Fortnite-Maker Epic Games Targets Apple's 'Walled Garden' App Store In Landmark LawsuitThe maker of the wildly-popular Fortnite video game, Epic Games, portrayed Apple’s lucrative app store Monday as both a "walled garden" and a price-gouging monopoly in opening arguments in a trial that may reshape the technological landscape.
Google Joins Apple In Banishing Alt-Right Social Network From App StoreTech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store.
Star Wars Movies To Be Available For Digital Download On iTunes, AmazonAfter years of waiting for Star Wars fans, Lucasfilm will make the entire saga available for digital download.
Where To Watch 'The Interview' Streaming Online Christmas Eve, and In Bay Area Theaters Christmas DayAfter pulling “The Interview” from theatrical release in the face of terrorist threats traced to North Korea, Sony confirms it is changing plans and releasing the film online on Christmas Eve and in limited theaters on Christmas Day after all.
Google Adds Mood Music In Hopes Of Luring Pandora, Spotify Listeners To PlayGoogle is adding mood music to the mix as it tries to lure listeners away from Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.
Apple Kills Weed Growing Game After It Climbs App Download ChartsApple 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.
Larry Magid: Apple Weeds Out Controversial AppApple 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.
Creator Of Wildly-Popular 'Flappy Bird' Game Withdraws App; Says It Ruined His LifeThe young Vietnamese creator of hit mobile game Flappy Bird has removed it from the App Store and Google Play saying it ruined his life.
Larry Magid: Sprint CEO Talks About Privacy, Unlimited DataAt the IFA technology show in Berlin, I conducted an on-stage interview with Sprint CEO Dan Hesse. He talked a lot about the issues facing carriers like Sprint, including privacy.
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.
Tech Report: Verizon Shutting Down App Store In JanuaryVerizon Wireless will shut down its app store come January. This should come as no surprise as Apple and Google have dominated smartphone app sales.
Google Rebrands Android Market Under New NameGoogle’s digital marketplace for mobile applications, music, movies and books is unifying under a new name in an effort to spruce up the shopping experience.