A meta-analysis of user numbers from various sources shows that Facebook is not losing users in the United States, but other markers suggest waning interest in the social network.
Yahoo has acquired the flight search engine MileWise and the Web and mobile polling app GoPollGo.
Yahoo continues its buying spree, announcing today that it had acquired Astrid, a Web- and mobile-based productivity app.
Both Uber and Hailo have been cleared to start operating their e-hail taxi services in New York City, but SideCar is still sidelined. The city and the service have been on a collision course since SideCar launched in the Big Apple in March, which came to a head this weekend when two drivers were ticketed.
Foursquare is looking for advertisers to participate in its efforts to retarget ads to Web users based on their check-ins and to serve up interstitial ads in its mobile apps, according to a leaked pitch deck for advertisers.
Over the last few days, Facebook has sent several modifications to its Home “uber-app” directly to users’ phones, rather than through the Google Play store; but with a few clicks of the keyboard, Google has said no more.
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.
Tumblr released an update for iOS today that allows users to share a post using other social media without leaving the app.