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Law Enforcement Leaders Call For More Access To Encrypted App DataFBI Director James Comey and DA Cyrus Vance want tech firms to make it possible to wiretap phones, encrypted apps to help aid terrorist investigations.
Seen At 11: Smartphone Apps Aim To Put Brakes On Road RageSeveral smartphone apps claim they can help irate drivers calm down.
MTA Awards Latest Winners Of App Development CompetitionForty-three teams from 10 countries entered the App Quest 3.0 competition. Eight were awarded prize money ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.
South Orange Residents Using Smartphone App To Lodge Complaints About Uncleared SidewalksSo far, they've received more than 100 complaints. The app, called SOConnect, allows people to remain anonymous and is easy to use, officials said.
Smartphone App Helps College Students Feel Safer On CampusNew Jersey's Montclair State University recently started offering students the free "Guardian" app. It comes with an emergency button that triggers an alarm at the campus police station.
Anti-Distraction Apps Work To Keep Pedestrians AlertNew anti-distraction apps are taking safety up a notch and keeping pedestrians alert when out on busy streets.
Seen At 11: Smartphone Apps Serving As 'Lock' For Credit, Debit CardsA growing number of banks are now offering a variety of the "credit lock" apps in an effort to combat the stealing and hacking of card numbers.
Seen At 11: Shoppers Turn Phones, Tablets Into Virtual MirrorsFor a lot of people, shopping means having to make too many decisions. But not anymore.
Seen At 11: 'New You' Apps Make Prettier SelfiesA handful of new smartphone apps are allowing people to appear prettier, younger, even thinner in photos.
Experts Warn Apps Alone Can't Protect ChildrenBeth Blecherman, founder of, said there are a growing number of apps that not only track children, but can also restrict which apps kids can use.
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