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WhitePages goes Android first with latest app

The Seattle app maker is so frustrated by Apple's long approval process, it launched its Localicious app today in the Android Market rather than in the iPhone App Store.

By July 13, 2011


New site: We'll tell you how mansion owners made their money

Mansion Map is a faintly creepy new site that lets you discover who lives in the biggest houses and how the 1 percent of the 1 percent made their money.

By July 10, 2014


Avoid spam calls, find numbers faster with Current Caller ID on Android

Calls from telemarketers can eat up your monthly minutes, or just plain waste your time. If you're tired of answering or calling back to these "businesses," the most recent update to the Current Caller ID app by Whitepages is here to help.

By February 28, 2014


Track blocked calls and texts on Android with Current Caller ID

Current Caller ID by WhitePages helps you block people who call or text too often, whether they're in your address book or not.

By March 29, 2013


Current Caller ID shares caller's social-media updates: TMI?

The flood of Facebook friend updates continues unabated. Are you ready for it to invade your caller ID, too?

By September 28, 2012


The main perk of Starbucks-Square deal

Why the Starbucks and Square partnership matters, the growing concerns over cell phone radiation, and the free app that brings caller ID to your Android phone.

By August 8, 2012


The 404 861: Where we're putting it all out there (podcast)

Have you ever received a phone call from a mystery number, but had no way to find out who was on the other side? A new online service called NumberGuru lets you perform a reverse number search to identify the source, and our friends from BeenVerified.com are in the studio to tell us all about it.

By July 15, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 1509: Hey, Windows Phone 7, how much does a polar bear weigh? (Podcast)

Today on the show, we discover that Windows Phone 7 does have a life in the wild -- at least one phone does, anyway. Also, Plants vs. Zombies are taking over the world and BT, Steve, and I are headed for a Tetris showdown. RIM continues to try to defend its co-CEO setup (why!?) and fans rage, rage, against the dying of the cheap Netflix plans. We direct them elsewhere: toward the studios who want so much for streaming content in the first place.

By July 13, 2011


Malware delivered by Yahoo, Fox, Google ads

Researchers at Avast are pointing fingers at large ad delivery platforms for serving up infected ads in new "malvertising" trend.

By March 22, 2010


WhitePages.com halts ad networks over malware

Site investigates malware delivered via ads on its site in a fake antivirus attack similar to that on the Drudge Report site.

By March 10, 2010