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This week's 5 hot new apps: Opinions on Yo yo-yo; LinkedIn to the job market; more

A roundup of the 5 hottest new apps of the past week.

Path introduces private sharing, premium subscription options

Path is overhauling its social networking application for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, adding new private sharing features as well as a premium-priced subscription option.

Yahoo poaches former Path, Google+ exec Casey as mobile push continues

Dylan Casey is exiting his post as head of product management at mobile social networking app Path to join Yahoo, All Things D reports.

Sprint to feature Path on Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One and Torque

Sprint Nextel and social networking app Path have formed a partnership making it easier for Sprint users to find the app without having to search through the Google Play storefront. Users with Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One or Torque devices will have the Discover-It widget preinstalled on their phone, and the widget will spotlight select apps that Sprint recommends, including Path.

Path again under fire for spamming users with texts, robocalls

Path is once again the subject of privacy concerns after users said the social networking application texted and called their contacts without permission.

FTC fines Path $800,000 for privacy breach, issues new mobile guidelines

The Federal Trade Commission issued new guidelines in an effort to increase transparency in how mobile app developers, app stores and other industry players store information about users. The news comes on the heels of another FTC announcement: Social networking app Path was fined $800,000 for violating the privacy of its underage users. 

Report: Path closes $40M Series B round led by Redpoint Ventures

Path, the mobile social networking startup headed by Facebook alum Dave Morin, has closed a Series B financing round totaling $40 million. Sources told AllThingsD that Redpoint Ventures led the

Controversial Path app coming to Microsoft's Windows Phone

Path CEO Dave Morin said his company is bringing its mobile social networking application to Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone operating system. Morin told PandoDaily that Path is committing to

Facebook, Apple targeted in mobile app privacy class action suit

A new class action lawsuit alleges that popular mobile applications like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram routinely steal address book data including names, phone numbers, email addresses, job titles

Path 2.1 integrates Nike+ GPS, adds Music Match

Mobile social network Path released version 2.1 of its Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS application, concurrently unveiling the first version of the Path API to enable users to share stories and information