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Cut the time it takes to prepare your tax returns this April with apps that automate the process
The lawsuit against Gleb Sluchevsky and Andrey Gorbachov says they hatched a scheme affecting some 63,000 Facebook users' browsers
The deal 'accelerates our work to build an end-to-end travel platform that serves everyone,' says a statement from Airbnb
The crowdshipping app connects users to transporters who are already heading towards the drop-off location of their package.
The app's name – 'Xuexi Qiangguo' or 'Study to Make China strong' – is a pun as the Chinese word for studying, Xuexi, can also be read as 'Study Xi'
The ISDApp seeks to communicate useful information to fishermen even without internet connection. It will complete against 24 other finalists chosen by NASA scientists and experts from 2,729 teams in 200 locations all over the world.
Samsung, best known for its phones and TVs, launches a free dating app called Refrigerdating to promote its Family Hub fridges
Google Go is designed to work smoothly even on phones with 1GB or less RAM
The apps do not ask for permission to make screen recordings, prompting quick action from Apple
Slack, which claims some 10 million users in 150 countries, has been valued at $7.1 billion, as reported in August 2018 after a round of funding
Among the new features include saving places, rewards points for being canceled on by drivers, and many others
(3rd UPDATE) Apple revokes software certificates letting Facebook take part in its Enterprise Developer Program to work in-house on applications for the Cupertino-based company's devices
'We're working on making more of our messaging products end-to-end encrypted and considering ways to make it easier to reach friends and family across networks,' a Facebook spokeswoman says
WhatsApp says its latest move to extend the restrictions to all users came after a 6-month review of user feedback
Names, national ID numbers, and the reason why they're on the map will be displayed on the app
Snap chief financial officer Tim Stone and vice president for investor relations Kristin Southey depart the company
Facebook is among the numerous app developers to have deals with phonemakers to put pre-installed placeholder app 'stubs' on users' phones
Henry Lachica, Nesty Tumbaga, and John Chua want to launch an app that connects parents of children with autism to health practitioners, tracks autistic children's progress, and provides them with their own learning tools
With 1.5 billion users and just 300 employees, WhatsApp has seen child porn slip through its content moderation systems
The app, which will be introduced early next year, is aimed at ensuring a regular flow of tourists at the Church of the Nativity
Discord's revenue sharing agreement will be 90% in favor of the developer, with the remaining 10% covering 'operating costs, and we’ll explore lowering it by optimizing our tech and making things more efficient'
Users can now plug in USB flash drives and memory cards, or other USB devices onto their phone, and Files by Google will let them check the contents of those connected devices
YouTube videos will automatically play on the Home tab as users scroll past. The feature works on Android and iOS
Users of the Smart Pakem app can report groups practicing unrecognized faiths or unorthodox interpretations of Indonesia's 6 officially recognised religions, including Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism
While physical navigation and static maps require engagement with the physical environment, guided navigation enables disengagement
The 13 games are actually hidden malware that downloads and installs a payload onto the Android device and hides the app's icon
Tumblr admits the application was taken down due to child pornography bypassing the filters set up to prevent it from showing on the service
During a surge, the chances of matching with someone may go up 2.5 times higher than usual
The app is Facebook's answer to Tik-Tok, the popular social media platform that lets users record and share short videos with licensed tracks
The app monitors how you type, tap, and scroll in other apps to assess the state of your mental health
The new version, currently being rolled out, has 3 tabs instead of 9
Once installed, the Octopus malware allows attackers to have remote access to a victim's device
What happens when you fail at your first try? You try again, as Rechelle Balanzat proves.
The names, photos, personal messages, and access tokens for accounts using Donald Daters are exposed
The update adds new features for Windows 10, while also introducing features Android devices and iPhones can take advantage of
Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal says Slack is aiming for an initial public offering (IPO) in the first half of 2019 that would value the California startup at well above the $7.1 billion it reached in its most recent funding round
Parents will be able to impose time limits on apps from games and news to social media and messaging that children use, and will able to designate "down time" for themselves too
Adware Doctor secretly records users’ app data and browser history and sends it to a server in China
Concerns about the developers who built the apps or how the information people shared were used trigger the suspensions
Apple removed 25,000 apps suspected of facilitating gambling and illegal lotteries, state broadcaster CCTV reports, emphasizing there was still work to be done.
'It’s nice seeing our Paydro users playing together during lunch time but if (you) don't know the answer, trust your gut. Sometimes it helps to not listen to the person next to you,' says Gian Javelona
Facebook has begun internally testing their dating service with employees. A new 'Create' button, on the other hand, will make it easier to create new events, groups and other pages
These apps were not able to submit themselves to Facebook's new review process in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the company says
The app translates Italian, the language the Pope usually uses when addressing the faithful, into Spanish, English, French, German, and Portuguese
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Spotify attributes the growth to inroads into emerging markets, particularly Latin America and Southeast Asia, and the popularity of its family packages, which nonetheless earn less revenue than individual plans