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Amazon Awarded Legal Win In 'App Store' Spat

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected part of Apple Inc's lawsuit against Inc's use of the term App Store, ruling Ap...

Apple Fined For Pirated Content Found In App Store

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese court has fined Apple Inc 1 million yuan ($160,400) for hosting third-party applications on its App Store that were sel...

GPS For The Soul: App Available For Download

Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Hold on to your hats and brace yourself to ... stress less. The GPS for the Soul app is officially available for download on the iTunes App Store. ...

Color Me App-le

Shruti Eva Saini | Posted 01.21.2013 | Business
Shruti Eva Saini

It's no wonder why the app store runneth over -- brands want to be the scene stealer in this crucial mobile chapter of their consumer's storyline or, at the very least, have a supporting role in this digital act. But getting it right can be a tricky song and dance.

Amazon: You Don't Have A Trademark On 'App Store,' Apple!

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 11.26.2012 | Technology

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Inc has asked a federal judge to throw out Apple Inc's false advertising claim in a lawsuit ...

3 Ways App Stores Benefit the Tech-Savvy, Mobile Workforce

Chris O'Connor | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business
Chris O'Connor

It's all about familiarity and convenience while on the go. So how will the advent of Facebook's App Center as well as other booming app stores across platforms benefit the mobile workforce?

Comparing the First Four Years of the App Store to the Early Commercial Web

Brad Spirrison | Posted 09.10.2012 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

What the App Store did for mobile media consumption in many ways parallels what Netscape did for the commercial web in the mid-90s.

Gerry Smith

Apple Pulls First Malicious App To Enter App Store | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.06.2012 | Technology

Apple has removed an app from its App store that could steal users' phonebooks to launch text message spam, marking the first time that malicious soft...

Craig Kanalley

iPad App That Gave Voiceless A Voice Pulled From App Store | Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.13.2012 | Technology

A little girl has become the face of an embattled iPad app giving those with speech problems the ability to speak. Maya Nieder, a 4-year-old in New...

Switching Channels: How Apple TV Apps Will Compare to the First Wave of iOS Hits

Brad Spirrison | Posted 08.07.2012 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

Yet while the economic and pop-cultural impact of an Apple TV app ecosystem has the potential to exceed (if not dwarf) what exists for iPhones and iPads, don't expect a rerun of 2008 and the early days of the App Store. Here's why.

Apple Adds New Features To App Store

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.25.2012 | Technology

This week the Apple App Store rolled out its new "Editors' Choice" and "App Of The Week" features, both of which highlight apps for users and promise ...

Why Apple Is the True Legacy of Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show

Brad Spirrison | Posted 07.23.2012 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

Like The Tonight Show, the App Store is not just about blockbusters, but also more niche titles that appeal to a variety of tastes.

Classic Toy Makers Get Creative In The Digital Age

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.18.2012 | Small Business

For the toy industry, times have been tough. Sales at some of the biggest companies like Mattel and Hasbro have fallen as toy makers compete for the s...

The 7 Creepiest Apps Ever

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.07.2012 | Technology

Social discovery apps like Highlight can be great tools for those looking to connect and meet up with people around them, even if meeting for the firs...

iPad Owners: Beware Of App Store Fraud

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.16.2012 | Money

For new iPad owners, a word from those who have come before you: Fraud at Apple's App Store, the brand's virtual mall for digital merchandise, is out ...

Someone's About To Win $10,000

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 05.03.2012 | Technology

Someone is about to win $10,000. Just over two weeks after announcing a countdown to 25 billion app downloads, Apple has revealed that the mileston...

Older Apple Devices Can't Download Apps?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Our Aol sister site Engadget reports that Apple appears to have fixed the bug, and that users running iOS 3.1.3 are again able to download app...

The Critical Juncture in Children's Mobile Media

Daniel Donahoo | Posted 01.15.2012 | Education
Daniel Donahoo

If we as parents, educators and developers want to maintain quality children's educational apps, it's time to take a step back and reassess our expectations: $.99 is not sustainable.

Gerry Smith

Apple Punishes Researcher For Finding Potential Security Flaw | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

In the cybersecurity world, most hackers fall into two categories. "Black hats" exploit flaws to cause chaos. "White hats" report flaws so they can be...

Steve Jobs and the Art of Transforming our Lives

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 12.10.2011 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

I was told Steve Jobs was ill. I noticed his frail appearance at WWDC 2011 but dismissed the hoopla around his health. I never doubted for a second th...

Apple Pulls Allegedly Racist App

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology

By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Inc. has removed a mobile app, called "Jew or Not Jew?", from its online App Store in France. The...

Rod Kurtz

What Are Your Favorite Apps? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

Whether you're loyal to iPhone, BlackBerry or Android, most of us can't imagine being separated from our trusty smartphones for more than a few minute...

Amazon's New iPad App Sidesteps Apple App Store Restrictions

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Inc. on Wednesday revealed new video and book-reading services that are designed for the iPad but bypa...

Apple's Milestone, Gadget Car Crashes, And More Must-See Stats

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

"Numbered," our weekly digits digest, is bringing you the numbers behind the news. This feature highlights the top new stats, facts, and figures to...

Apple Loses Bid To Protect 'App Store'

Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge denied Apple Inc's attempt to quickly stop online retailer Inc from using the "App Store" name, ac...