Mobile Minutes: Popcorn Time, Alibaba, Twitch, Yahoo
It?s Popcorn Time again: Slick movie piracy app bounces back after shutdown
Well, that didn't take long. As expected, new developers have re-released Popcorn Time?s open-source code, once again making it extremely easy to illegally watch the latest movies, per Time.
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Can Alibaba taxi app be a growth driver?
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. said on Sunday that it plans to start the process of listing on a U.S. stock exchange. At home, meanwhile, China's biggest e-commerce company is engaged in another growth pursuit: trying to get Beijing taxi drivers to use its cab-hailing application, The Wall Street Journal reports.
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Twitch goes mobile with Gameloft's Asphalt 8
Twitch Interactive is making a big leap into mobile. On Monday, the company announced that Gameloft?s iOS app Asphalt 8: Airborne will feature built-in support for the Twitch video platform, making it the first game to allow players to broadcast as they play on a phone or tablet, according to Forbes.
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Yahoo to release new Flickr app and Web design, replacing previous new one
In December of 2012, just six months after Marissa Mayer was hired as CEO of Yahoo, the company released version 2.0 of its Apple iPhone and iPad app for its photo-sharing site Flickr with bigger, crisper photos, a cleaner design, filters and easier sharing, per Re/Code.
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