Path Inc. announced it is shedding its social networking and messaging apps. South Korea's Daum Kakao is acquiring the apps to expand its mobile messaging efforts in growing Asian markets, while Path Inc. will pursue other ventures.
Google has announced its anticipated standalone photo management service, Google Photos. Available for Android, iOS, and the Web, Google Photos offers unlimited photo and video storage, as well as intelligent photo management and search.
The risks arising from online dating apps are now of the health variety, as Rhode Island's Department of Health reports that apps like Tinder have contributed to the rise of sexually transmitted diseases in the state.
We heard earlier this week that Twitter is interested in acquiring news-reader app Flipboard. New reports suggest Web giants Google and Yahoo are also in talks with the Palo Alto startup, though details about any possible offers aren't…
Facebook has announced that its mobile payment system will go live today in New York City. Adding to the existing markets of Austin, Seattle, and Portland. The feature will compete head to head with mobile payment options such as Venmo.
With the hiring of a former Fox executive Marcus Wiley, Snapchat will increase its volume of original content, especially narrative scripted/musical series. The app's users currently watch about 2 billion videos daily.
Internet.org is the least of Facebook's concerns, as the social media giant faces the wrath of the European Union, which is currently investigating whether Facebook's seedy privacy settings are in violation of code.