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TikTok music-video app gets national security review

TikTok music-video app gets national security review

MCT Campus November 7, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. government has launched a national security review of the popular music-video app TikTok, which is owned by China’s ByteDance Inc., according to a person familiar with the...

Twitter Confirms Purchase Of Live Video App Periscope

March 17, 2015

By Queenie Wong San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Live video streaming could be the next big social media craze, and Twitter has thrown its hat into the ring. The social network confirmed Friday...

New App Called Trivia Crack Challenges Your Knowledge

New App Called Trivia Crack Challenges Your Knowledge

Angela Richart, Lizz Cornett, and January 23, 2015

Trivia Crack is a new Etermax game app that has recently become very popular all over the country.  Northeast Community College students can be heard playing and talking about it all over campus. According...

Web Buzz: Making A Map From Vacation Photos

Web Buzz: Making A Map From Vacation Photos

September 2, 2014

By Jen Leo Los Angeles Times (MCT) Tired of sharing your travel pics one by one? UrbanBird lets you upload your photos and makes a map of your vacation that includes geographical info you can share...

Security App Gains Foothold On College Campus

May 1, 2014

By Richard Burnett Orlando Sentinel (MCT) Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida’s campus sped up too. She ducked into an...

Tech Review: A Strong Range Of New Bluetooth Tracking Devices

Jim Rossman March 20, 2014

Most of you are familiar with some popular uses of Bluetooth, such as wireless keyboards or mice. You also know Bluetooth as a term used to describe those small earpieces that help you make hands-free...

Web Buzz: A new Spin on togetherness

Web Buzz: A new Spin on togetherness

January 28, 2014

By Jen Leo Los Angeles Times (MCT) This new app provides “real-time together experiences” for groups on the platform. Name: Spin: The New Together Available for: iPhone and iPad What...

Web Buzz: Spottly helps turn smartphones into travel journals

Web Buzz: Spottly helps turn smartphones into travel journals

November 12, 2013

By Jen Leo Los Angeles Times (MCT) This app lets you create your own Instagram-like travel journal. Name: Spottly Available for: iPhone and iPad What it does: Uses your smartphone and desktop photos...

Lifting the veil off the true costs of college

October 25, 2013

By Renee Schoof McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — A new online app called College Abacus is making it easier for students and their families to get estimates in advance of how much...

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