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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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Uber executives taken into custody in France

Days after violent cabbie protests in France, tension between the ride-hailing service and the authorities continues to grow.

By June 29, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By June 2, 2015

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How a hunger solution went viral

Nonprofit Feeding Forward hits a global chord with its on-demand food-donating service.

By June 29, 2015

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Sprint embarks on quest to fix its image, one house call at a time

The struggling carrier's Direct 2 You program, which brings a customer rep to a place of your choosing, now serves New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Denver.

By June 29, 2015

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Facebook Lite expands to India, Philippines

The Lite version of the Facebook app is designed for people with budget Android phones stuck on slower 2G networks found in developing markets.

By June 29, 2015

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​The Internet has come to this: Push-button pizza ordering

Net-connected "smart buttons" from carrier Telefónica let businesses tempt customers with one-touch instant gratification. Early uses are ordering pizza, hailing cabs and requesting a package pickup.

By June 26, 2015

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It's Facebook Messenger minus the Facebook, as firm expands app's availability

The social network makes its messaging app for smartphones available to people who don't have a Facebook account.

By June 24, 2015

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Parrot expands Minidrone collection with five new models

New quadcopters and two-wheeled rovers are joined by a hydrofoil for fun on the water.

By June 23, 2015

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Uber to invest over $1B in China, expand to 50 more cities

In a letter to investors, CEO Travis Kalanick calls the ride-hailing service's growth in the country "remarkable and unprecedented."

By June 12, 2015