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Another attempt at fixing the address book problem

Another attempt at fixing the address book problem

Hiya taps the WhitePages database to update contact information.

WhitePages is putting its database of 200 million listings to work with Hiya, a free contact manager and iPhone app.

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Does Apple's newly enforced policy really benefit Apple?

Reactions to Apple's rejection of the Sony Reader indicate Apple might not come out on top of this one.

Apple rejected the Sony Reader app, (suddenly?) enforcing a policy that requires apps to include an in-app purchasing option. The waters are muddy and nobody is really certain what Apple is doing, but the publishing world isn't taking Apple's lumps quietly.

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Mobile in the enterprise changes everything

Mobile in the enterprise changes everything

There's no time to waste in tackling the mobile technology cycle.

Mobile is a game-changer. Unlike many other emerging technologies where an immediate strategy is not a concern, mobile is front and center now to your users and customers.

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Healthier living through mobile location data

Healthier living through mobile location data

RunKeeper CEO Jason Jacobs on the implications of mobile location technology.

RunKeeper CEO Jason Jacobs discusses the state of mobile location technology and how he sees it evolving in the near future (hint: we may be on the verge of "thoughtful" services).

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Geeks and government converge at the FCC

Gina Trapani talks about the ThinkUp app and the FCC's first Open Developer Day.

What's the potential for geeks to work with government for better outcomes? Gina Trapani talked with O'Reilly Media about the first FCC Developer Day, ThinkUp App and Gov 2.0.

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A new twist on "data-driven site"

A new twist on "data-driven site"

How a billion points of app data shape TripAdvisor's website.

TripAdvisor is using data from its Facebook application to expand its website. In this Q&A, Sanjay Vakil discusses the inner-workings of this app-website relationship and he passes on advice for companies pursuing their own data-driven products.

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App Inventor and the culture wars

App Inventor and the culture wars

Creativity is what makes life worthwhile, and enabling it is a heroic act. Google has built a culture around enabling others' creativity, and that's worth celebrating. Google's new App Inventor gets to the heart of the cultural difference between Apple and Google. If you haven't seen it yet, App Inventor is an experimental new SDK for the Android platform. What's different about App Inventor is that there's practically no coding per se; it's an entirely visual language.

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