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There is no doubt that Angry Birds is a popular game. When your app gets a mention in TV sitcoms like The Big Bang Theory, you know you’ve made it into the bread basket of pop culture. So it... is no surprise that Rovio’s hit game had a fantastic holiday season. How successful was it? Over the course of the holiday season, it was downloaded 30 million times. On Christmas day alone, 8...

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According to the official announcement posted by Mayer on Yahoo!’s corporate blog Yodel Anecdotal, the new Yahoo! e-mail client was redesigned with speed in mind. And if you try it out for yourself, you’ll find that it is indeed faster than the version that was available before the update. Also, there is now consistency in the look and feel of the e-mail client across all devices and platforms. So if you’ve already used it in the past but didn’t quite like the overall user experience, perhaps you will now.

FTC Mobile Apps for Kids - Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade

A new report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that many of the apps which are designed for children collect data about the devices the kids are using without informing parents. The apps, which are available for Android via Google’s Play Store and for iOS via Apple’s iTunes app store, send information from the mobile device to ad networks, analytics companies, or other third parties.