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The mobile app gold rush may be over

The mobile app gold rush may be over

Ten years ago, Apple announced the iPhone, which soon gave birth to the App Store and the resulting broader app ecosystem. That industry has now matured, having reached critical mass, according to a new report from Flurry out this morning. While there’s still some growth to be seen — app usage is up 11 percent


How Trifacta is helping data wranglers in Hadoop, the cloud, and beyond

How Trifacta is helping data wranglers in Hadoop, the cloud, and beyond

The focus of Trifacta is enabling people who know their data best (analysts & business people) to effectively explore, structure, and join together diverse data sources for a variety of business purposes. The company also just released a new product, and this presented a good opportunity for us to have a discussion with Joe Hellerstein,

Samsung Halts Galaxy Note 7 Sales, Exchange Over Safety Concerns

Samsung Halts Galaxy Note 7 Sales, Exchange Over Safety Concerns

Samsung told customers worldwide Tuesday to stop using their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones as it struggled to contain a snowballing safety crisis that threatens to derail the powerhouse global brand. The South Korean conglomerate also called a halt to worldwide sales and exchanges of the troubled handset, as the federal US consumer regulator issued an


AT&T Exempts DirecTV Streaming From Mobile Data Caps

AT&T Exempts DirecTV Streaming From Mobile Data Caps

AT&T customers who are also DirecTV subscribers can now watch streaming TV content without using their mobile data. To do so, they’ll need to download the latest version of the DirecTV or U-Verse apps. AT&T bought DirecTV last year, and quickly moved to integrate many of the two companies’ offerings. “Our customers want to take


Apple iPhone 7 event: By the numbers

Apple iPhone 7 event: By the numbers

The company gave an insight into how the company is faring. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and other key staff took to the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco to announce the next iPhone. During the keynote, the company’s management, lead engineers, vice-presidents, and key personnel dished out a series of


ZTE ZMAX Pro official, runs Android 6.0 on a 6-inch display for $99

ZTE ZMAX Pro official, runs Android 6.0 on a 6-inch display for $99

After leaking out earlier this year, the ZTE ZMAX Pro is now officially official. The ZTE ZMAX Pro runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a huge 6-inch 1920×1080 LCD screen. It’s got a 5-megapixel camera on its face for all of your selfie needs, and around back there’s a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection autofocus and