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A couple takes a 'selfie' outside Rockefeller Center on November 19, 2013 in New York City. Oxford Dictionary named 'Selfie' the new word of the year. The word is defined as 'a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.' The terms 'binge-watch' and 'twerk' were shortlisted. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

‘Selfie’ Fans Get Their Own Section Of Apple iTunes App Store

The ubiquity of cellphone users taking photos of themselves has prompted Apple to feature apps that specifically cater to selfies.


An employee plays the game Flappy Bird at a smartphone store in Hanoi on February 10, 2014. (Hoang Dinh/AFP/Getty Images)

Creator Of Wildly-Popular ‘Flappy Bird’ Game Withdraws App; Says It Ruined His Life

The young Vietnamese creator of hit mobile game Flappy Bird has removed it from the App Store and Google Play saying it ruined his life.


An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Says App Store Reaches 50 Billion Downloads

Apple said its customers have downloaded more than 50 billion applications from its App Store since its launch in 2008.


Apple Introduces A New iPad

Apple App Store Reaches 40 Billion Downloads

Apple’s App Store has reached a new milestone in total app downloads.


The new iPod Touch is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: App Developers Aren’t Protecting Children’s Privacy

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the latest report by federal officials found that app developers are still not doing enough to protect the privacy of kids.


The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Verizon Shutting Down App Store In January

Verizon Wireless will shut down its app store come January. This should come as no surprise as Apple and Google have dominated smartphone app sales.


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5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.


Microsoft Windows 7 runs on a Fujitsu tablet computer (Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Microsoft Plans For Launch Of Windows 8

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at Microsoft’s Windows 8 and how it might help the company compete in the tablet market with Apple.


The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Apple Sues Amazon Over App Store

Apple is suing, accusing the online retailer of using Apple’s “App Store” trademark to sell software for Android devices.


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Apple: 1 Million Downloads From Mac App Store On 1st Day

Apple says more than 1 million apps have been downloaded in the first day its Mac App Store has been open, a sign computer users are embracing idea of consuming software through their iTunes account.

CBS San Francisco–01/07/2011