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6 hrs ago | MediaPost

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.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Foodspotting, Computers

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.

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Related Topix: Dupont Circle (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Opinion

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.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Switched

7 Apps All College Students Need

By now you may have started working on that seemingly never-ending checklist for college.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, University of Oregon, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

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.

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Related Topix: Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Philadelphia, NY

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.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Yelp, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Rossputin.com

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 ."

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ferguson, MO

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

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.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Norway Travel, France Travel, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Wireless, Emerging Technology

PC Magazine

Foursquare's Swarm Hits Windows Phone

Now, Windows Phone users can keep tabs on nearby friends and share their own check-ins.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

MacMegasite

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.

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Related Topix: Groupon, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Sun Aug 17, 2014

TechCrunch

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.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, Twitter, Facebook Messenger, Startups, Facebook

Fri Aug 15, 2014

TechCrunch

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.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter, Gmail

The Miami Herald

App Watch: Foursquare vamps up

This undated screen shot shows "find a place" feature of the new Foursquare app for iPhone.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter, Dining, Life, Theater, Arts

Iol.co.za

SketchFactor, racist or safety map?

Roving gangs shout insults at innocent pedestrians. Clusters of men on street corners catcall and panhandle.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Washington, DC, Farragut Square (Washington, DC), Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Marketing

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)

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Yelp

Mobile Marketer

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.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Yelp, iPhone

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

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.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Fort Worth, TX, iPhone

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Yelp, iPhone

Tue Aug 12, 2014

MediaPost

Yahoo Buys Mobile Start-up Zofari

In its latest talent acquisition, Yahoo is buying mobile local search startup Zofari.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Google

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