Mobile Minutes: Uber sells stake; Bank of America’s mobile banking; Revamped Apple TV; Yik Yak’s defense
Uber Technologies Inc. said the publisher of India’s most-read English newspaper has taken a small stake in the ride-hailing application company as part of a strategic partnership to support its expansion.
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Survey: BofA customers most open to paying for mobile banking
Some bank customers would actually pay to use their lender’s mobile app, according to the results of a new survey – and customers of Charlotte-based Bank of America are the most open to the idea.
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Report: Revamped Apple TV arriving this summer
According to Buzzfeed, citing “sources familiar with the company’s plans,” Apple will introduce a revamped version of its set-top box that will feature its own app store and support for digital voice assistant Siri.
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Maker of controversial Yik Yak app responds to critics
Yik Yak, an anonymous location-based social media app, has gained traction as a fast rising startup. But with that success has come criticism. Yik Yak has come under fire as critics claim the anonymity of the app facilitates cyber bullying.
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