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Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber

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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'

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Apple's Holiday Push for AIDS-Fighting Nonprofit (RED) Raised $20 Million

The company donated a portion of your Black Friday and Cyber Monday purchases to The Global Fund for AIDS research.

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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Why Microsoft’s Mobile Marketing Strategy Hinges on iOS and Android

With apps like Sway and the touch version of Office, Microsoft hopes to spark both user and enterprise interest in Windows phones and tablets.

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Your New iPhone 6 Plus Needs These 8 Free Apps

Landscape mode takes on a whole new meaning for apps and games on the iPhone 6 Plus.

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Review: Alpha Anywhere Aces Offline Mobile Apps

Database-oriented rapid app development tool shines at creating Web and hybrid mobile apps that work offline

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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

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How to Reduce Enterprise App Clutter on Your iPad

To help control the proliferation of cloud apps cluttering iPad home screens, Collage looks to manage data feeds and notifications from Yammer, Office 365, Salesforce and others.

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How to Make Your iOS Device Feel More Like Android (and Vice Versa)

CIO.com mobile apps reviewer James A. Martin shares apps that give iOS users a taste of Android and let Android users peep into Apple's walled garden.

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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.

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

IBM and Apple Create Mobile Apps for Finance Sector

Citi among those using iOS software following landmark collaboration announcement

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Most (Not All) of Microsoft's Shiny New MSN Apps are Worth a Download

Microsoft continues to aggressively expand beyond Windows with a set of new MSN-branded apps for Windows, Android and iOS.

Iowa's Smartphone Driver's License is a Big Step Toward All-Digital Wallets

The state will offer a free driver's license app in 2015, though it may face some hurdles in fully replacing a physical document.

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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IBM and Apple’s New Enterprise Apps for iOS

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

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Why Foursquare Should Target Business Travelers

Traveling for work doesn't have to be boring, sterile or lack culture. By catering to business travelers and providing a more personal digital concierge for road warriors, Foursquare could tap a global trillion-dollar market.

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