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Time Spent In Apps Up 21% Over Last Year

While there may be an upper limit as to how many apps people interact with over the course of a month, new data from mobile marketing platform Localytics out this morning shows that the time spent actually using apps is increasing. In fact, the average time people spend in their apps is up by 21% …

Google Glass makes doctors better surgeons, Stanford study shows

One of the ripest markets for Google Glass and Glass-based apps may be healthcare. While patient care has become increasingly data-driven, doctors need a way to receive the data while remaining hands-on with patients.<p>Can wearables in the OR improve clinical outcomes? Although it makes sense, …

With ‘mother of all upgrades’ expected, Apple courts Android switchers with iPhone transition guide

With iOS 8 set for public release tomorrow, Apple has posted a new guide on its website detailing the best way for Android switchers to move content from their old device to their new iPhone. The detailed guide includes instructions on transferring Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Photos, Videos, Music, …

The Rise Of Open Source Hardware

Hardware has always lagged behind software in the open source movement. But one website is beginning to change that.<p>Emile Petrone founded Tindie for selfish reasons. “The basic idea was that there wasn’t a marketplace for the things I was interested in,” he says. At the time, those things were his …

Marketing software maker Kenshoo makes a move and buys SaaS provider Adquant

One software firm buying another.<p>That’s the deal with predictive marketing software provider Kenshoo, which announced today that it had bought Adquant, a SaaS-centric software maker that powers social media campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, among others. Adquant works closely with …

Nick Denton admits he was overly ambitious with Kinja, but insists the platform is on track

Gawker Media said Tuesday the company is moving from its funky loft space near Soho in New York City to a luxurious new office in the Flatiron …

Apple’s iPhone 6 NFC chip is restricted to Apple Pay

Apple’s move to integrate NFC in its latest iPhone 6 seemed like the perfect way to push the technology even further to the masses, but Apple’s implementation isn’t going to be as open as Android and Windows Phone equivalents. Following a report from <i>Cult of Mac</i>, Apple has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that …