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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

Men Are More Likely Than Women to Use Mobile Shopping Technology Gets it done faster

When it comes to mobile shopping, the gender gap is alive and well. Data from the DDB Life Style Study looked at mobile shopping patterns by gender and found that…

April 24, 2013, 6:30 AM EDT

Tumblr Finally Adds Ads to Mobile Apps Sponsored posts now appear in users' dashboards

A year after introducing sponsored posts to its desktop platform, Tumblr has finally integrated these ads into its iOS and Android apps, Forbes reported. Tumblr's Radar ad units are responsible for…

April 23, 2013, 2:21 PM EDT

Time Warner App Brings Apple Users 'TV Everywhere' Mobile offerings include 11 national networks, video on demand

Time Warner Cable is offering live, out-of-home TV for the first time on its TWC TV app for Apple mobile devices, according to Bloomberg. Content is only available to subscribers…

April 17, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

One in Four Teens Uses a Cellphone to Get Online Among adults, it's only 15 percent

Teens have been the most voracious online users for years. What’s changed in the past year is that they’re increasingly accessing the Internet on the go (thank Apple for that).…

April 16, 2013, 10:04 PM EDT

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