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Microsoft kills off some of Nokia's apps for Windows Phone

Microsoft announced Friday that it will be ceasing development on several apps Nokia developed for Windows Phone as the company streamlines the photo experience on Windows 10 Mobile.

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3 must-have news apps for CMOs and digital marketers

Need to stay current on the latest digital marketing news? CIO.com reviewer James A. Martin recommends three apps, two of them just released this week.

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What we expect from Apple's Sept 9 event

It's that time again! Apple is gearing up to announce its next iPhone, Apple TV...and maybe more.

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5 free iOS apps to make your next trip less bumpy

Heading out of town over the holiday weekend? Get these apps first.

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Firefox coming to iOS this year, Mozilla says

Mozilla hopes to have its version of Firefox for iOS devices out by the end of the year as part of its push to grow its share of mobile traffic.

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DOJ tightens policies on use of simulated cells for surveillance

The U.S. Department of Justice has issued new guidelines on the use of a cellular surveillance technology called stingrays.

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How HR uses fitness trackers to increase company wellness

Corporate wellness programs used to involve lackluster participation, a pedometer and potentially fudged numbers on a spreadsheet. But FitBit is changing the way HR departments implement corporate wellness programs -- and the results...

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FTC finds privacy disclosures improved in kid's apps

Mobile applications aimed at children are doing a better job in recent years of disclosing their privacy practices, but many apps still lack basic information, according to a U.S. Federal Trade Commission survey.

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Uber ride data publicly accessible through Google

On Thursday, a site-specific search on Google for trip.uber.com produced dozens of links to Uber rides that have been completed and cancelled, in countries around the world including the U.S., England, Russia, France and Mexico.

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T-Mobile announces video calling

Two high-end Samsung phones have it now, with seven others planned by year-end.

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Airbnb has built an Apple Watch app, for messaging your host

Airbnb is trying its hand at the Apple Watch, with a new app for that device focused on messaging between users of its home rental service.

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LugLoc luggage locator eases bag separation anxiety

'Smart luggage' equipped with GPS and other technologies are on the horizon, but you don't have to wait to track your bags, thanks to LugLoc, a $70 gadget that slips into a suitcase and shows its location on map in an iOS or Android...

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Microsoft researcher: Why Micro Datacenters really matter to mobile's future

Microsoft Research distinguished scientist Victor Bahl has been spreading the word about Micro Datacenters, also known by the adorable name "cloudlets," as a key concept for optimizing the performance and usefulness of mobile and...

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LG's next Android Wear watch will have three buttons and September launch date

Sources say LG is going for a revised styling over its other watches, though it's odd the company skipped an IFA announcement.

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Motorola's new Moto 360 smartwatch comes in two sizes and a Sport version

Motorola Mobility is upgrading the Moto 360 smartwatch by releasing four new variants, including two case sizes, a Sport version with onboard GPS, and one aimed at women.

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Sony hopes new Xperia Z5 Premium will wow with 4K screen

Sony is hoping the Xperia Z5 Premium’s 4K screen and 23-megapixel camera are a winning combination.

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The Mate S is Huawei’s best-looking phone, but the price is steep

The Mate S from Huawei Technologies has a design that rivals any other Android-based smartphone, but the price is equally awe-inspiring.

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Employees put business data at risk by installing gambling apps on their phones

The average company has more than one gambling application installed on some of its employees' mobile devices, and in some cases as many as 35.

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