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How Consumers Are Using Their Phones, And What It Means
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7 Social Networking Apps for your Brand New iPad

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I hope you liked our list of  Twitter apps for the iPad. Just like Twitter, social networking apps are probably going to be the most sought after applications for the iPad. So, I scour the social networking category of the iPad App Store to search for the newest apps available that...
7 Social Networking Apps for your Brand New iPad
Facebook Messenger: The new Facebook

Meeteor Will Help You Network Your Face Off at SXSW

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If you believe the hype, “people discovery” services are set to dominate SXSW this year. It makes sense if you look at years past, when the buzz has always been about services that connect people, including Twitter, Foursquare and Group.me. Networking apps like Highlight and Glancee promise to deliver elements...
Meeteor Will Help You Network Your Face Off at SXSW

LinkedIn explains why 'simple is beautiful' on mobile devices

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Head of mobile products Joff Redfern talks mobile social networking at Guardian Mobile Business Summit"Mobile first is not necessarily about trying to do something first on the mobile and then on the desktop. It's a way of life," says Joff Redfern, head of mobile products at business social network LinkedIn.Redfern...
LinkedIn explains why 'simple is beautiful' on mobile devices

Banjo's Response to Congress on iOS Address Book Privacy (Letter)

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After it was discovered that Path and other mobile apps accessed and stored users’ address books without necessarily asking for their permission, the U.S. Congress got involved and asked 34 social iOS app makers to describe their privacy practices. The deadline to respond to that request — sent by ranking...
Banjo's Response to Congress on iOS Address Book Privacy (Letter)
Conferize Joins A Crowded Conference Content Tracking Market With A New Platfom

Apple Acquires Indoor GPS Startup WiFiSlam For $20M

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Apple has acquired WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS startup that enables smartphones to pinpoint its location — along with that of your friends — in realtime up to 2.5 meters in accuracy. Apple paid $20 million to acquire WiFiSlam, although the specific terms...
Apple Acquires Indoor GPS Startup WiFiSlam For $20M

Yahoo, Scribd, Draw Something, Instagram, Pandora, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

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Yahoo’s news reader application topped our list of apps growing by monthly active users this week. The Washington Post’s Social Reader, as well as games, a few video apps, professional networking apps and others made up the list. Interestingly, the addition of Instagram for Android devices also pushed this...
Yahoo, Scribd, Draw Something, Instagram, Pandora, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU
BII REPORT: How Consumers Are Using Their Phones, And What It Means
Apple Patents 'Friend Or Foe' Identification System For Social Networking Apps And Services

LoungeUp Scores Seed Round To Help Hotels Keep Guests App Happy

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Anything that helps hotels improve their customer service levels is welcome in my book. Tools to help them up sell, not quite so much. To that end, LoungeUp, a startup that provides a platform to enable hotels to jump on the mobile app bandwagon, has announced that it’s raised a...
LoungeUp Scores Seed Round To Help Hotels Keep Guests App Happy

Facebook’s New Friend-Finding Feature Looks Awfully Familiar

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Yesterday, Ingrid Lunden at TechCrunch broke news about Facebook’s fancy new “Find Friends Nearby” feature. First demonstrated at a low-key hackathon, the feature allows users to add people nearby who are also logged into Facebook as friends. Lunden noted that the development comes less than two months since Facebook acquired...
Facebook’s New Friend-Finding Feature Looks Awfully Familiar

All The Location Apps You Have To Use At The SXSW Royal Rumble

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It’s turning into a royal rumble at SXSW — the sheer number of location-based networking apps hoping to emerge from the conference as this year’s breakout hit is nearly overwhelming. What’s worse, they’re often so similar in nature, so it’s hard to discern the advantages of one over another....
All The Location Apps You Have To Use At The SXSW Royal Rumble

[Infographic] How People Use iPhones and Androids in China

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Did you know that the majority of Android users in China are on a 2G network? That about 44% of Android users in China use HTC phones? That almost 14% of iPhone users in China have spent $10-$20 on paid apps, with 9% spending more than $50? China has the...
[Infographic] How People Use iPhones and Androids in China

Google+ updates iOS, Android apps with photo filters, location sharing and more

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A significant new update to the company's social networking apps brings several new features. [Read more]...
Google+ updates iOS, Android apps with photo filters, location sharing and more

Mobile app roundup: Google victorious, malware fines and Because We May

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Google victorious in Oracle patent suit — After months of legal dealings, a jury has ruled Google did not violate Oracle’s Java patents in the development of its Android operating system, the Verge reports. Social networking ties with gaming for smartphone usage – Mobile analytics company Flurry is reporting that consumers now spend...
Mobile app roundup: Google victorious, malware fines and Because We May
How scientists can manipulate us with games to gather data

The best new app at SXSW: Everything.me redefines mobile search

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After two rainy days of location-based, social networking apps, the sun finally came out in Austin at SXSW. And as the clouds parted I stumbled upon Everything.me, a new HTML5, browser-based app that has literally and simply, reinvented mobile search. In Paul Graham’s recent post “Frighteningly Ambitious Startup Ideas” he puts A New Search...
The best new app at SXSW: Everything.me redefines mobile search

J.D. Power: average smartphone satisfaction is up, fights are fierce for second place

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Satisfaction studies can sound like broken records, with familiar leaders and positions that don't move. Not so with J.D. Power's first smartphone survey for 2013. While Apple maintained the top spot for the ninth time in a row through US customers' happiness with the hardware design and ease of...
J.D. Power: average smartphone satisfaction is up, fights are fierce for second place

8 Search Engine Related iPad Apps

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Aside from Twitter  and Social Networking apps, another interesting set of apps available right now on the iPad App Store are search-related. I scoured through the App Store to get the most significant of these search-related iPad apps – and found 8 of them. Here are 8 search-related apps that...
8 Search Engine Related iPad Apps

AT&T U-verse delivers a Facebook app for TVs

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While AT&T's U-verse TV service announced increased support for second screen apps earlier this year and enhanced its own app for iPad with sharing features recently, it's just delivered a new app that brings Facebook to the TV screen. The customized interface brings in user's status feed, friends list...
AT&T U-verse delivers a Facebook app for TVs

How Banjo is finding success with geo-social discovery

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Geo-social discovery apps were the “it” category at SXSW in March but for the most part they’ve fizzled, failing to catch on with mainstream consumers. But Banjo has been one of the lone exceptions, hitting 1 million downloads last month after launching last July, putting it on a faster initial...
How Banjo is finding success with geo-social discovery

Social Apps Pass Games for Top Spot on Mobile Devices

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Mobile gaming has been one of the primary drivers of smartphone adoption over the past several years. Thanks to huge hits like Angry Birds, games have long ruled the top of the charts for mobile usage. Not anymore. In April, for the first time in 40 months, social-networking apps...
Social Apps Pass Games for Top Spot on Mobile Devices
Good Luck Building A Business In Today's Youth Market

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'May Testify' in E-Books Antitrust Lawsuit

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Apple CEO Tim Cook may testify in the e-books antitrust lawsuit filed against Apple and book publishers by the United States Department of Justice, reports Bloomberg. The lawsuit was originally filed in April of 2012, and has focused on the so-called 'agency model' for pricing ebooks that Apple attempted to...
Apple CEO Tim Cook 'May Testify' in E-Books Antitrust Lawsuit

Grindr and Blendr co-founder Scott Lewallen departs to relaunch independent consultancy

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Scott Lewallen, one of the founders of the popular Grindr and Blendr social networks, has left the company to relaunch Mezic Media, his own independent consultancy focused on branding and mobile app creation. Grindr launched in 2009 with Lewallen as Senior vice President of Product and Design. The location-based gay...
Grindr and Blendr co-founder Scott Lewallen departs to relaunch independent consultancy
Shoutem Launches Development Platform To Make HTML5 Mobile Apps Look Native

INTRO Wants To Be The LinkedIn Of The Ambient Location Apps

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Just when you thought this space couldn’t get any more saturated, yet another ambient location app throws its hat into the ring as SXSW prepares to kick off. Introducing INTRO. But wait, before you groan “enough already!“, you should know that INTRO at least has a unique take on the...
INTRO Wants To Be The LinkedIn Of The Ambient Location Apps
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