An online app, founded by Maxine Clark along with Build-A-Bear Workshop, is connecting St. Louis area children to summer activities has become a popular way for parents to find local camps. The Blueprint4Summer tool launched in February and was developed by Technology Partners in St. Louis.

Facebook is launching a bare-bones, low-resolution version of its Android app called Facebook Lite, which is designed specifically for the developing world to help the social network on-board its next 1 billion users.

Strange Loop, an annual tech and innovation conference in St. Louis, is facing allegations of political intolerance after disinviting a software engineer and influential political theorist from its 2015 lineup.

Accenture estimates that FDA-approved devices and applications connected to the Internet helped cut health care costs by $4 billion last year and will help save the health care industry $100 billion by 2020.

Hackers in China are suspected of breaking into the computers of the Office of Personnel Management and taking personal information of at least 4 million federal workers, the Obama administration said Thursday.

Twitter has killed off Politwoops— a website that automatically monitors politicians’ profiles for deleted tweets and publicizes them.

Verizon Ventures is one of the investors backing software maker SimplyTapp Inc.

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