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Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface


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Traction Watch: Instamotor app hits $60M in sales volume this year

Providing a service to both the buyers and sellers of automobiles for free wouldn’t seem like a solid business strategy. Yet Instamotor is just that -- free for all. Somehow they've developed a way to monetize the process on the...

Google stops using annoying 'interstitial' mobile app ads

Most users faced with one simply abandon the mobile site they were trying to visit, Google found

New York City eases limits on Uber's growth

It's probably safe to say goodbye to "de Blasio" mode in Uber's app in New York

Twitter will reconvene Flight for mobile developers

The event for third-party developers is scheduled for Oct. 21 in San Francisco

Air Canada, National Grid sign up to use Apple, IBM mobile apps

More than 500 companies are running IBM apps on Apple mobile devices, Apple CFO Luca Maestri said on an earnings call

Apple, IBM release 10 new apps, incorporating analytics and iBeacons

The apps use technology like predictive analytics and are for business travelers and mortgage officers, among other professionals

Nokia Here said to be snatched up by Audi, BMW and Daimler for $2.7B

The company's digital mapping technology is considered a critical element of self-driving cars

Google grabs Pixate to improve its apps, and others

Pixate helps developers design and prototype their apps on iOS and Android

Square's new Dashboard app can help you track your sales

Data can be viewed in real time and by item, category, location or period of time

Massachusetts examining how Uber, Lyft cater to the disabled

The attorney general's examination will consider physical, visual or hearing related impairments

Homejoy's loss could be Google's gain

As Homejoy shuts down its home services business, employees reportedly move to Google

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How big banks use tech to attract savvy consumers

Large, established banks and financial institutions are moving away from physical branch locations and toward technologies such as mobile payments, wearables, social media and gamification to enable remote interactions.

The average mobile YouTube session is now 40 minutes, Google says

That's double the session time from a year ago, executives said Thursday

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Ask Siri for a charge, she calls 911

Uttering these words -- “Siri charge my phone 100%” – prompts Apple’s virtual assistant to summon emergency services. Why?

California fines Uber $7 million for not handing over service data

Regulators seek data including how often Uber complies with requests from people with disabilities

Here's how Google wants you to buy stuff on mobile

Users can search for hoodies and buy an Under Armour item from the search results page

Uber settles suit over girl killed by driver

The terms of the settlement in the 2013 incident are confidential

To Hillary Clinton, Uber is a double-edged sword

The presidential candidate also issued a stern warning to tech executives

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