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Faebook apps just got a new way to reach out and touch ya: customized, real-time notifications. This is great news for app developers, because they can turn on notifications for any user that has authorized the app; no new permissions are required.
Hoo boy, what a week it was! Here’s what you missed:
Twitter tried out some positive reinforcement of the right way to cope with its API changes and rolled out Certified Products.
We rounded up the best apps for election
The new Kindle Fire is coming out on September 6, and we've just gotten a small clue about what may be in store for Amazon's wildly successful e-reader lineup.
In yet another financial PR blow, Facebook's revenue estimates from analysts at eMarketer have dropped to around $5 billion for 2012. Previously, the firm forecast revenues of $6 billion for the year.
AT&T has taken a cue from Apple and Microsoft and is focusing on its retail strategy, opening a glossy new flagship store this Saturday in Chicago.
Engineer Hanjuan Jin, born in China and naturalized in the U.S., has just been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing trade secrets from Motorola. Prosecutors say she was using Motorola technology to aid the Chinese military.
Twitter has created its very own Dean's List for vendors of Twitter-related products -- everything from Twitter analytics to Twitter API licensing. Called Certified Products, the program aims to connect these Twitter-approved services with the brands and developers that need them most.
Motorola is teaming up with Intel to unveil a new kind of device: Motorola smartphones with Intel chips inside, running the Android mobile operating system. The highly hyped handsets will be revealed in two and a half weeks.
Facebook and fitness. Who knew these two seemingly disparate pursuits would blend so magically together? But fitness apps (and social competition in fitness activities) have seen huge growth since app developers got access to Facebook Open Graph.
We've just been at Twitter's offices in San Francisco and can confirm that, at long last, Twitter HQ will be featured on the big, glowing screens in your living room.
Flipboard has announced a new milestone: The soccial tablet app has hit 20 million users and is gaining new faces at a rate of one new signup per minute.
Printer manufacturer Lexmark is in trouble today, announcing it is letting go of 1,700 workers and is killing off its struggling inkjet printer business.
Your wallet holds a lot more than just the "fun" plastic that lets you buy stuff. It also holds IDs, loyalty cards, public transportation passes -- and Google Wallet may soon hold all the same things.
If you've got customers, then you've got mobile customers, and Zendesk wants you to take good care of them wherever they are, even if they're on the go. To that end, the company pushed its cloud-based customer service software into the mobile world today.
Sauce Labs, the maker of web-app testing software, Sauce Labs has just announced its latest launch: app testing services for Android and iOS devices as well as Mac OS X. The service is so sexy it helped Sauce seal a $3 million funding deal.
Twitter.com has stopped displaying the names of third-party Twitter clients in tweets. It's an outward sign of the service's growing pains as it transitions from a consumer client free-for-all to a more locked down ecosystem.
Twitter uses and builds a fair amount of open-source software, so it wasn't too shocking when we read in our inboxes this morning that the social media startup has joined the Linux Foundation.
We are lovin' all the news from space lately, and it has our collective imagination fired up about other forms of life floating around the galaxy. Here's one way to calculate how many alien civilizations are out there.
Amazon and NBC have been getting down to business, and the fruits of their labors are more instant video offerings for Amazon Prime customers.