Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, TooGoogle Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing.
Starbucks Launches Voice Ordering Via App, Amazon's AlexaAmazon's Alexa is now able to order up a latte. Starbucks says it's partnering with Amazon's voice platform to offer what it calls "on command" ordering.
City Of Arlington Launches App For CitizensThe city launched its Ask Arlington app on Tuesday. It's free on Android and iOS devices.
City Of Keller Introduces 911 AppFirst responders in the Keller area say a new app will instantly give them information critical to responding to emergency calls and it could save lives in cities where it is now active.
Amazon Go Grocery Store Is Checkout FreeAmazon is testing a grocery store model that works without checkout lines. Called Amazon Go, shoppers scan their Amazon app when they enter the store.
The Airbnb Of Cars Is Here, Allowing Owners To Rent Out Their VehiclesThe new app used in Chicago and Evanston is called Getaround.
Yelp Reports Surprise Profit, Shares SoarYelp reported a surprise profit in its third quarter as people posted more reviews on its site. The company also said that it will cut 175 jobs as it abandons its plan to expand into international markets.
Language Barrier Doesn't Stop Girl From Befriending New ClassmateIt’s not easy for any child to transition to a new school and make new friends, and it’s especially hard for a transfer student who doesn’t speak English yet.
Facebook Launches 'Lite' Version Of Messenger OverseasFacebook is launching a "lite" version of its Messenger chat app. It is aimed at emerging markets, where many people use older phones that don't have enough room to store or ability to run the full-featured app.
Truecaller To Enable Real-Time Call Identification On iOS 10IOS 10 is also much more compatible with "Truecaller," which detects unwanted calls and spam.
Man Admits Using KiK App For Child Porn; Gets 60 Month SentenceA 31-year-old man who admitted using using the KiK Messenger smartphone application (app) to look at child pornography was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison today.
SafeTrek App Data Deems SMU Intersection Most “Unsafe”New data released by app SafeTrek shows an intersection on SMU campus as the area users of SafeTrek feel most unsafe.