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Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app

Microsoft says that Line gives MixRadio 'an excellent platform for expansion'

Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

The company is looking at using new driver screening methods, which may include polygraph tests


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8 Android and iOS apps for Hanukkah

Don’t let your relatives catch you on your phone though, or you’ll get such a zetz…

Instagram exposes 5 new filters for a more subtle effect

The updated app lets users pretty up their photos without going overboard

The Advise & Grow app from the Apple-IBM partnership.

Apple-IBM partnership off to 'impressive' start

Apple and IBM kicked off their five-month-old partnership with an "impressive" 10-pack of focused mobile business apps catering to sectors ranging from financial to law enforcement.

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12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

While the three largest venture capital deals of the year in the technology industry went to consumer-focused startups, most of the other top investments went to companies building products that could reshape the enterprise IT...

Android apps exploit permissions granted, French researchers find

One app in three accesses location, and two in three track users' identities, a study by CNIL and INRIA found

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How Microsoft sees the connected car

Gesture control and gamification aren’t the only things we can expect from Microsoft’s in-car ideas. Empathy and understanding from your sensitive automobile will play too.

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The best office apps for Android

Which office package provides the best productivity experience on Android? We put the leading contenders to the test

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Sharing the misery: 2014 was a rough year for Uber, Airbnb, and on-demand apps

Legal battles, labor scuffles, and dirty business tactics were on the rise this year as start-ups moved from sharing resources to on-demand everything.

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Apple Watch yield issues reportedly solved; Mass production slated for January

Apple has reportedly remedied yield issues involved with the Apple Watch manufacturing process.

KappoBike wants to make ride tracking fun and turn data into better cycle lanes too

KappoBike sets itself apart from other ride trackers with in-game power-ups to boost scores -- and uses aggregate data to help city planners

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FIRST LOOK: IBM and Apple’s new enterprise apps for iOS

Business-focused apps for everything from social work to air travel.

Apple, IBM partnership yields first results: 10 mobile apps

The apps target iPhone and iPad users in industires like travel, law enforecement and finance

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Iowa to put driver's licenses on mobile phones

The first project of its kind, Iowa's driver's licenses are going the way of the credit card.

Apple iOS 8.1.2 for iPhone, iPad addresses disappearing ringtones mystery

Apple on Tuesday released an iOS update (8.1.2) for the iPhone and iPad that includes unspecified bug fixes, aside from one that could have resulted in ringtones purchased from iTunes disappearing.

Uber banned in Spain as pressure on company mounts worldwide

It's turning out to be a bad week for Uber, as it faces a growing number of bans

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Best Apple iTunes apps of the year are brain trainer, number puzzler

Apple has named Elevate, a set of brain training games, and Threes!, an addictive numbers game, as its top 2014 app and game, respectively.

Google to begin contacting customers about in-app refunds

The FTC approves a final settlement in its complaint over children's unauthorized in-app purchases

Capriza drags and drops enterprise apps to a mobile-first world

The company has added tablet support to its development tool

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