Mobile Apps

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Yahoo Acquires San Jose Mobile App Developer BignogginsYahoo acquired San Jose startup Bignoggins to help boost the Sunnyvale Internet company's suite of mobile apps and services.
Yahoo Adds 2 More Applications To Mobile ArsenalYahoo is taking the next step in its effort to make some of its most popular services more appealing and accessible to the growing audience connecting to the Internet on smartphones and tablets.
San Francisco Supervisor Seeks App To Keep Drivers From Being TowedHaving your car towed in San Francisco is a pricey proposition. Supervisor David Chiu has asked the San Francisco Police Department, the Department of Public Works and transportation officials to help find ways to prevent drivers from being towed.
Tech Report: New App Tracks Kids Without Them KnowingA company called If You Can has launched a new app to help parents monitor the whereabouts of their children using GPS and other location systems.
San Francisco MTA Board Approves Taxi Smartphone AppThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors voted Tuesday to build a mobile phone application to connect passengers to taxis throughout the city.
Melissa Griffin: Privacy Pop-ups Coming To Your AppsSoon you’ll be seeing privacy notices popping up on your mobile applications.
Tech Report: App Developers Aren’t Protecting Children’s PrivacyKCBS 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.
Yahoo Acquires Mobile App Firm StampedYahoo Inc. has purchased a mobile app developer, Stamped, the first acquisition under new CEO Marissa Mayer.
Tech Report: Shopping Startup Fab Grows QuicklyE-commerce startup Fab is quickly growing. The company, which uses flash sales to sell products, is expected to reach 8 million users in the next week.
ConsumerWatch: Safeway Discount Mobile App Raises Privacy ConcernsSafeway has unveiled a new mobile app, offering shoppers personalized discounts. While some enjoy the lower prices, others are concerned about privacy.
California AG, Mobile App Stores Reach Agreement To Protect PrivacySix companies have agreed to improve privacy protections for consumers who access the Internet through mobile apps