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Snapchat wants to break the news of who is elected President in 2016

The photo-sharing and messaging app has launched content channels and hired a CNN vet as it gears up to become a full-blown news service by the 2016 election.

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Facebook adds free video calling to Messenger

The feature works over Wi-Fi and LTE, taking aim at other video solutions like Google Hangouts.


Apple Pay rival CurrentC coming in mid-2015

The payments platform operated by major US retailers is testing Bluetooth and barcode technologies.

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Survey: A majority of Apple Pay users encounter problems

Issues include terminals that are out of order and transactions that take too long to complete.

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How Messenger chats factor into what you see in Facebook's News Feed

Engineers shed light on Facebook's ranking algorithm during a talk at F8.

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MacBook makes a case for wireless docking -- but too soon

The single-port laptop could have used some wire-free tools that haven't hit the mainstream yet

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7 smartphone rules changed this week

The FCC and FTC have been on a roll lately, using their power to side with smartphone users. Here's what you need to know.

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Twitter's Vine Kids app is amusing for grownups too

Vine's new kid-oriented app likely has bigger plans.

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iPhone 6 sales boost Apple's smartphone OS market share

The gains came at the expense of Android.


KappoBike wants to make ride tracking fun and turn data into better cycle lanes too

KappoBike sets itself apart from other ride trackers with in-game power-ups to boost scores -- and uses aggregate data to help city planners.

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Apple and IBM reveal 10 iOS apps that aim to change the way you work

Apple and IBM are combining design and data analysis to create a new suite of enterprise tools for every industry from air travel to government.

App Invasion: Spring will change the way you shop on your iPhone

This app deserves major props for redefining the mobile checkout before we had even heard of Apple Pay.

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First Apple-IBM enterprise products coming next month

The initial offerings will target banking, government, retail and three other sectors.