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Uber targets emerging markets with pared app

Uber is the latest company to come up with a lightweight Android offering, which takes …

Instagram expands shopping feature

The 300 million people who use Instagram Stories everyday will now be able to shop …

Mapbox taps ex-Apple designer to lead AR effort

Mapbox, the company behind the maps in apps including Snap and Instacart, hired former Apple …

Eurosport app riddled with security flaws

Apps related to the upcoming Fifa World Cup are “highly intrusive” mobile security company Pradeo …

Rakuten extends US presence with Curbside buy

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten acquired Curbside, a US-based start-up which helps traditional merchants serve mobile-centric …

Facebook takes on Musical.ly with song feature

Facebook is testing a feature called Lip Sync Live which will let users choose songs …

Google turns Lens focus onto app market

Google Lens, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based feature built into many Android devices which gives users …

Uganda approves polemic app, mobile money taxes

Uganda’s government slapped a levy on users of WhatsApp, Viber, Skype and other communications apps, …

Pandora takes on rivals with family plan

Music streaming app Pandora debuted a new $15 per month family plan, in a bid …

Zynga acquires mobile game creator Gram Games

Zynga, the company behind popular mobile gaming app Words with Friends, made a play to …