Tag Archives: iPhone

Mobile Apps Developer Settles FTC Charges It Violated Children’s Privacy Rule

Company Collected Kids’ Information Without Their Parents’ Consent A developer of mobile applications, including children’s games for the iPhone and iPod touch, will pay $50,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act … Continue reading

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FCC Adopts Rules That It Says Will Drive Wireless Competition

  By JOELLE TESSLER, AP Technology Writer WASHINGTON – Federal regulators adopted rules Thursday to drive more competition in wireless broadband as more people access the Internet using iPhones and other popular mobile devices. The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 … Continue reading

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MTAM Extends Special Opportunity for Mobile App Developers

At the request of many mobile app developers attending this week’s Mobile Monday Detroit meeting, the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) has decided to extend it’s FREE Featured App Program for new Small Business Members joining MTAM. The program, which previously … Continue reading

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New Government Rules Allow Unapproved iPhone Apps

Joelle Tessler, Associated Press Owners of the iPhone will now be able to break electronic locks on their devices in order to download applications that have not been approved by Apple.  The government is making that legal under new rules … Continue reading

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Droid is having a big effect on Motorola, Verizon Wireless’ bandwidth

By ROLFE WINKLER, Wall Street Journal R2-D2 got Luke Skywalker out of plenty of scrapes. To get its stock back to 2007 levels, Motorola needs its Droid to ride to the rescue. While the line of smartphones—named after George Lucas’s … Continue reading

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Mobility is a blessing and curse for Ann Arbor’s mobile movement

Mobility is simultaneously the most exciting and disquieting trait of the mobile software movement. As the Ann Arbor region’s budding mobile software industry takes root, a key challenge is immediately obvious: These are companies that Ann Arbor can carefully nurture … Continue reading

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UM Students Create iPhone App For Campus Info

When will the bus be here? What’s for dinner at East Quad? Where is Stamps Auditorium? Through a new University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus iPhone app, you can now have answers to these kinds of questions right in your … Continue reading

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