Uber has struck a deal with one of the largest independent robo-advisors in the world to help its drivers better manage their money. The car-ride app has partnered with Betterment to offer drivers access to traditional or Roth Individual...Show More Summary
Pinterest Inc. on Tuesday said it had acquired article-bookmarking app Instapaper. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
Google secretly acquired the team at mobile app development startup Apportable more than a year ago, VentureBeat has learned. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but multiple sources have said that it was an acqui-hire. Apportable was founded in 2011 by former Cooliris consultant Collin Jackson and former Webroot software engineer Ian Fischer to […]
Motorola's phones have stayed relatively free of any pre-loaded apps, but that's changing now as part of a new patent cross-licensing deal between Lenovo and Microsoft. The move will see select Lenovo and Motorola phones offering the...Show More Summary
Microsoft has announced that it’s acquired Genee, a productivity app that launched in beta last year and focused on automating the task of scheduling meetings. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Genee allowed users to set up meetings without having to consult a calendar. Show More Summary
Recap of the best posts and deals from across the web including: Office Depot's better than expected Visa gift card deal, a Sapphire Reserve app mistake, activating your Reserve benefits, good IHG offers & much more.
It’s a new week, and you know what that means — new deals on awesome tools and tech. This week, we’re rounding up discounts on a massive bundle of apps for creative workflow, a super useful productivity timeline tool, along with a sleek iPhone charging dock and a set of smart trackers for keys and […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Reports suggest that Twitter might launch its app on Apple TV, which will allow users of Apple TV to view Twitter’s live streaming content. While the National Football League games (which Twitter gained live streaming rights for earlier this year) are already available on Apple TV, users need to pay [...]
Snapchat could help you organize a night out with friends or get a digest of the day’s news thanks to its acquisition of mobile search startup Vurb. TechCrunch caught wind of the impending deal over the weekend and now The Information reports Snapchat is in the closing stages of talks to pay $110 million for Vurb (75 percent stock, 25 percent cash). Show More Summary
Social media service trying to launch app on set-top box.
A recap of the best posts and deals from this week including a crazy AA adventure, visiting the Olympics, free credit card spend for rent, new credit cards and much more!
Want to develop Android apps and games (and possibly discover new revenue streams)? You can with The Complete Android Game & App Developer Bundle, a collection of two courses bursting at the seams with hours of practical training, now over 90% off the retail price for Kotaku readers. More »
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Star Walk 2 is a fantastic Windows 10 app for learning the position of stars, planets, constellations, comets, nebulae and more. Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, the app uses real-time motion tracking to chart the skies on your device, making it easier to identify astrological events. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal has agreed to make customized episodes of The Tonight Show, ''Saturday Night Live and several other shows for Snapchat under a multiyear deal between the broadcast network and social media app. In return, NBC plans to develop and sell advertising packages that include Snapchat as part of the deal.
Google just announced the acquisition of Orbitera, a startup that helps other startups sell their software to businesses, almost like an app store for the enterprise. TechCrunch's Ingrid Lunden places the value of the deal at " justShow More Summary
If you have a relatively recent Samsung Galaxy smartphone, your phone works with the Gear VR, a mobile virtual reality headset that clips said phone into place and runs an Oculus app with a bunch of different games and virtual reality experiences. The headset is usually over $150, but you can find it for as little as $88 today through this deal. More »
You know what makes a Mac even better? Quality apps! Today, we’re looking at three heavily discounted pieces of Mac software that you can get right now on MakeUseOf Deals. Whether you need a fantastic way to edit PDF files, you need a quality OCR scanner, or you want to run Windows software, these apps have you covered. Show More Summary
Build your mobile app development skills with this extensive series of online training for coders wanting to build apps for iOS 10. In all, there’s over 200 lectures and 30 hours of content which cover topics…
I've written in the past about LoungeBuddy, an app that helps travelers navigate the world of airport lounges. Not only does LoungeBuddy provide great info in terms of what lounges are available to you, where they're located, and user...Show More Summary