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The Associated Press Begins Mobile App Ad Campaign

The Associated Press Begins Mobile App Ad Campaign

The Associated Press will begin running advertising aimed at consumers, according to The New York Times. The ads are intended to promote the A.P.’s mobile news app, called A.P. Mobile, which is available on Apple, Android, Blackberry and Windows phones. Though the A.P. has run ads before aimed at [Full Story…]

New York Times Discontinues Blackberry App

New York Times Discontinues Blackberry App

Recently, the New York Times Co.  decided that they will no longer be supporting their applications for Blackberry and the Palm Pre. Though the company has not ruled out developing an app for devices that will run on RIM's new operating system, BlackBerry 10, as of now BlackBerry users can only read [Full Story…]

Gov. Cuomo Does Not Use Email

Gov. Cuomo Does Not Use Email

NY Governor Cuomo will not communicate with his staff by email, according to the NY Daily News. If Cuomo cannot talk to his people on the phone or in person, than the only other way he communicates with them is by BlackBerry PIN to PIN messaging system. This allows the Governor to avoid any kind of [Full Story…]

GE Incorporates Apple Products in Pilot Program

GE Incorporates Apple Products in Pilot Program

Fairfield, CT-based General Electric Co. has been providing employees the option of choosing between Apple's Mac notebooks or Mac desktops instead of a Windows PC. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company now has about 1,000 Mac users and anticipates their ranks to heighten further as more [Full Story…]

Small Business Go Mobile with Square

Small Business Go Mobile with Square

Small businesses are changing the basic ways they interact with clientele. To compete in the uncertain economic environment, businesses are going mobile, to "meet" customers wherever they might be, according to Crain's New York Business.  The readers plug into smartphones—primarily iOS, Androids and [Full Story…]

Blackberry Struggling to Stay Afloat, Even With Wall Street Crowd

Blackberry Struggling to Stay Afloat, Even With Wall Street Crowd

The rapid releases of new innovations in mobile technologies have caused Blackberry developer, Research in Motion, to fall behind. The company showed a decrease in quarterly profits, an eight-year low in share price, and a  depressing forecast for shipments during the holiday season. What has [Full Story…]

Halloween: Technology Helps Ease Trick or Treating Concerns of Parents

Halloween: Technology Helps Ease Trick or Treating Concerns of Parents

With Halloween festivities underway today, CBS 7 has compiled a list of mobile apps for parents to track their trick-or-treaters: Lookout Mobile Security – a free app available for the iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7 includes a “Missing Device” feature that can locate one’s [Full Story…]

BlackBerry Outages Rock Wall Street

BlackBerry Outages Rock Wall Street

Though the Occupy Wall Street protesters have been looking to disrupt daily life for Wall Street financiers, yesterday a BlackBerry outage breakdown might have accomplished this goal much more efficiently. According to Dealbook, Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry service has experienced major [Full Story…]

Data Research Reveals NY Still Prefers the Blackberry

Data Research Reveals NY Still Prefers the Blackberry

The mobile ad network Jumptap has compiled data about US mobile activity, which has shown that NY prefers Blackberries over Android, Apple's iOS or other smartphone platforms. According to research from June, Android controls the overall market at 38%, Apple's iOS has 33% and Blackberry has 22% [Full Story…]

NY is Grindr’s Second Biggest City

NY is Grindr's Second Biggest City

Two years ago Joel Simkhai launched the iPhone application Grindr, which has now become the largest all male social network, according to the Village Voice. With over 2 million worldwide users, Grindr is the favorite app for gay males looking to find potential dates. Though NY is Grindr's second [Full Story…]

Foursquare Offers New, Targeted Daily Deal Partnerships

Foursquare Offers New, Targeted Daily Deal Partnerships

Foursquare announced this week that it will be offering daily deals from five partners to iPhone, Android and Blackberry users. Deals from Living Social, Gilt City, AT&T Interactive, BuyWithMe and Zozi, will be incorporated into Foursquare’s app. Groupon is not yet one of the partners, but [Full Story…]

Microsoft Unveils “Mango” in NY

Microsoft Unveils "Mango" in NY

Microsoft revealed the new version of their smartphone operating system at an event in NY on Yesterday .  The system, named Mango, will link location data, information about a subject and shopping options, trying to eliminate the app by app process that defines the current smartphone [Full Story…]

GroupMe Buys Blackberry Focused Sensobi

GroupMe Buys Blackberry Focused Sensobi

NY based group messaging application startup GroupMe has acquired Sensobi, a personal relationship management company. Sensobi has one product, Sensobi Contacts, which is a smart address book for BlackBerry devices. Also, according to VatorNews, GroupMe has expanded its full-time staff to 17, [Full Story…]

RIM Releases PlayBook Tablet, Works to Attract BlackBerry Users

RIM Releases PlayBook Tablet, Works to Attract BlackBerry Users

Research in Motion recently released its PlayBook tablet, targeting enterprises and professionals who love their BlackBerry cellphones.  The tablet only works with WiFi so users get to use BlackBerry's cellular connection to get online, saving them the extra fees coming with iPhone and Android [Full Story…]

CBS News Launches iPad App

CBS News Launches iPad App

NY based CBS News has launched a new free iPad app that is currently available in the app store. The new app is the latest addition to an expanding lineup of CBS news apps available on iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Symbian platforms. The app streams the latest videos from The Early Show, 48 Hours [Full Story…]