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  • Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook on Tuesday launched an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they're using. The company previously rolled out two similar apps that tracked what activities people did on their phones. But both were shut down after

    The Washington Times
  • Microsoft launches its To-Do app on the Mac App Store with Outlook syncing, shared tasks, more

    Microsoft has made its To-Do app available for the first time to Mac users. The company has launched Microsoft To-Do via the Mac App Store and includes rich features like shared tasks and lists, file attachment support, syncing with Outlook, and more. Spotted by Thurrott, up until now, Mac users had to rely on the

  • THE VOICE APPS REPORT: The top issues with voice discoverability, monetization, and retention — and how to solve them

    This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The voice app ecosystem is booming. In the US, the number of Alexa skills alone surpassed 25,000 in January 2018, up from just 7,000 the previous January, in categories ranging from music streaming services, to games, to connected home tools. As voice platforms continue to gain footing in homes via smart speakers —...