Walmart Tests App That Lets Shoppers Skip CheckoutWalmart is expanding use of a newly redesigned app that lets shoppers skip the checkout lines and pay for items themselves with a smartphone. The test is making its way to some stores in the Dallas area.
Facebook's Ads Keep Creeping Into More AppsScrolling through an ad-free Instagram is now a distant memory. Soon, users of Facebook's Messenger app will begin to see ads too, and WhatsApp may not be far behind. Welcome to the Facebook ad creep.
Taco Bell Partners With Lyft For 'Ride-Thru' MealsTaco Bell is testing a new service that allows users of the ride-sharing app Lyft to add a Taco Bell stop to their ride with the click of a button. The companies have announced a 'Taco Mode' option in the Lyft app.
Fans Glad To See "Pokémon GO" Concerns AddressedPeople are still playing "Pokémon GO," even if they aren't the same masses that roamed parks last summer with eyes glued to smartphones, looking for elusive virtual monsters from their childhood.
Pokemon & Powerball Among 2016's Top Google SearchesThe Olympics, the presidential election and "Pokemon GO" are among Google's top trending searches of 2016. But it was Powerball that topped the list, as the lottery handed out a $1.6 billion prize in January.
How To Spot A Fake Shopping AppThere are hundreds of fake apps floating around in app stores ahead of the holidays.
Review Finds Many Health Apps Don't Flag DangerDon't count on health apps in an emergency. A review showed that many don't warn users when they're in danger. The study found problems even with apps considered to be among the highest-quality offerings on the market.
NFL Games Coming To 'CBS All Access' AppNFL games are coming to CBS All Access thanks to a new deal announced today by the television network and the professional football league. The multiyear deal begins this Sunday, December 4.
More Than 1,000,000 Google Accounts Hit By MalwareResearchers say more than one million Google accounts have been breached by malware that infiltrated older Android devices.
Facebook Adds Free Games To Messenger AppFacebook is adding the option to play games with your contacts in its messaging app beginning Tuesday. You can access the feature in the latest version of the app by tapping the game controller icon.
NHTSA Wants Phone Makers To Lock Apps For DriversThe government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone who is driving a car. The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by distracted drivers.
Lyft Ditching Moustaches For Light-Up BeaconsRide-hailing service Lyft, the underdog rival to Uber, is getting rid of its iconic pink moustache logo and replacing it with something more useful. The new beacons can communicate with people's smartphones.