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Rogers dismissed the suit on Thursday on grounds that the plaintiffs hadn’t shown that they had purchased any of the apps in question. A lawyer confirmed that the claimants plan to re-file.

The... suit was originally filed in 2011 and accused Apple of attempting to create a monopoly by creating an ecosystem where apps were only available to download from the App Store/

The lawsuit also claimed t...

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The new policies, detailed on Apple’s developer portal, limits the collection of personal data when it comes to apps for kids and young children without parental agreement. 

This now... extends to the collection of photos, videos, and audio. Apple already had a limitation on name, address, and telephone number that remains in place, but the update expands the scope of “personal i...

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As MacRumors reports, the changes are designed so that Apple complies with the U.S. government’s... recently-expanded Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which stipulates that apps must not collect personal data from children under 13 years old without ‘verifiable parental consent’.<...

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The report, which is entitled Future App Stores: Discovery, Monetisation & Ecosystem Analysis 2013-2018, states that games will account for 40% of all downloads by 2017 and expects this trend to... see app stores improve “stickiness” by developing social functions for gameplay.

If that is good news for gaming app developers however, non-gaming folk will be alarmed to read that...

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A special website was set up as a result of a class action lawsuit filed against Apple in 2011 by parents upset their children unknowingly spent money on in-app purchases on iOS devices.

As a... result of the the lawsuit, Apple put new restrictions on when users have to input passwords for in-app purchases, but Apple still has to pay out money to those whose children bought virtual goods with...

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Wimbledon’s All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has released a new free app for the iPad that lets you navigate around the grounds via a photographic map, zoom in on specific courts and get updates... on the state of play. 

The app also lets you set up alerts to find out how your favorite players is doing.

“If you can’t come to Wimbledon, we want to try to make it the next...

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The recently launched workout app features Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez,. The latest financing round was led by Trinity Ventures and follows an earlier investment by Google Ventures.

FitStar’s... first app features video of Gonzalez leading users through several dozen exercises that can all be done without the assistance of any equipment. The app also responds to the user and customizes the difficulty of the exercises ba...

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Waze, which builds itself as the fastest-growing, community-based traffic and navigation app, uses crowd-sourcing (tips from drivers) to figure out where traffic jams are to give riders the quickest... route to get where they want to go.

Tony Cripps, principal analyst at Ovum said the acquisition is more than just an addition to Google’s portfolio.

“Waze also has the benefi...

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Of course there have been many high profile duds along the way (e.g. Facebook), so it’s not like getting in early is a guarantee of success. But now a new fantasy trading community called Wall... Street Magnate (WSM) let’s you try your hand at investing with no risk. 



The site uses real-world financial information to offer a realistic online experience of using current data...

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Video discovery app ShowYou is now offering content creators a way to more easily monetize their video streams within their apps.

Instead of a bunch of videos you like that people can... view individually,  everything you share is now part of a channel that ShowYou users can sit back and enjoy like a television network.

The company is also launching the ShowYou Channel...