Houzz gets an AR update, Strava goes social and Spotify launches QR codes: this week in apps

Gmail’s massive phishing scam and Microsoft’s new Surface laptop debut may have distracted you from reading about some of this week’s best new apps.Don’t sweat it. We got you. SEE ALSO: Any app with human interaction needs a block button, period Each week, we round up the latest app news, […]

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Gett buys Juno to expand ride-hailing business in United States

Image: gett There soon will be one less ride-hailing app to choose from for those still boycotting Uber. Gett, one of the largest players in the New York ride-hailing market, has acquired Juno for $200 million, TechCrunch reported Wednesday. SEE ALSO: The feud between Britain and Sean Spicer is getting […]

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Instagram’s VP of business says 2017 is the app’s year to shine

Image: mashable composite 2016 was the “defining year for Instagram,” says James Quarles, Instagram’s VP of Business. The Facebook-owned app got a new interface (black and white), a new logo (bright colors) and a new product that sounds and looks quite a bit like Snapchat Stories. To sound like a […]

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