Don’t have an Android device? Don’t worry. Google has ways of keeping you in the family. Just check out the latest update to Google Hangouts.
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Facebook has agreed to acquire Parse, a two-year-old company that provides back-end support for cross-platform apps, the companies said today.
App analytics upstart App Annie put together a good-looking infographic that conveys that Amazon’s app store has a lot of catching up to do relative to the Google and Apple stores, but plenty of ropes to grab to help it get there.
Over the past year, the share of teens who say Facebook is the most important social media site for them has fallen nearly 10 percent, according to a study of teen consumer habits by the investment banking firm Piper Jaffray.
Google, BlackBerry, Earthlink and Red Hat today petitioned the Federal Trade Commission to crack down on companies whose chief business is enforcing patents held by individuals. The move came one day after cloud host Rackspace announced that it was suing one such patent assertion entity, IP Nav, for violating a previous agreement that both companies would provide 30 days notice before suing over a group of contested patents.
Apple is the dominant maker of smartphones sold in the United States, and its operating system continues to hold its ground against Android, according to data released today by comScore.
At the fight to be the dominant video-sharing app, Twitter weighed in heavy with Vine, but App.net signaled its intention to keep fighting today with the app Climber, designed for its subscription-based social network.
Google will now allow users to sign in to third-party apps using their Google+ log-in, the company said today.
For the third consecutive Friday afternoon, a major tech company has revealed that it was hacked. Today, it was Microsoft’s turn.