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How Floyd Mayweather and Justin Bieber bonded over an app

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Floyd Mayweather Jr., the world’s best boxer, pound-for-pound, finally announced his fight against Manny Pacquiao last week — something fans have been waiting on for years

But he dropped the news in a place most boxing observers may not have expected: On Shots, an app best known for being a place where teenagers can snap selfies to share with friends

Why he did that is clear, at least on a nominal surface level: Mayweather, as we’ve noted before, is an investor in Shots. But just how the…

Social Location App FacesIn Pivots To Future Whereabouts

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So you want to build the next great mobile app?

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Perhaps you have that next great idea — a mobile app itch you need to scratch. Well, don’t we all? It’s how you go about putting that idea into action that really matters

That’s why Mashable sat down with mobile guru and founder of product development company Fueled, Rameet Chawla, and asked him what special ingredients are necessary for building a successful app. “What’s going to determine success isn’t the added polish, but what the app is doing,” Chawla says. “If you aren’t adding value…

It’s ass cold in New York City today

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When New Yorkers woke up on Friday morning and looked at their phones’ weather apps, they all saw a single-digit warning: Stay insideIt’s ass cold out there.

But those brave souls put on their Canada Goose puff coats and said, “Damn you, Mother Nature! We will not be defeated!” Here are photos from their treacherous trek across the urban tundra.

True life: I haven’t gotten out of bed since I looked at my #weather app#nyc pic.twitter.com/Yq9gDp28Xm

— Clarissa Blanco (@ClarBlanco) February…

It’s ass cold in New York City today

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When New Yorkers woke up on Friday morning and looked at their phones’ weather apps, they all saw a single-digit warning: Stay insideIt’s ass cold out there.

But those brave souls put on their Canada Goose puff coats and said, “Damn you, Mother Nature! We will not be defeated!” Here are photos from their treacherous trek across the urban tundra.

True life: I haven’t gotten out of bed since I looked at my #weather app#nyc pic.twitter.com/Yq9gDp28Xm

— Clarissa Blanco (@ClarBlanco) February…

YouTube to launch kid-friendly Android app on Feb. 23

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Google is planning to launch a version of YouTube for children on Android devices Monday, according to USA Today

The app, called YouTube Kids, will be free and will offer an easy-to-use interface as well as a selection of YouTube content appropriate for children

The reasoning behind the new app, which has been rumored to be in the works since March 2014, is simple: Kids love YouTube, but parents are worried not all of the content on the service…

Google Inbox comes to iPad, Android tablets and more browsers

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Google has expanded Inbox, its latest email app, to the iPad and Android tablets, the company announced on Thursday. Before, Inbox was only available on iPhones and Android smartphones.

Initially only available on Chrome, Inbox is also now accessible via the Firefox and Safari browsers.

Inbox, which first launched in October, is a different Google email platform from Gmail. It has a feature called Bundles, which groups together…

New Yahoo Mobile Development Suite Seduces App Makers With Analytics, Search, Ads

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‘The Voice’ will debut a real-time GIF Keyboard for Season 8

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LOS ANGELES — If you watch any televised live event or competition show, you’ll often see tweets such as, “Someone needs to GIF that moment” or “I need a GIF of X doing X stat.”

NBC’s The Voice is remedying this for Season 8 by teaming up with GIF Keyboard to offer GIFs of the show’s standout moments in real-time.

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Yahoo prowls for mobile developers

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Yahoo, the aging Internet giant, still has a lot of catching up to do.

While the company’s mobile ad revenues rose to $254 million last quarter, accounting for 20% of its total revenues, Yahoo still trails behind Facebook and Twitter, which generate well over half their revenues from mobile ad sales, too.

To help turn the tide, Yahoo on Thursday is throwing its first-ever mobile developers conference. For Mayer and other…