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Google cloud platform can now be managed from a phone

Google has started the beta of the Android version of the console, with an iOS version expected this year

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Dimensional Research HP mobile app study

Mobile app users prioritize performance over price

The majority of people care much more about mobile app performance than affordable pricing, according to a new study commissioned by HP, which also looked at a variety of other factors that influence or discourage mobile app use.

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What happens with data from mobile health apps?

Health IT experts caution of lax cyber hygiene in the medical community, urge policymakers to address privacy issues.

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Modernizing enterprise apps for the mobile world

Today's workers expect to be able to use their mobile devices to do their jobs, and companies are obliging, offering extensions to enterprise applications with interfaces that adapt to smaller screen sizes, thanks to responsive...

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Meltdown! New Periscope iPhone app live streams ice cream factory's end

The teardown of a 50-plus-year-old ice cream plant across from Network World’s Framingham, Mass., headquarters today practically screamed to be live streamed via Twitter’s new Periscope app for the iPhone. So I took my iPhone 5 into...

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Messaging app usage, retention rates dwarf all other apps

New research from Yahoo's Flurry suggests that messaging apps are used 4.7 times more frequently each day than the combined average of all other mobile apps, and users also reportedly keep messaging apps on their devices for longer...

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Best Android and iOS apps of spring 2015

CIO.com reviewer James A. Martin takes a look back at the many apps he reviewed since the start of 2015 and spotlights his seven favorites, including apps for security, document scanning and navigation.

Uber's Amsterdam office raided by Dutch authorities

Uber keeps operating its UberPop service despite a court ban and €100,000 in fines

Facebook app leaks F8 news about Parse, Messenger, 'teleportation station'

Messenger will supposedly become a platform, opened to developers

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Review: 7 excellent mobile app builders

Alpha Anywhere, AnyPresence, and Salesforce1 lead a rich field of low-code mobile development tools

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Marketers can't keep up on updating their mobile apps

Forrester report finds that app enhancements are a challenge for developers due to complicating factors like OS upgrades and special features

Twitter tests videos that play automatically

Users of the company's iOS apps in the U.S. may start seeing the videos

Facebook Messenger as a platform? It's a gamble

Facebook is reportedly going to announce at its F8 conference that Messenger will be open to third party developers

Five moves Microsoft must make to advance in mobile

Microsoft's years of missed mobile opportunities have taken a toll, but it's not too late for a comeback

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Audvisor apps deliver bite-size bits of business inspiration

The new Audvisor apps for Android and iOS provide free audio recordings of business gurus speaking on variety of inspiring topics.

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March Madness 2015: Cool apps, alternative brackets, and tools to win your pool

How to stream NCAA tournament games, mobile apps for keeping up with your bracket, and some online tools and resources to help you win your bracket pool.

IBM: Mobile app security stinks

An IBM/Ponemon study released today found large companies, including many in the Fortune 500 aren’t properly securing mobile apps they build for customers nor their corporate and BYOD mobile devices.

Pixometer app offers a smarter way to read dumb meters

There's no real-time energy tracking with this app, but it's handy for reading awkwardly placed meters and for budgeting for future bills

UberPop banned by German court

Uber will probably appeal the verdict

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