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Opera pitches all-you-can-eat app stores to mobile operators

More app store competition will be good for both users and developers

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10 Productivity Gadgets to Add to Your Holiday Shopping List

These gadgets will help the people on your holiday shopping list stay productive on the go, whether it's for business or personal travel.

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Apple Turns 25 Apps (Red) in Campaign to Fight AIDS

Apple has launched a two-week fund-raising campaign to mark World AIDS Day, promising that proceeds from the sale of 25 limited-edition apps and a portion of online and retail sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday will go to the...

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7 Apps for Hosting a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

From party planning and invites to recipes and wine pairings, we’ve got you covered.

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Google Maps 9.1 for Android now displays local weather, time, and tips about your destination

The update brings snippets of details about that hotel you booked or the new restaurant you want to check out.

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Lenovo REACHit Manages Files Across Cloud Accounts

Lenovo's new REACHit service and mobile apps let you access, share and manage files stored in Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive. It's not perfect, though, and CIO.com apps reviewer James A. Martin found a notable flaw.

Cambridge firm CSR announces indoor positioning SDK for Android developers

Enables them to integrate new location-based capabilities and services into their apps

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Microsoft drops Dropbox into Office Mobile for Android

Microsoft today updated the Office app for Android smartphones, adding support for Dropbox and further integration with the company's own OneDrive cloud storage service.

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12 Free Android, iOS Apps for Holiday Shopping

'Tis the season to be shopping, and these 12 Android and iOS apps will not only save you money, they'll save you from the stress of holiday bargain hunting.

Google Play taps Chinese developers for paid apps, despite block

China started blocking all Google services in late May

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5 Ways to Keep Your Devices Charged During Holiday Travel

With the big Thanksgiving and year-end holidays bearing down, CIO.com mobile apps reviewer James A. Martin shares some resourceful ways to keep your smartphone and tablet charged while on the go.

Priori digs deep to find the truth about mobile app stores

The company is a planning to lauch its app analytics platform next month

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Best Android and iOS Apps of Fall 2014

CIO.com app reviewer James A. Martin shares a list of great iOS and Android apps released during the past three months, including presentation software, a unique ebook reader and a valuable GPS navigation app.

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7 Ways You Can Help Your Sales Team Be More Effective

From CRM to gamification, sales and marketing experts share strategies and tools that can help salespeople be more productive and close more deals.

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3 Reasons to Offer Free Wi-Fi in All of Your Stores (Now)

Wi-Fi availability will help keep customers shopping. Your workforce needs it anyway. It is also a powerful management tool.

Blocked messaging app Line looks for comeback in China

China blocked Line back in July, resulting in user complaints

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Facebook’s New Groups App Helps You Separate Your Friends

The social network has launched a Facebook Groups app designed to help people share more easily with all their groups.

Apple app store taps large Chinese banking card provider UnionPay

Apple's App Store will now accept UnionPay, China's only domestic banking card provider

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Cortana Could Appear on iOS, Android

It doesn't seem to be set in stone, but Microsoft's digital assistant could be an option alongside Apple's Siri or Google Now.

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