Key fobs someday may be a thing of the past, at least for rental-car customers. Avis is testing a smartphone app that enables customers to order a vehicle, pay for it, unlock it and drive it away — all without… Read More ›
Apps, Social Media
The Walgreens mobile app, already one of the most popular retailer apps in the marketplace with tens of millions of users nationwide, has garnered a particularly robust following among older Americans — a demographic rarely associated with mobile app adoption…. Read More ›
Did you text? Sorry, I can’t see messages right now. Arianna Huffington locked my phone. The media tycoon turned wellness entrepreneur wants to keep you out of your phone, too, with a new app called Thrive. Its goal is to… Read More ›
A few major labels (Sony, Warner, Capitol and others) are reportedly suing Fit Radio, an app which streams music for workout routines, and provides cardio coaching. The app has been downloaded a million times from the Android store. Read more… Read More ›
Twitter has released research showing that it can help marketers better reach viewers when they’re watching live events, particularly sports, on TV. According to Twitter, data from comScore shows it is the only social network that gets a lift in… Read More ›
A new study finds that mHealth apps aren’t being used by people with chronic conditions, either because they don’t know about the apps or don’t think they’ll help. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
A contraceptive app is under fire after more than three dozen users experienced unplanned pregnancies. Read more at CNN.
A Google app that matches your face to artwork is wildly popular. It’s also raising privacy concerns
A Google app that matches people’s selfies to famous works of art and encourages users to share the side-by-sides on social media leaped to the top spot on the iTunes App Store charts this weekend, ahead of YouTube, Instagram and… Read More ›
The national digital platform will roll out a video-driven, live news app in conjunction with its national news desk in Washington. Read more at TVNewsCheck.
Credits cards and debit cards have chips in them to ward off fraud. But Dynamics is introducing a new Wallet Card today that can run circles around that technology. Read more at VentureBeat.