Apple bans app developers from sharing HealthKit data with advertisers

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Some people might feel a bit wary of sharing personal information with app developers, especially when it’s related to the topic of health. Fortunately Apple has decreed that any app developers that will have access to information collected  by the upcoming Health Kit app are forbidden from selling it to advertisers, or any other third party who will use it …

Photos of the BlackBerry Passport running Android Apps leak

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There’s another thing we can add to the list of what we know about the BlackBerry Passport, now that pictures have leaked of it running Android apps. We knew that future BlackBerry phones would be running Android apps thanks to a deal with Amazon, but this is the first time we’ve actually seen them in action. Fortunately, despite the oddly proportioned screen, …

The first London Black Cab has gone cashless – payment by Barclays Ping app

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Ian Cable, a London taxi driver, has taken a revolutionary step of becoming the London taxi to be completely cashless. From today until Friday, he will not be accepting cash payments. Instead, Cable will encourage his passengers to pay via Barclays’ Pingit app as part of a trial to introduce mobile payments to taxis. Cable has been a taxi driver for 23 years, and said …

PopJam Wants to be a Child-Friendly Version of Instagram

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Let’s face it, social networks aren’t really designed around accommodating children, yet go to the likes of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and you’ll find that there are large numbers of children under the age of 13 who have accounts that they use regularly. The problem, according to Michael Acton Smith, chief executive of Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy, is that …