Technology articles published in April 2013
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April 30, 2013
Mobile Tech, Payments, Wireless Industry Titans Descend on New Orleans
2013 Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) Annual Meeting & Expo kicks off Tuesday.
April 29, 2013
Gizmodo Redesign Shows Off New Paradigm in Interactive News
The new Gizmodo design relies heavily on fan and reader interaction to curate the news. Other sites will soon follow suit.
How LinkedIn Stops You From Getting Jobs
Getting Career Savvy in the Online World
Next Phase of Mobile Games - Interview with Tapjoy SVP, Chris Akhavan
The mobile game industry is in a new period where great content wins, the strongest games and platforms survive, and the true players emerge.
April 25, 2013
Your Hard Drive is a Snitch
The 5th Amendment and hard drive encryption
Helping the Poor through Technology by Muhammad Yunus
A globally-influential institution by Muhammad Yunus, a banker and a Novel Peace Prize recipient experienced this.
Google is Making Mobile Advertising a Pain in the 'Glass'
Google may be missing a valuable mobile advertising opportunity with Google Glass.
April 24, 2013
Restaurants and Grocery Stores Have an Appetite for Mobile Payments
Restaurant patrons and grocery store shoppers demanding more mobile payment and service options at check out.
April 22, 2013
Windows 8, Finally a Flop?
How Windows 8 Failed
Technology Used to Teach Children About Money
There is a growing movement to use technology that can teach children about money and improve their understanding of finance at a young age.
April 20, 2013
Crowdsourcing Approach Leads to Arrest of Bombing Suspect
On April 19, officials arrested 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The Role of Crowdsourcing Technology as Evidence
Crowdsourcing became the focus of several recent news stories while people contributed their own photos and videos as evidence to help in the Boston Marathon bombings investigation.
April 19, 2013
Facial Recognition Technology Helps Identify Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects
Facial Recognition Technology Cut Down Investigation Time and Aided in Identifying Suspects in the Boston Marathon Bombings.
Amazon Wants 'Credit' for Its Next Innovation
Amazon is reportedly developing a mobile payments solution to challenge PayAnywhere, Square, and GoPayment.
Internet Poker May Be Legalized in Massachusetts
Massachusetts ranks second in the nation with more than $80 billion in state debt.
April 18, 2013
WhatsApp Mobile Messaging App Is Now Bigger Than Twitter
Report: WhatsApp Overtakes Twitter As The Biggest Messaging Platform
April 17, 2013
Business Accounting Goes Mobile
Is the Accounting World Ready for Mobile?
April 16, 2013
Black Hat Software Banned From Apple App Store
If AppGratis can't overturn Apple's decision, it could find itself going bankrupt.
April 14, 2013
Windows Winding Down
Windows, we hardly knew ye
April 11, 2013
Online Shopping Apps Bring Focus Back to Deals
TechCrunch reports on April 10 that eBay has updated its RedLaser app to include more information about deals.
April 10, 2013
Cloud Storage Provides More Solutions
The Henry Ford Health System has adopted cloud storage to host heart images, and an article from the Wall Street Journal on April 8 points out that more organizations are finding unique uses for the cloud.
April 4, 2013
Storytelling Success in Mobile Games - From Russia with Love
A mobile app, game and content developer from Russia is producing #1 top-grossing hits and unprecedented user retention through the old-time art of exceptional storytelling and the latest technology.
April 3, 2013
BlackBerry Launches New Site To "Test-Drive" Its BB10 OS
BlackBerry Unveils New Website To Simulate The BB10 Experience
Pocketography: the Democratization of Photography [infographic]
Infographic depicts the explosion of smartphone photography
April 2, 2013
All Smooth, No Friction at VentureBeat's Mobile Summit
One in four mobile apps are never used again after being downloaded, and 26 percent aren’t used more than once. This VentureBeat Mobile Summit group shares some thoughts on why.
April 1, 2013
Google Nose. Wouldn't It Be Nice?
Google Nose Sounds Interesting, Doesn't It?