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Consensual Sex App ‘Good2Go’ Pulled From Apple Store

Good2Go prompted those considering sex to go on record with both their willingness and their sobriety level.

10/07/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

San Francisco Clamps Down On Monkey Parking App That Allows Drivers To Auction Public Parking Spots

San Francisco is putting the brakes on a mobile app that allows drivers to auction off their choice public parking spots to the highest bidder.

06/23/2014

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Instagram Unveils New Do-It-Yourself Photo Tools, Filter Enhancements, In 6.0 App Upgrade

Major updates to the Instagram version 6.0 apps mean you can now fine-tune every nuance of the old 20 filters.

06/05/2014

Apple yanks Weed Firm from App Store.

Apple Kills Weed Growing Game After It Climbs App Download Charts

Apple removed the iOS game Weed Firm from the App Store after it soared to the top of download charts while other similar games remain available.

05/22/2014

Palo Alto Apple Store (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple Weeds Out Controversial App

Apple has pulled the plug on one of its hottest apps, ‘Weed Firm’, which follows the adventures of a marijuana dealer, after the game quickly shot to the top of the App Store.

05/21/2014

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.

03/14/2014

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.

02/10/2014

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.

05/16/2013

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.

01/07/2013

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.

12/11/2012

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