Stories tagged: apps
Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
You use apps for just about everything. Do you use them for cannabis?
Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
Facebook said Friday that it has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Zao is only available in China. After launching Friday, the app quickly gained popularity and was the most downloaded iPhone app in China on Monday, according to data and analytics …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018
The Mead School District has been using a smartphone app to keep connected with parents for the last two years.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018
The Supreme Court seemed ready Monday to allow an antitrust lawsuit to go forward that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018
Apple is at the Supreme Court to defend the way it sells apps for iPhones against claims by consumers that the company has unfairly monopolized the market.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
Last year, it took Hurricane Harvey and Irma – two of the worst natural disasters in American history – to make Zello the most downloaded app online.
Wed., June 13, 2018
Apple’s recently updated policy for developers on its App Store now prohibits apps from selling information collected from your address book to other people.
Mon., May 14, 2018
Facebook said Monday morning it had suspended roughly 200 apps amid an ongoing investigation prompted by the Cambridge Analytica scandal into whether services on the site had improperly used or …
Wed., March 28, 2018
Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor’s orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.
Sat., March 17, 2018
Planning out how to arrange furniture in your home – or plants in your garden – used to involve a pencil, graph paper, a measuring tape and a lot of …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017
Help is coming, if slowly. Over the past year, prodded by the government, cellphones have added new tools to counteract unwanted “robocalls.” The Federal Communications Commission has proposed letting phone …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017
Amazon has started offering refunds to consumers for unauthorized in-app purchases made between November 2011 and May 2016, the Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday. During that time, children spent more …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017
Google is providing the latest peek at its digital services and gadgets, initially offering a major focus on its efforts to extend artificial intelligence features into more of its apps …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017
A battered news industry can find some flickers of hope in a survey that gauges public willingness to pay for journalism, as long as its leaders plan judiciously.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017
Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones – which could explain why they’re the biggest …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016
If you’re looking to save a few bucks at the mall while holiday shopping, charge up the smartphone and bring these apps with you.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car.
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
Making video games is the realization of a longtime dream for Spokane Valley resident Jason Stock. “There was this new mobile thing, that you could do it yourself,” Stock, 36, …
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014
The future is here, and it’s sweaty and integrative. The treadmills at Eastern Washington University’s fitness center are outfitted with touch-screen modules that lets gym users track their workouts – …
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014
A babbling 6-month-old baby should be able to string vowels together. A 3-year-old should be able to hold a simple conversation. Parents and caregivers familiar with the milestones of development …
Thu., June 12, 2014
Companies around the globe are creating apps that allow users to shop, play games, connect, manage bank accounts, share photos or watch videos on their mobile devices. Kochava, a Sandpoint …
Thu., July 11, 2013
Would you like directions to the nearest Spokane Valley pool, or a map showing nearby restaurants? There’s an app for that. This week the city of Spokane Valley is launching …
Sun., May 22, 2011
Growing use of smartphone applications, field access to the Internet and recordings to flush out bird species for better viewing and photography could be impacting the survival of some birds. …