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Developers Say iPhone Users Consented To Address-Book Uploads
Twitter, Yelp, Foodspotting and other app developers are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing them of violating iPhone users' privacy by uploading their address books.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Washington Post
SketchFactor controversy showcases challenges of crowdsourcing
IF YOU intend to stroll through Dupont Circle, think again. A man may follow you into a Metro car.
The Motley Fool
The Biggest Risk to Google, Inc.'s One-Stop Information Shop
Vertical integration sure can come at a cost, particularly in the form of hostile relationships with former customers turned competitors.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
7 Apps All College Students Need
By now you may have started working on that seemingly never-ending checklist for college.
Syracuse New Times
StartFast Demo Day 2014
Just a few years ago, starting a company meant renting out or buying an old storefront somewhere, swinging a hammer over a few nails until it looked just right, and selling some odd number of trinkets or plumbing services.
The Motley Fool
Foursquare Ups its Game Against Yelp and Google in Restaurant Search
Foursquare Labs, the mobile app company that named me "mayor" of my local coffee shop, launched a shot at Yelp earlier this year.
The Sketchy Criticism of SketchFactor
" There is nothing more painful to me at this stage in my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery - then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved ."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Brooklyn Paper
Circuit Lord: Push button, get pizza
Pizza with a push: Cyrus Summerlin, one of the young brains behind the Push for Pizza app, inside one of the participating parlors, Tommy's Famous on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope with pizza man Luis Guaman.
San Diego Source
Essential gadgets for the connected traveler
My wife and I just returned from a two-week vacation visiting Oslo, Bergen and the fjords in Norway, and several towns in Normandy and the Loire Valley in France.
Foursquare's Swarm Hits Windows Phone
Now, Windows Phone users can keep tabs on nearby friends and share their own check-ins.
Places Around 4.0 - The Ultimate Tool for finding Places of Interest
Neoappz, a mobile application development company, today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Places Around 4.0 for iPhone and iPod touch.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Getting My Brain Back
I can't do it anymore. This has been a summer of social media. I've used it endlessly, made plans on it, chatted, read it religiously, and watched countless friends and friends of friends go on vacation.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Google Buys Jetpac To Give Context To Visual Searches
Google just acquired the team behind Jetpac , an app that utilizes public Instagram data to determine things like the happiest or drunkest city.
The Miami Herald
App Watch: Foursquare vamps up
This undated screen shot shows "find a place" feature of the new Foursquare app for iPhone.
SketchFactor, racist or safety map?
Roving gangs shout insults at innocent pedestrians. Clusters of men on street corners catcall and panhandle.
The Motley Fool
Yelp Reviews Have Been Called Into Question
With 61 million cumulative reviews in Yelp's last quarter alone, some fraudulent reviews should be expected, but as the company continues to fight such allegations, how much faith should consumers put into the supposed experiences of others? Questionable advertising antics Yelp has become the go-to review site for consumers looking to share ... (more)
Yelp launches in Chile, as mobile boom increases appetite for reviews
Yelp, continuing a South American expansion, launched its social-review service in Chile to increase its share of the location-based mobile space.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Fort Worth holds Twitter Town Hall
Mayor Betsy Price likes Fritos on her sub sandwiches, says girls should be bossy to be strong leaders and urged residents to vote in the Nov. 4 election for the new 14,000-seat arena in her first Twitter Town Hall during Thursday's lunch hour.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Yelp Launches in Chile to Further Expand South American Presence
Beginning today, people throughout are able to create accounts on Yelp.cl to share their opinions about great local businesses.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Yahoo Buys Mobile Start-up Zofari
In its latest talent acquisition, Yahoo is buying mobile local search startup Zofari.