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AlleyTalk - Let’s face it: we don’t live in a 9 to 5 world, and unfortunately, the world always doesn’t work on our schedule, either. Well, check on more solution off the list… FlyCleaners is an on-demand laundry service that you summon...
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Advertising - Gaming app makers face a conundrum over how to monetize their product while keeping gamers plugged in. Advertising that rewards players with in-game virtual gifts could be the answer, according to a new study. Developers of free...
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Apps - Can you speak a foreign language? Probably not, right? That’s because only about 9% of the US population is bilingual, while 65% of the rest of the world is, according to the Census Bureau. Crazy numbers, but it’s not so hard to...
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Apps - People read more than ever on mobile devices and usually in 10-minute bursts, giving rise to a new wave of apps that promise to make reading on a...
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AlleyTalk - Today, smartphones are a hot commodity. Millions of people worldwide have one, and everybody wants one. And what makes smartphones so much better than the cell phones of the past? Apps. The number of apps downloaded each year is in...
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AlleyTalk - By now, we all know what a terrible idea it is to text (or sext), sexy pictures of ourselves to other people. A hacker could break into you or your spouse's phone. Or, a spurned lover could one day turn your bedroom photos into publicly...
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AlleyTalk - Wist -- a fun new app for personalized food and drink recommendations -- has found that men and women have surprising and strong opinions when it...
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AlleyTalk - Geoffrey Fowler shares the results of a test of ride-sharing apps UberX, Lyft, and Sidecar against local cabs in six major U.S. cities. Video not...
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AlleyTalk - New York City police officers will soon be armed with a new crime fighting tool: a mobile app. Pervaiz Shallwani reports on the latest innovations in...
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Apps - Researchers at the University of Tokyo in Japan have unveiled an organic sensor capable of alerting you when a disposable diaper needs changing, the AFP is reporting. High-end traditional diapers often contain basic color-change...
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AlleyTalk - These days, the Zuck seems to be doling out cash and making it rain even better than the most eccentric Russian millionaires. But Facebook’s monstrous buyout of WhatsApp also proves a few things: Zuckerberg is swimming in...
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Apps - Did you ever walk into a doctor’s office and then have to fill out a long paper intake form with the same information you’ve filled out multiple times before (name, date of birth, insurance etc.)? Or notice that your doctor is...
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AlleyTalk - The president has done it, the pope has done it and let's be honest, we've taken selfies, too. What can selfies teach us about our culture and...
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AlleyTalk - Facebook made the largest purchase ever of a venture-capital-backed startup when it announced that it would be buying WhatsApp, a popular messaging service. The $19 billion purchase (yes, that's billion with a 'B') dwarfs Facebook's...
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AlleyTalk - The duo behind WhatsApp were once rejected by Facebook for jobs. Reed Albergotti has more inside details on the $19 billion deal. Video not...
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Apps - If you’re trying to find the love of your life, it may be time to take up yoga. WIRED recently looked into data from OkCupid and Match.com to help determine what attributes make people more attractive to online daters. Every...

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