Phys .org: JFK Library launches app to celebrate Apollo 11 mission

Phys .org: JFK Library launches app to celebrate Apollo 11 mission. “The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new app that helps users relive the 1969 launch of the Apollo 11 mission.”

CNET: Facebook’s banned research app collected data on almost 200K users

CNET: Facebook’s banned research app collected data on almost 200K users. “It looks like we now know the number of users affected by a banned Facebook market research app, which paid users up to $20 a month to give the social media site access to how they used their phones. The app, which gained attention earlier this year after Apple blocked Facebook from offering to iPhone users, collected sensitive device data on about 187,000 users, the social network told lawmakers.”

The Architect’s Newspaper: Architect creates app to change how exhibitions are designed

The Architect’s Newspaper: Architect creates app to change how exhibitions are designed. “For all the advances in technology over the past decade, the experience of curating and viewing museum shows has remained relatively unchanged. Even though digital archive systems exist and have certainly helped bring old institutions into the present, they have relatively little influence over the ways museum shows are designed and shared. The normal practice is more or less ‘old school’ and even borderline ‘dysfunctional,’ said Bika Rebek, principal of the New York and Vienna–based firm Some Place Studio.”

Tubefilter: Tech Review Creator Sam Sheffer Calls Vine Successor ‘Byte’ Beta “Very Promising”

Tubefilter: Tech Review Creator Sam Sheffer Calls Vine Successor ‘Byte’ Beta “Very Promising”. “Sam Sheffer, a 28-year-old former tech journalist for Engadget, The Verge, and Mashable — who has subsequently gone on to produce tech review and analysis on his own YouTube channel — just provided his 243,000 subscribers with a first look at the Byte beta.”

Mashable: What’s the deal with Yolo, the #1 app that’s taken over Snapchat

Mashable: What’s the deal with Yolo, the #1 app that’s taken over Snapchat . “There’s a new app that’s topping the App Store: Yolo. If you’re not a teen, or don’t spend a lot of time on Snapchat, you might not have heard of Yolo. But the app is undeniably a viral hit. It’s spent more than three weeks in the App Store’s top 10 apps and has held the top spot for nine days in total. The app has been downloaded about 5 million times since its release on May 2, according to data from analytics firm Sensor Tower.”