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FTC seeks greater role in regulating mobile business activity

WASHINGTON--The Federal Trade Commission has quietly stepped up efforts to regulate business activities on mobile devices. In a report (.pdf) to the House Appropriations subcommittee on Financial

Apple acquires Chomp to redefine App Store discovery

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has acquired mobile application discovery solutions provider Chomp, a move that promises to dramatically overhaul the App Store shopping experience. Apple confirmed the deal but

Nuance adds Expedia travel services to Dragon Go voice search app

Nuance Communications is integrating Expedia travel services to its Dragon Go voice-enabled search application for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android, enabling consumers to more

How mobile is transforming the Super Bowl fan experience

A record 111.3 million viewers tuned in to Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI, watching the New York Giants outduel the New England Patriots 21-17. The same two teams squared off four years earlier in Super

Google: Mobile search ad requests doubled in 2011

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) reports its December 2011 mobile search ad request volume more than doubled compared to December 2010 figures. Google lead product manager for mobile search ads Surojit

Google to Congress: We're changing privacy policies, not privacy controls

Facing pressure from lawmakers over efforts to consolidate its user privacy standards, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) sent a letter to Congress to assuage concerns, maintaining that it is revamping its privacy

Google merging user data across products with privacy overhaul

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced plans to connect user data across desktop and mobile services including Google+, Gmail and YouTube, prompting outcry from critics over potential privacy violations.

Google Search for Android update vows performance boost

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is updating its signature Search application for devices running Android 2.2, 2.3 or 3.x, promising speed and performance enhancements designed to bring the application more in

Dexetra adds ChaCha Q&A database to Iris personal assistant app

Personal search solutions provider Dexetra is adding real-time answers service ChaCha's extensive database to its Iris personal assistant app, promising users free responses to their spoken queries.

Google revamps local movie search on Android, iOS

The holiday movie season is off to a miserable start (this weekend's domestic box office revenues hit a 2011 low of $77 million), but maybe Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) can help. The company is revamping