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Senator demands answers about DOJ mobile phone surveillance planes

A program that reportedly tracks mobile phones from airplanes raises privacy concerns, Senator Markey says.

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Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

Project Squared will let users strike up ad hoc team meetings with audio, video conferencing, file sharing and text chat

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While most eye mobile for the bottom line, the Mormon church has higher goals

The church faces similar challenges but has different goals

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Yahoo acquires video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 million

The deal will make Yahoo's video ad platform the largest in the U.S., it says

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Instagram brings editing tools and more of your friends to the foreground

Photo captions and locations can now be edited after posting

Half a billion people now use Messenger, after Facebook forced them into it

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Several months after requiring the app, some users still lament the change

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AT&T extends network to Mexico with $2.5 billion lusacell acquisition

The deal is aimed at creating a unified network between the U.S. and Mexico

Facebook gives users more ways to filter their feeds

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Users can now see how prominently certain friends or pages appear in their feeds

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Cloud, mobile apps walk away with top honors at Web Summit

Industry conference highlights startups with original ideas

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Japanese translation app helps tourists shop, order food and more

Rolled out for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the app's 700 preset phrases can help users in situations such as shopping

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Workday's updated mobile app takes design cues from iOS, Android

Workday customers running iOS can upgrade now, but Android users will have to wait until the middle of next year

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Facebook wants to make push notifications less annoying

The company's Parse back-end platform now offers A/B testing to developers, which can use it to test Facebook mobile campaigns.

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Apologetic Microsoft unleashes Xim globally for Android, Win Phone

Worldwide availability of the photo-sharing app is coming soon for iOS devices