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Fashion Model Moonlights as App Developer, Despite Industry's Advice to 'Be Cooler' Lyndsey Scott even created a charmingly low-budget ad

Here's a new spin on geek chic: Lyndsey Scott is a Victoria's Secret model who moonlights as an app developer. With a double degree from Amherst in computer science and theater—along…

January 10, 2014, 10:45 AM EST

App Lets Fans Play New Call of Duty Game With Their Sports Heroes New spot for a new kind of multiplayer experience

Most gamers would say nothing beats the multiplayer experience—especially for a first-person shooter saga like Call of Duty, which just released its tenth installment, Ghosts, to millions of devoted fans. Some…

November 25, 2013, 1:53 PM EST

Winner of Salesforce's Hackathon Is Under Fire Upshot's $1M Dreamforce app may be a farce

The integrity of Salesforce’s hackathon event this week is being questioned after it was revealed that the winner, a former employee of the sponsor, may have built the app outside…

November 22, 2013, 4:18 PM EST

Who Killed the Magazine App? 97% of Newsstand apps are now free

The Association of Magazine Media (MPA), the magazine publishers trade group, this month reported some seemingly encouraging results for an industry that’s become all too used to bad news. While print…

October 20, 2013, 10:40 PM EDT

Brands Are Lining Up to Reach Locket’s 150,000 Users Mobile startup pays consumers to view ads

Locket, an Android app that pays users a penny each time they view an ad while unlocking their phones, may seem like a head scratcher of a business model. And…

September 29, 2013, 10:23 PM EDT

Niche News Apps Reign Supreme on Smartphones And other mobile readership stats

Mobile devices are fast becoming the preferred way for people to keep up on the news, but a new survey of consumers shows big usage differences by gender, app type…

September 11, 2013, 7:09 AM EDT

Twitter Killed All of These Second-Screen Apps Some have evolved, others are dying a prolonged death

Look at your smartphone. Scroll way down in the apps. See those five social TV apps you never use, or maybe the one you do use and the four you…

September 9, 2013, 10:03 PM EDT

Katy Perry Gives WhatsApp a Starring Role in Her New Video, Free of Charge She's apparently just a fan of the messaging service

Ever wonder exactly which messaging service Katy Perry uses to chat about being a champion while she’s taking a dump? Well, mystery solved: It’s WhatsApp. In just a few days,…

August 14, 2013, 8:19 AM EDT

Responsive Design Doesn't Replace Native Apps Publishers see role for both

The app won’t die. Despite the recent flood of attention to responsive Web design, with its promise to provide users a consistent experience across devices, publishers—even the most progressive—remain committed…

June 25, 2013, 12:16 AM EDT

Ad-Supported App to Bring CW Programming to Apple TV Net also announces new interactive digital channel

The CW Network will bring its programming to Apple TV with a new, ad-supported app, Deadline reported. The CW will be the first network to make its content available directly…

May 17, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT

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