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Zipcar CEO: Mobile now main point of access for customers

SAN DIEGO--Zipcar CEO Scott Griffith announced that mobile is the primary way that the company's customers interact with Zipcar's services--a telling milestone for a company that launched 12 years ago with a Web-based reservation system.

Spotlight: Lightning to 30-pin adapter for iPhone 5 begins shipping

Apple's new Lightning to 30-pin adapter for the iPhone has started shipping, according to a report on MacRumors.

Spotlight: 8X8's Virtual Office Mobile 4.0 includes interface for iPhone, iPad retina display

Cloud communications provider 8x8 is tapping into the BYOD trend with the new version of its Virtual Office mobile PBX, which includes an interface designed for use with the retina display on the iPhone and iPad.

With 6M users, Pocket readies for iOS 6, iPhone 5

Pocket said it has updated its app to support Apple's iOS 6 operating system and the larger screen on the company's new iPhone 5.

Will Apple ever release an iPhone with NFC support?

Another year, another new iPhone… and still no support for Near Field Communications. Apple finally took the wraps off its long-awaited iPhone 5 on Wednesday, and for all the bells and whistles the computing giant managed to squeeze into the supermodel-thin smartphone, NFC and mobile payments capabilities were conspicuously absent.

Apple shows off new apps for iPhone 5's 4-inch screen

Apple said it redesigned its core iOS apps--from its calendar app to its iWork productivity app to its Garage Band music app--to take advantage of the iPhone 5's new, bigger display. 

YouTube develops its own iOS app

As the rift between Google and Apple grows, iOS will no longer include YouTube as a native app, and that means Google had to release one of its own.

LevelUp adds support for NFC-based mobile payments

SCVNGR, the startup behind the fast-growing LevelUp mobile payment application, is introducing new hardware that supports transactions across all Near Field Communications-enabled handsets.

Rumored upgrade could see AirPlay bypass Wi-Fi requirement

Apple could be preparing an upgrade of its proprietary AirPlay wireless music streaming technology.

Flipboard reaches 20 million users

Flipboard turned two this summer and it's been growing like crazy.