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Raúl Castañón-Martínez
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Attended Duke University
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The #blackberrypassport  shows that #BlackBerry is still in the smartphone technology game, here's why
BlackBerry rolled out its new Passport device, and its enterprise-ready apps and features should help it make inroads in companies looking to strengthen their enterprise mobility programs.ZDNet
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#BlackBerry is turning out to be the over-whelming underdog in the industry.
Blackberry Canada announced on Tuesday that it has let go of 65 employees who were focused on developing consumer mobile apps, bringing the number of people laid off by the company since September up to nearly 4500. This latest announcement falls in line with the company's goal of reducing costs ...
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Trying out Amazon Music for Prime; looks great but app keeps crashing. I have an iPhone 5S. #amazonmusic   #amazonprime  
Gizmodo reports the service works on PCs but also via new Amazon Music apps for Android and iOS, and it will be integrated into the Music tab of the Kindle Fire HD and HDX tablets. The service lets users live stream music, as well as download tracks to listen to when they're not connected to the ...
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Android users: the SwiftKey keyboard app is now free. +SwiftKey +Android Developers +Android 
Forbes reports SwiftKey offers a natural language processing technology that helps predict what users will type next. SwiftKey currently sells a white-label version of its app to Samsung for its Galaxy smartphones and BlackBerry for its BB10 mobile OS, but on the consumer side, it will now offer ...
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It's ironic that self-destructing messaging app Blink self-destructed by joining Yahoo. #apps   #mobileapps   #appstore  
Tech's top acquirer is at it again. Yahoo announced it purchased self-destructing messaging app Blink, and the app is shutting down as a result. Tech2 reports Yahoo bought the company primarily for its mobile talent. The company, started by ex-Googler Kevin Stephens and Michelle Norgan, ...
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There's something inherently wrong with Google's integration of Uber into Google Maps app, but not many are talking about it.
CNET reports the integration works for iOS and Android users that have both Maps and Uber installed. If users choose the Uber option, they also have one-click access from within Maps to access Uber and schedule a ride. Uber offers a tiered set of options, from getting picked up by drivers using ...
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Are Apple and Google today's PS VS XBOX?Hint: no #apple   #google   #apps   #gaming  
Marketwatch reports the two companies are offering to promote popular game titles by giving them premium placement on their app stores' home pages and feature lists. In return, developers promise to provide the title for only the partner store's devices for a certain length of time.
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If the first thing you think about when you see this picture is adjusting your mobile apps forecast, you might need a break. #apps   #appstore   #boston  
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The acquisition of Distimo by App Annie will strengthen the company’s position to compete with other analytics vendors, as well as larger app development platform providers with integrated analytics. +App Annie  #analytics   #mobileapps   #monetization  
TechCrunch reports the combined company now has 240 employees, making it the largest app analytics company in the world. The deal was reportedly a combination of cash and stock, and conservative estimates place the final price at about US$100 million. Distimo's four co-founders will stay and ...
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Twitter's new seemingly innocent mute feature seems redundant, but it's a score for Twitter. #twitter   #socialnetworking   #mobileapps  
GigaOm reports the feature, which makes the muted person disappear from all activity feeds without actually un-following them, has been available for a while on Twitter's Tweetdeck platform but this is the first time it has made it universally available across its app.
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Nexmo is reinventing traditional voice and text and helping carriers find new revenue sources using their existing infrastructure.
Mobile Marketing Magazine reports that Nexmo's technology enables OTT apps as well as companies such as financial institutions, airlines, hotel booking sites and social networking sites to send messages directly from customer systems to customers. It offers a direct-to-carrier model, ...
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    Management, 2003
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