Zynga launches new mobile FarmVille game

A screenshot of FarmVille 2: Country Escape.AP Zynga is following through on a promise to bring its FarmVille franchise back to mobile, a crucial first step coming nearly a year after Don Mattrick was named CEO. The new offering, called “FarmVille 2: Country Escape,” is a mobile app rather than a game played through a […]

Twitter Reveals Mobile App Install Ads

Twitter Revamp: 10 Things To Know

With a new ad format, Twitter follows in Facebook’s footsteps. App developers will love it, but will users? (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Twitter and Facebook have been headed toward feature parity for several years. Past redesigns and feature additions have taken what works on one social network and applied it to the […]

Facebook wants to help you meet friends offline

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IDG News Service – Facebook now has its own take on location sharing, an optional feature that periodically broadcasts people’s locations to their friends. “Nearby Friends,” a mobile feature for Android and iOS, lets users share with others their general location, or their precise location for a limited period of time. Those who turn on […]

Netcraft tool flags websites affected by Heartbleed

Worried about how the Heartbleed vulnerability may affect your personal accounts? A new tool may be of help. British Internet security services provider Netcraft has released a browser extension that alerts users when a site they visit hasn’t been patched to protect against malicious use of the Heartbleed vulnerability, found in certain versions of the […]

MOBILedit review: put your PC and phone in sync

You might think of your smartphone and your PC as two entirely separate entities, never needing to cross paths. Or, perhaps you use the desktop software that comes free with your phone, finding that it meets all of your syncing needs. However you choose to sync—or not sync—your smartphone, MOBILedit should have you rethinking your […]

AMD earnings get a much-needed lift from console sales

AMD exceeded revenue expectations for the first quarter of 2014, as sales into the game console market lifted the company’s revenues by 28 percent. But the company also reported a loss, disappointing Wall Street. AMD reported a loss of $20 million on revenue of $1.4 billion for the first quarter, versus a loss of $146 […]

Pay With Your Hand: Technology Offers New Checkout Option – NBC News

NBC’s Keir Simmons reports on new technology being developed at Lund University in Sweden that lets you pay for items with a simple scan of your palm print. Article source: http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/innovation/pay-your-hand-technology-offers-new-checkout-option-n82961 Related posts: See new technology Meijer is testing to speed up checkout lanes – The Grand Rapids Press Tumblr offers SSL option, but not […]