Netflix was the top grossing app in Q2, with mobile revenue up 233% since last year

Netflixs booming subscriber growth, announced in the companys earnings last week, is also being felt on the App Store, where its app has again become the top earner in terms of revenue. According a recent report from app store analytics firm Sensor Tower, the app in Q2 saw 233 percent […]

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Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

Facebook is testing an enhanced local search feature that could see the social network creeping in on Google Maps, Foursquare and Yelp territory, TechCrunch learned and Facebook confirmed. Facebook users are now able to surfacerecommendations of nearby places like dinner nearby or bars nearby, for example by entering aquery in […]

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Microsoft launches Whos In, a social event planning app for iMessage

Microsofts name isnt exactly synonymous with social networking, though that hasnt stopped the company from finding angles into this space generally, with more of a focus on the business side of socializing, as with its LinkedIn and Yammer acquisitions. Its own efforts in social, meanwhile, have failed, as with last […]

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