It’s not just Google Maps that’ll be missing from iOS 6: Apple confirmed today that its YouTube app will also be dropped in the new operating system, but it will eventually be replaced by a new YouTube app from Google.
Today Nuance announced Nina, a collection of personal assistant technologies that will bring Siri-like functionality to customer service mobile apps for the likes of banks and insurance companies.
Google is continuing its crusade against corporate redundancy by killing another set of products — including its Listen podcast app.
If you felt a little woozy after your latest gadget spending spree, you might want to sit down for this number: $2.1 trillion. That’s how much consumers worldwide are expected to spend this year on tech toys and services, according to Gartner Research.
Educational app-store-inside-the-app-store KinderTown is releasing data about which educational apps parents want for their kids, based on over 120,000 parental app searches.
Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer announced today that iTunes store revenue was $1.8 billion for the third quarter of 2012, which is down $100 million from last quarter, in which Apple took in $1.9 billion.
API-management startup Mashery announced $10 million in new funding today to expand its part in what it calls the “post-website era.” The firm’s API Management platform is now used by Fortune 100 companies such as ABC News, ESPN, and Cisco.
Appagedon is over, for now. Apps are once again being downloaded from Apple’s app store, they’re working, and all is well in Apple’s app-dom.
The fifth leading cause of death in America is not cars, cancer, or camping in the woods with buxom beauties while listening to creepy music.
Big data often means big complexity. But CloudMine, the backend-as-a-service infrastructure for apps, just launched this weekend to take the pain out of data management for app developers.
The Online Publisher’s Association just released the results of a new study on tablet owners’ use and purchase habits. The news is good if you’re a magazine, not so much if you’re a newspaper. But it’s all good if you’re an app developer.