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Askem likely to be Windows Phone's next social app

Microsoft invests in Askem, a social quiz app that has so far been released just for iOS devices.

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Flappy Bird creator pulled the app for your own good

Flappy Bird creator Don Nguyen says he pulled Flappy Bird from iTunes and Google Play, because it was addictive.

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One flap down: 4 other apps we'd like to see join Flappy Bird in oblivion

Flappy Bird has disappeared from online app stores. Why stop there?

Google Play still fights adware, malware, researchers report

Analysis finds that Google Play still battles apps bearing malware, but the estimates vary with the research.

on pcworld.com

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Must-have mobile apps for the Sochi Winter Olympics

Whether you're looking for a second-screen Olympic experience or just want to keep up with your favorite athletes' Instagram posts, these Winter Games apps deserve a medal.

Mozilla announces adaptive Firefox Launcher for Android

It's all about context -- and your eyeballs.

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Apple removes Blockchain, last Bitcoin wallet app, from iOS App Store

The legal uncertainty around Bitcoin may be spooking Apple

on pcworld.com

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How to stream the Olympic Winter Games

Keep up with all of the games from Sochi with these streaming tools.

HTTPS Everywhere makes Firefox for Android more secure

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's add-on forces websites to use HTTPS encryption whenever possible.

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SwiftKey Note review: Awesomely fast typing, but limited to just one app

This note-taking app has a super smart predictive keyboard and syncs with Evernote.