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Global Creative Icon Tor Myhren Is Leaving Grey for Apple

Tor Myhren, global chief creative officer at WPP Group's Grey and president of its New York flagship office, will leave the agency at year's end for a post at tech giant Apple.

Apple Lets Weed Apps Into Its Store After Petition from Pot Companies

Apples and pot have long been a popular combo—pot pipes fashioned out of apples are a thing—and now iPhones are a more versatile tool for enterprising marijuana fans. The company is lightening up when it comes to legal weed, lifting a ban on pot-focused apps.

Weed Apps Are Dazed And Confused Over Apple’s Unpredictable Policies

Weed tech companies have an Apple problem. They face uncertain rules when navigating its App Store policies, and now a petition is circulating asking the iPhone maker to lighten up.

Get Ready for More Mobile Ads on Your iPhones as Apple Launches New iAds

Apple is finally showing it is serious about mobile advertising. Its iAd business has gone through several iterations and struggled, and the company is now tapping the ad tech community to open the service widely so marketers can get access to its iPhones, iPads and computers.

‘Help, I’m Addicted to Kim Kardashian’s Game’

Kim Kardashian’s game is starting to take its toll. People are crying for help on anonymous social networks like Whisper to confess their addiction to this mindless app.

Popular Marijuana Game Gets Pulled by Apple

What a buzz kill, Apple. A popular pot-themed game, Weed Firm, has been removed from Apple’s iTunes App Store.The developer, Manitoba Games, had been riding high in the app charts at No. 1, but today Weed Firm vanished. The game doesn’t seem to be especially scandalous considering the rest of the video game industry, but Apple does often censor content.

QuizUp Tops 1 Million Downloads on Android, Too

QuizUp has more than one million Android signups since being made available on the mobile operating system on March 6, according to the count on Google’s Pla

Almost Extinct, Flappy Bird Priced on eBay for Thousands

How much would you pay to play Flappy Bird? That’s a question new fans must ask themselves, now that it’s no longer available for free via app stores. The developer stopped supporting the smartphone game and pulled it from Apple and Google stores over the weekend.

Are Apple’s App Store Rankings for Sale?

Apple has made a concerted effort to ensure its App Store is a pure meritocracy.

Facebook Launches Stand-Alone Messaging App

Facebook messaging just got a whole lot easier. Yesterday, the social networking site launched Facebook Messenger, a new app for iPhone and Android that allows the network’s users to send messages and texts without having to go through the full Facebook app.