Yahoo! Adds Social Features To Its Renamed Mobile AppYahoo! has overhauled its newly renamed primary app for smartphones and tablets by emphasizing social features aimed at people who like to share and chat about news topics online.
FCC Delays Vote On Much-Disputed Cable Box RulesFederal regulators have delayed a vote on requiring cable and satellite TV companies to make free apps to bypass the need for cable boxes. Consumers could potentially save hundreds of dollars each year if they don't have to buy or rent a cable box.
WhatsApp To Share Your Phone Number With FacebookMessaging service WhatsApp said that it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook. This means that WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads on the social media service.
Tinder Use Up Among Rio Olympic AthletesAway from the games, some Olympians are looking for a different kind of match. Athletes are increasingly using apps like Tinder as they look to have fun and escape the pressures of competition in Rio de Janeiro.
Macy's Testing AI For 'Mobile Companion' AppMacy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store that they're in, like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock.
Snapchat Introduces New Way To Save Old SnapsThe tool, called Memories, lets you save content on Snapchat that was previously ephemeral. This includes photos, videos or photo montages called "stories." You can later scroll through them or send them to your contacts.
Fine Print Says Uber Not To Blame For Unsafe DriversWhen you catch a ride using Uber, you do so at your own risk. Under terms and conditions that riders agree to -- but few read -- at sign up, the ride-hailing company says that they aren't legally liable for the quality of their service.
5 Travel Apps You'll Need For Your Next TripIf you are planning a trip soon, arm yourself with the latest apps. Many of the apps available will help make your vacation go so much smoother and help you make tons of memories to take home with you.
Apple To Start Showing Ads In App StoreApple said that it will start showing paid ads when people search for apps in its popular mobile store. The company is also encouraging app makers to sell more apps on a subscription basis.
Smartphone Health: Apple Releases Software For Medical AppsApple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions — from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression.
FTC Rules Amazon Is Liable For In-App ChargesA federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Amazon is liable for in-app purchases made by children, the latest development in a suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in 2014.
Nintendo Providing Mii Time In First Mobile AppFor its inaugural lunge into the mobile gaming business, Nintendo isn't relying on bouncy plumber Mario or sword-wielding hero Link. Instead, the Japanese gaming giant is looking to its legions of cutesy avatars.