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This week's 5 hot new apps: How to get more Timeful; An mHealth PRIORIty; more

This week's 5 hot new apps.

News Scan: Walmart slashes iPhone 5 prices; Mobile apps transform parking; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for June 30, including the price reduction on Walmart's iPhones, Perion's acquisition of a mobile ad start-up, the growing number of cities that use apps to help drivers park, a real estate app for Android Wear and the integration of Cortana into Skype.

Skype scraps Windows Phone 7 app development

Skype will halt ongoing development of its over-the-top messaging application for parent company Microsoft's legacy Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system.

Skype adds video messaging to Windows Phone 8 app

Skype released an updated version of its over-the-top messaging application for parent company Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, adding support for free, unlimited video messaging.

Skype revamps Android app, eclipses 100M installs

Skype released a revamped version of its over-the-top messaging application for Google's Android, integrating some design hallmarks first introduced in its app for parent firm Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.

Skype for iOS adds unlimited free video messaging

Skype released an updated version of its over-the-top messaging application for Apple's iOS, adding support for free, unlimited video messaging.

WhatsApp eclipses 250M active users, now bigger than Twitter

WhatsApp has surpassed the 250 million active user milestone, the over-the-top messaging services firm told  The Wall Street Journal.

Skype extends video messaging to iOS, Android and BlackBerry apps

Skype is introducing free video messaging features across its mobile applications for Apple's iOS, Google's Android and BlackBerry, also extending the feature to the Windows and Mac desktop platforms.

Spotlight: Microsoft rolls out first phase of Lync-Skype integration

Microsoft has implemented the first phase of its integration of the Lync unified communications platform and the Skype VoIP service, announced earlier this year.

Patent troll sues Microsoft's Skype for patent infringement

New York-based patent "monetization" firm CopyTele (CTI), also known as a patent troll, is suing Microsoft for security patent infringement over its Skype VoIP calling and messaging service.