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Tamagotchis Are Coming to Your Phone: Slowly Kill Them at Your Leisure

(AV CLUB) by William Hughes – After decades of being confined to little plastic eggs (and the occasional, usually Japan-only video game), nostalgia-rich pet simulators Tamagotchi are finally coming to

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VW Looks for More Revenue From Ride-Hailing Apps, Mobility Services

By Andreas Cremer BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> is looking at on-demand mobility services such as smartphone ride hailing to earn a “notable share” of future revenues as the carmaker

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Mondelez to Create More Apps, Online Videos in Advertising Shift

By Melissa Fares (Reuters) – Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc’s “Twist, Lick, Dunk” mobile application has been such a success that the snack company plans to roll out similar

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Facebook Expands Ads on Third-Party Apps, Websites to Beyond Users

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said its customers’ ads would now be visible on third-party apps and websites to everyone who has ever visited its website, and not just to users

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Crowdsourcing App Could Help National Security

(Reuters) – A new free smart phone app that tracks drone signals close to airports or crowded events could help prevent unmanned aerial vehicles being used for nefarious purposes such

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App Ensures Tree Grown From Cremated Remains Stays Alive

(Reuters) – The concept of life after death is being given new meaning with a hi-tech invention which allows you to closely monitor the growth of a tree planted using

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LinkedIn Raises Forecast on Robust Demand for Hiring Services

By Kshitiz Goliya (Reuters) – LinkedIn Corp <LNKD.N>, the operator of the world’s largest online network for professionals, raised its 2016 revenue and profit forecast as demand rises for its

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Nintendo Sees Smartphone Games, New Console Pushing Up FY Profit

TOKYO/OSAKA (Reuters) – Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd said on Wednesday it expects operating profit to rise 36.9 percent in the year through March 2017, as the videogame maker plans to

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Word Lens Has Moved to Google Translate App

Augmented Reality app Word Lens translates foreign languages using the camera in smartphones.  While the technology has been around since 2010 and was last updated in January 2015, it’s still

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UAE Mobile App Helps Children with Autism

(Reuters) – Babnoor, the first Arabic language app of its kind, launches in the UAE, aiming to help children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Liane Wimhurst reports.   Living

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