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Stories with subject: Mobile media
  • Governor announces Nebraska job-searching app 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 1:13 pm
  • LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska is launching a mobile app for smartphones and tablets that will help jobseekers looking for employment in the state.

  • Michigan civil rights group develops mobile app 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:04 am
  • DEARBORN, Michigan - A Michigan civil rights organization has developed what it's calling the first mobile app to report discrimination, ethnic harassment and other forms of bigotry.

  • Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:22 pm
  • NEW YORK - Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.

  • Ohio Homeland Security unveils phone safety app 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:05 am
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohioans can now report suspicious activity to the state's Homeland Security agency with a new app that can be downloaded on mobile devices.

  • Review: S5 features useful, less about gimmicks 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:44 pm
  • NEW YORK - There's a lot to like about Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone -among them, its relative lack of features.

  • Twitter tweaks website to attract new users 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:20 am
  • NEW YORK - As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.

  • Acclaimed photographer Anja Niedringhaus dies 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:05 pm
  • Anja Niedringhaus faced down some of the world's greatest dangers and had one of the world's loudest and most infectious laughs. She photographed dying and death, and embraced humanity and life. She gave herself to the subjects of her lens, and gave her talents to the world, with images of wars' unwitting victims in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia and beyond.

  • FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:12 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection.

  • How to save money on your summer vacation hotels 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:01 pm
  • NEW YORK - Summer vacationers looking for deals on hotel rooms are going to have to search a little harder.

  • How to save money on your summer vacation hotels 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 12:17 pm
  • NEW YORK - Summer vacationers looking for deals on hotel rooms are going to have to search a little harder.

  • Windows 8 updates expected at Microsoft conference 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 11:05 am
  • NEW YORK - Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers' complaints and other feedback.

  • Police chief: Officer shoving woman is concerning 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:57 pm
  • TUCSON, Arizona - Tucson's police chief said Monday that he's concerned an officer shoved a woman during a melee that broke out after the University of Arizona basketball team lost in the NCAA tournament but that it's too soon to judge why it happened.

  • Microsoft's Office apps for iPad ushers in new era 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:51 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software suite, a breakthrough heralding a new era under a CEO who promises to focus more on the devices that people are using instead of trying to protect the company's lucrative Windows franchise.

  • Review: Windows Phone innovations show promise 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:40 pm
  • NEW YORK - In the market for smartphones, Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 system is barely there. It's dwarfed by Apple's iOS and Google's Android systems in both attention and sales.

  • Cellphone video in SW Idaho park leads to arrest 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 10:43 am
  • EAGLE, Idaho - A cellphone video made by a 16-year-old boy at a southwest Idaho park has led to the arrest of an 18-year-old man on suspicion of felony aggravated assault.

  • Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 5:50 pm
  • NEW YORK - At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty.

  • 2 Fla. men plead guilty to selling pirated apps 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 5:30 pm
  • ATLANTA - Federal prosecutors say two Florida men have pleaded guilty to distributing counterfeit Android mobile applications worth more than $700,000.