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IBM Watson could be your Fantasy Football secret weapon, for a price

The supercomputer and one-time Jeopardy champion puts its analytical skills to work by summing up the buzz on NFL stars.

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Facebook said to be prepping Twitter-like news app for mobile

Facebook is reportedly creating a news app that delivers breaking news to users from partner news sources.

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Microsoft begins private beta of Skype for Business apps for iOS, Android

Microsoft begins sending out invitations to try out the new iOS and Android apps.

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Digium helps mobile apps communicate better with new SDKs

Developers no longer need to be signaling experts to add in-app communications features

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Microsoft doubles down on watch apps with Translator, Outlook and more

New apps bring productivity to users' wrists on Android Wear and Apple Watch

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Food delivery startup Sprig to turn driver contractors into employees

The changes come amid larger challenges facing on-demand startups

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Facebook gives businesses more ways to privately message users

Businesses can now respond to users' comments on Facebook via Facebook Messenger.

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Why SMS is still the best way to message with others from your smartphone

Plain ol' texting still beats out jumping between five different instant messaging apps to reach all your contacts.

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Yahoo Livetext offers texting with video...without sound

Can you hear me now? Not if you use this app.

PCWorld News

Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface

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Car and pedestrian collision? There'll soon be an app for that

The new system will alert drivers and pedestrians of potential collisions.

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Google stops using annoying 'interstitial' mobile app ads

Most users faced with one simply abandon the mobile site they were trying to visit, Google found

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Five to Try: Pac-Man is back in Championship Edition DX, and Jet arrives to take on Amazon

Load up on this week's most exciting new Android apps and games.