps

Report: Google Is Building a 'Smart' Mobile-Messaging App to Rival Facebook Messenger
Google

Report: Google Is Building a 'Smart' Mobile-Messaging App to Rival Facebook Messenger

The service will reportedly enable people to text each other and use chatbots to search, yes, you guessed it, Google.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Apps That Can Help Executives Strike Work-Life Balance
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5 Apps That Can Help Executives Strike Work-Life Balance

Yes, there are now apps designed to help you remember birthdays and keep the spouse happy.
Pratik Dholakiya
Dating App Hinge Now Lets Users Connect Over 'Shared Events,' Including Being Suspended From School
Online Dating

Dating App Hinge Now Lets Users Connect Over 'Shared Events,' Including Being Suspended From School

The new feature, called Story Cards, provides potential icebreakers for users who match on its app.
Laura Entis
You Can Now Reserve an Uber Directly From Facebook's Messenger App
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You Can Now Reserve an Uber Directly From Facebook's Messenger App

The world's most popular ride-fetching app and the world's biggest social network just announced they're joining forces.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Slack Creates $80 Million VC Fund to Invest in Third-Party Developers
VC Funding

Slack Creates $80 Million VC Fund to Invest in Third-Party Developers

The fund was created in partnership with six of Slack's backers, including Andreessen-Horowitz, Index Ventures and KPCB.
Laura Entis
How This Company Creates Instant Websites
Performance Ignited

How This Company Creates Instant Websites

Now, websites are as easy as drag-and-drop.
If You Aren't Thinking Mobile First, You're Doing It Wrong
Mobile Apps

If You Aren't Thinking Mobile First, You're Doing It Wrong

To be truly mobile-friendly, you need to think mobile first from the ground up. Use these five tips.
Alex Iskold
The 5 Hidden Costs of Building a Mobile App
Performance Ignited

The 5 Hidden Costs of Building a Mobile App

The expense of creating a mobile app doesn't have much to do with its actual features but more so with the infrastructure required to build them.
Rahul Varshneya
Will People Pay for YouTube? After 1 Month, 'Red' Seems to Prove They Will.
YouTube

Will People Pay for YouTube? After 1 Month, 'Red' Seems to Prove They Will.

The initiative, launched in October, represents a momentous cultural shift for YouTube and arguably its biggest product launch to date.
Geoff Weiss
Uber Lights Up Drivers' Windshields to Help Customers Find Their Rides
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Uber Lights Up Drivers' Windshields to Help Customers Find Their Rides

Rolling out in Seattle this month, the visual cue offers a basic but brilliant way to find an Uber.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Los Angeles Techweek 2015 Features Mobile, Health Care and Fashion Innovations
Technology

Los Angeles Techweek 2015 Features Mobile, Health Care and Fashion Innovations

Some inspired new apps and platforms and a healthy group of startup finalists hit this year's famous tech fest.
Andre Bourque
Microsoft's New Service Allows Businesses to Develop Apps Without Coding
Microsoft

Microsoft's New Service Allows Businesses to Develop Apps Without Coding

The new platform, called PowerApps, is available in preview.
Nina Zipkin
How Major Brands Are Using Livestreaming to Market to Millennials
Marketing Bootcamp

How Major Brands Are Using Livestreaming to Market to Millennials

It's a lot of trial and error for big-name companies that want to reach younger consumers through video-streaming services like Periscope.
4 Reasons to Work Out With Your Employees
Radicals & Visionaries

4 Reasons to Work Out With Your Employees

AppSumo founder Noah Kagan is pumped about breaking a sweat with his startup team. He says it builds a lot more than muscle.
Kim Lachance Shandrow

Apps are self-contained software programs designed for a specific purpose. They are available for download, for free or at cost, on both Apple and Android devices and are effective tools for companies seeking to interact with consumers more readily.

Apps have revolutionized the way people communicate, interact, find information, make purchases and manage their businesses.