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Facebook accidentally launches Snapchat competitor Slingshot

But promptly pulls it from the App Store

Tue Jun 10 2014, 12:23

Google releases its first 64-bit Chrome web browser

Faster and more stable than 32-bit

Wed Jun 04 2014, 15:49

Facebook will soon know what you’re listening to

Social network launches music and TV discovery service

Thu May 22 2014, 11:44

Free Software Foundation slams Mozilla's decision to adopt Adobe DRM

If it loves Adobe, it should marry it

Fri May 16 2014, 15:09

Facebook for iPhone version 10.0 irks users with hidden ‘Most Recent’ feature

But adds option to post statuses when offline

Thu May 15 2014, 15:56

Facebook admits mobile mistakes with closure of Poke and Camera apps

Firm couldn't compete with Snapchat and Instagram

Mon May 12 2014, 10:57

UK music streamer Bloom.fm shuts its doors

Long term investor pulls money rug out from under outfit

Thu May 01 2014, 12:38

Apple reportedly will bake Shazam into iOS 8

Looks to bolster music smarts as iTunes download sales slip

Thu Apr 17 2014, 16:16

Microsoft Office for iPad sees 12 million downloads in a week

But subscription numbers remain a mystery

Fri Apr 04 2014, 10:28

Microsoft gives away ancient DOS and Word source code

Teams with Computer History Museum

Wed Mar 26 2014, 09:53

Mozilla releases Firefox 29 beta for Mac, Windows, Linux and Android

Tweaked user interface and improved syncing

Fri Mar 21 2014, 14:28

Toyota will use Apple Carplay at some future date

Might be 2015, but do not bet on it

Thu Mar 13 2014, 15:03

Whatsapp for Android gets a privacy update after Facebook buyout

Also allows users to pay for a friend's subscription

Tue Mar 11 2014, 10:46

SMS question and answer app fined £70,000 over blurry charges

It's all in the small print

Thu Mar 06 2014, 11:17

Flipboard acquires rival app Zite to challenge Facebook Paper

Buys app from CNN for an undisclosed sum

Wed Mar 05 2014, 17:03

App leads cyclist onto the M25 motorway

But the cyclist did the pedalling

Tue Feb 25 2014, 15:30

Microsoft renames online Office suite as Office Online

It's dead clever 'cause the name tells you what it is

Thu Feb 20 2014, 11:34

Netflix for Android gets Post-Play feature for easier binge-watching

Feature is also coming to Google's Chromecast

Mon Jun 09 2014, 12:17

Microsoft and Salesforce smoke a peace pipe with Windows partnership

Roadrunner and Wile E Coyote also 'set for reconcilliation'

Fri May 30 2014, 10:48

Facebook plans Slingshot app to rival Snapchat

Following failed $3bn takeover offer

Mon May 19 2014, 11:26

Gmail becomes first Android app to see one billion downloads

But unlikely has one billion users

Fri May 16 2014, 14:23

Google Maps update for web, iOS and Android adds UK public transport routes

17,000 boat, ferry, train and tram routes now available

Wed May 14 2014, 10:17

Google updates Maps for iOS and Android with Uber integration

Update also adds offline mode, improved public transport information

Wed May 07 2014, 10:24

Facebook picks up iOS and Android fitness tracking app Moves

Firm promises not to share data with the social network

Thu Apr 24 2014, 16:57

BBC iPlayer downloads arrive on Android smartphones and tablets

Available to all running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above

Wed Apr 16 2014, 12:44

Oracle launches NoSQL 3.0 with emphasis on security and safety

Allows distribution to secondary servers when it's all getting too much

Thu Apr 03 2014, 10:14

Four plead guilty to selling $700,000 of counterfeit Android apps

Appbucket crew takes a fall

Tue Mar 25 2014, 14:58

Antisocial Cloak app will save you from people you don't like

Get all Harry Potter on those who shall not be named

Fri Mar 21 2014, 09:17

Flappy Bird might return to iOS and Android

This time with a health warning

Wed Mar 12 2014, 14:57

Samsung Galaxy S5 will ship with free Android app bundle worth $500

In the US, at least

Mon Mar 10 2014, 10:47

Gmail for iOS gets a major update but users are not happy

Users bemoan performance and battery drain issues

Thu Mar 06 2014, 09:49

Facebook Messenger lands on Windows Phone to challenge BBM

Microsoft continues to boost lackluster app selection

Wed Mar 05 2014, 12:37

Opera announces Max Android app to squeeze more data from mobile plans

Claims 50 percent more bang for your buck

Mon Feb 24 2014, 13:46

BBM 2.0 brings Voice and Channels to iOS and Android today

Also delivers location sharing, Dropbox support and new emoticons

Thu Feb 13 2014, 16:06

Apple acquires social mapping service Spotsetter to bolster Maps

Had some change left from Beats buyout

Mon Jun 09 2014, 11:36

Google rolls out Android enterprise features following Divide buy

Wastes no time to Divide and conquer

Thu May 22 2014, 12:57

Google brings Hangouts to Outlook, but has no love for Mac users

Plugin requires Windows 7 or Windows 8

Mon May 19 2014, 11:03

Adobe Creative Cloud flounders as promotion spreads

Acrobut, Lightoff and Photoshut

Fri May 16 2014, 10:24

Office for iPad hits 27 million downloads despite negative App Store reviews

Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint apps reach milestone in less than two months

Tue May 13 2014, 12:07

Google outs Docs, Sheets and Slides apps for iOS to rival Microsoft Office

Free productivity suite also arrive on Android

Thu May 01 2014, 13:26

Opera's gesture-based Coast web browser arrives on the iPhone

Promises to outperform Safari and Google Chrome

Thu Apr 24 2014, 15:11

Microsoft Office Online comes to Google's Chrome web browser

Has the world gone topsy turvy?

Tue Apr 15 2014, 16:13

Firefox surrenders second place browser position to Google Chrome

More users are outed as chromesexual

Wed Apr 02 2014, 13:52

Apple rumoured to be readying Spotify rival

Reports of streaming plans surface as downloads dip

Mon Mar 24 2014, 15:17

Popcorn Time movie streamer pops back into life

The fan done menace

Tue Mar 18 2014, 11:06

Microsoft maps New York’s complainers

I’m moaning Herehere

Tue Mar 11 2014, 12:22

Samsung’s Milk music service takes on Apple's iRadio and Spotify in the US

Free with no ads, for a limited time

Mon Mar 10 2014, 09:47

Yahoo picks up micro video highlight reel outfit Vizify

Internet search and advertising firm keeps investing

Thu Mar 06 2014, 09:26

Blackberry reveals BBM for iOS and Android will get group photo messaging

Firm ups its game to rival iMessage and Whatsapp

Mon Mar 03 2014, 13:09

Google Currents is dead, long live Google Play Newsstand

Not so current now

Thu Feb 20 2014, 13:25
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