Electronics

Enterprise social comes roaring back

Enterprise social comes roaring back
You’ll be forgiven if you missed it, but lost in the avalanche of this year’s tech news, enterprise social software made an impressive comeback. Led by products like Slack, Workplace by Facebook and Microsoft Teams, a software category that had been langu...

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Facebook Live Audio makes talk radio social, starting with the BBC

Facebook Live Audio makes talk radio social, starting with the BBC
Book readings, interviews, and news radio are coming to Facebook thanks to its new Live Audio feature launching today with a few publishers and authors before opening up next year. A complement to its Facebook Live video streaming, it could bring audio-fi...

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Find free stopover vacations with AirWander flight search

Find free stopover vacations with AirWander flight search
Flying to London? You could spend three days in Amsterdam on the way for free or cheap. That’s the promise of AirWander, a new flight search engine for the adventurous. AirWander finds you inexpensive stopovers — essentially multi-day layovers when you ca...

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Facebook & Google dominate the list of 2016’s top apps

Mobile applications from Facebook and Google dominated the new list of the year’s top apps released today by Nielsen. Not surprisingly, Facebook again grabbed the number one spot on the list, with more than 146 million average unique users per month, and...

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Volkswagen purchases PayByPhone for parking

Volkswagen purchases PayByPhone for parking
PayByPhone, the app that lets you pay for parking (and parking tickets) with a smartphone, has been acquired by Volkswagen Financial Services. PayByPhone is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and operates in Canada, the US, France, Great Britain, Switz...

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BitTorrent Live’s “cable-killer” P2P video app finally hits iOS

BitTorrent Live’s “cable-killer” P2P video app finally hits iOS
Cable companies rule TV because they control the expensive wires and satellites that can deliver low-latency live content at scale. Cable companies can then dictate how much per monthly paying subscriber they offer the channel owners for access because th...

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Fitbit gets another holiday bump and much-needed breathing room

Fitbit gets another holiday bump and much-needed breathing room
The holidays have come and gone and — as usual — Fitbit got a bit of a lifeline.
Once again, everyone is buying Fitbits for gifts. We won’t know exactly how many, but if you just take a quick look at the download charts, Fitbit hit the top of the App Stor...

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