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Yahoo Acquires San Jose Mobile App Developer Bignoggins

Yahoo acquired San Jose startup Bignoggins to help boost the Sunnyvale Internet company’s suite of mobile apps and services.

07/01/2013

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Adds 2 More Applications To Mobile Arsenal

Yahoo 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.

04/18/2013

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San Francisco Supervisor Seeks App To Keep Drivers From Being Towed

Having 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.

04/04/2013

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Tech Report: New App Tracks Kids Without Them Knowing

A 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.

03/29/2013

A taxi cab crosses Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco MTA Board Approves Taxi Smartphone App

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors voted Tuesday to build a mobile phone application to connect passengers to taxis throughout the city.

03/20/2013

An Apple ipad tablet displays app icons on its home screen. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: Privacy Pop-ups Coming To Your Apps

Soon you’ll be seeing privacy notices popping up on your mobile applications.

01/14/2013

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

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Acquires Mobile App Firm Stamped

Yahoo Inc. has purchased a mobile app developer, Stamped, the first acquisition under new CEO Marissa Mayer.

10/25/2012

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Tech Report: Shopping Startup Fab Grows Quickly

E-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.

10/12/2012

A customer walks into a Safeway store in San Anselmo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Safeway Discount Mobile App Raises Privacy Concerns

Safeway has unveiled a new mobile app, offering shoppers personalized discounts. While some enjoy the lower prices, others are concerned about privacy.

07/17/2012

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