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Jul 12, 2014

Lyft delaying NYC launch of car-hailing service

After state officials took the controversial ride-sharing app to court Friday, the company put the brakes on its planned Friday night launch in Brooklyn and Queens, and announced it would work with the Taxi and Limousine Commission to comply with cit...

Jul 11, 2014

New Relic's analysis service goes live

Building on its successful platform for monitoring the performance of IT systems, New Relic now offers a service that collects and analyzes app performance data to provide more information about how effectively businesses are serving their customers....

Jul 11, 2014

FTC files suit against Amazon over accidental in-app purchases

For most parents, seeing a random $358 charge on their credit card bill would elicit a lot of questions...

Jul 11, 2014

BlackBerry's BBM comes to Windows Phone in beta form ahead of widespread launch

In response to “an incredible number of requests,” Blackberry will soon bring its BBM messaging app to Windows Phone. For now, the app is in a filled-up  closed beta , though you can register to join the waiting list . Blackberry says it will open th...

Jul 10, 2014

FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing alleging that the online retailer unlawfully billed parents millions of dollars for mobile in-app purchases accidentally made by their kids... #Federal Trade Commission

Jul 10, 2014

Microsoft asks for OneNote improvements

Microsoft began asking for suggestions to improve its OneNote note-taking app on Thursday, a strategy it has successfully employed with its Xbox game console. Microsoft launched two OneNote forums: one for users , the other for developers . On both, ... #Federal Trade Commission

Jul 11, 2014

Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court

An attempt by ride-sharing app Lyft to launch in New York City hit a speed bump when the state's Supreme Court granted an injunction preventing the company's planned launch Friday evening, state officials said... #Federal Trade Commission

Jul 11, 2014

State Granted Restraining Order Against Lyft

The app-driven car service had planned to launch In Brooklyn and Queens Friday evening... #Federal Trade Commission

Jul 11, 2014

New Apple Health app to feature pedometer, caffeine tracker

A new beta version of the Apple health tracking platform for iOS 8 boasts of a pedometer and the capacity to track caffeine intake... #Federal Trade Commission

Jul 11, 2014

What you need to know about Android permissions and rogue apps

Carefully monitoring permissions when installing an app is the best way to safeguard your privacy and pocketbook... #Federal Trade Commission