Apps & Software

Why an Extra $600 Million Will Help Zynga Bring in New Talent for Better (or More) Games

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) is embarking on the sale-leaseback strategy to raise cash. The company might not need the cash today, given its close to $250 million in cash at ...
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Boeing Warns on 737 MAX Sensor Following Indonesian Crash

Late Tuesday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said in a statement that it had issued a bulletin to operators of the company's 737 MAX 8 passenger jet "directing operators to existing ...
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Get Ready for the Summer Sequel to Pokemon Go

Remember those wondering knots of people who downloaded the Pokemon Go game to their iPhones last summer? Well get ready for the summer 2017 sequel, with additional features added to ...
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Massive Attack on Google Play May Have Reached 36 Million Users

Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google Play product has been the target of a huge malware attack which has affected as many as 36 million users. Google Play allows Android OS ...
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Amazon Continues Aggressive Marketing of Echo Dot Via Discounts

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) continues to aggressively press its voice controlled device business, most recently offering discounts on the second generation of its Echo Dot product. The new promotion is "buy ...
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YouTube Viewership Hits a Billion Hours of Content a Day

On YouTube's official blog, Cristos Goodrow, vice president of engineering at YouTube, the huge video site, owned by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), reported its traffic had reached a remarkable milestone: A ...
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Google Assistant Moves To Wide Range Of Android Phones

Alphabet's (NASDAQ: GOOG) Google Assistant will move to a large number of Android based phones. The blog announcement: Everyone needs a helping hand sometimes. Enter the Google Assistant, which is ...
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10 Most Downloaded Free Apple Apps

The most downloaded apps at Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) iTunes don't change much. They are dominated by games and software from America's largest tech companies. These are the ten most downloaded ...
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Symantec Pays $2.3 Billion for ID Security Firm LifeLock

Late Sunday afternoon cyber security firm Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) and LifeLock Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) announced that they had reached a definitive agreement for Symantec to acquire LifeLock for about ...
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Where Do All Those Mobile Apps Come From?

In June of 2008, there were a grand total of 800 apps at Apple's App store from which an iPhone user could choose. Just over five years later, in October 2013, ...
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China Downloads More Apple Apps Than US

A website called App Annie claims the Chinese downloaded more Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) apps from the Apple App Store than Americans did in the third quarter, as measured by ...
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Jefferies Q4 Software Stocks to Buy With Big Upside Potential

For five long years, many of the top software companies in the United States have battled currency headwinds as the dollar has remained elevated, but for the time being those headwinds ...
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iPhone 7 Jet Black Available Nationwide

Consumers believed that the waiting line, either in stores or online, for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 7 jet black version would be long and the phone hard to ...
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Uber Is the World’s Most Valuable Startup

Silicon Valley has produced some of the world's most profitable companies. With the prospect of becoming the next Facebook or Google, tech startups are often able to raise billions of ...
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PC Sales Fall, as Apple Crumbles

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has a new problem. Sales of the Mac have started to fall, which makes it no better off than the personal computer (PC) companies with which ...
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