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Road Testing the Rick Steves Audio Europe app

Rick Steves | Posted 10.17.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Photo: / As museums get more and more crowded, the value of the free audio tours on our Rick Steves Aud...

Teaching in Europe

Rick Steves | Posted 10.17.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Photo: / I enjoy many aspects of my work. But perhaps the most gratifying is to stand before a great pi...

#FredinChina: Smart crisis management from Tencent WeChat

Fred Raillard | Posted 10.12.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

The Science Behind Uberification: How Uber Changed the World

Harold Stark | Posted 10.06.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

Disruptive innovation. Casually referred to as disruption. An awfully pretentious term thrown around quite casually by flashy Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who don black Armanis and drive expensive limos.

Shellanoo Group sells anonymous app BLINDSPOT and MrC app for $32 Million in All Cash Deal

AJ Agrawal | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
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AJ Agrawal

The Israeli startup scene is one of the most promising in the world. With over 6,000 startups, it should come as no surprise that the most venture cap...

Apple’s Swift Playgound Teaches Kids To Code By Making It Fun

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 09.16.2016 | Good News

Apple has made coding child’s play. Swift Playgrounds is a new Apple app that teaches kids and novices of any age how to code on an iPad by turning ...

Teen Makes 'Sit With Us' App That Helps Students Find Lunch Buddies

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Good News

A new app makes finding friends in the school cafeteria a piece of cake. “Sit With Us” helps students who have difficulty finding a place to sit l...

Jesse Williams Is On A Mission To Help Students Find Scholarships

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.14.2016 | Black Voices

Jesse Williams is the gift that keeps on giving. The “Grey’s Anatomy” star has teamed up with scholarship search tool app Scholly, founded by Ch...

The Biggest Mistakes Companies Make in Developing an App

AJ Agrawal | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Read More: App, Business News
AJ Agrawal

With approximately 2 million applications available on each of the major operating systems, it's clear that there is a market for apps that work well....

'Pokémon Go' Brings Life Back To Struggling Local Ice Cream Shop

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.23.2016 | Good News

Pokémon Go had a sweet effect on one Washington small business. Mad Hatter’s Ice Cream, which had been struggling after a host of challenges, rece...

This Simple Gratitude App Was Inspired By A 22-Year-Old Who Died Of Cancer

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion

Shalin Shah died of cancer at the age of 22, but before his death he made sure to send a message to the world to cherish life for the gift that it is....

App Allows Users To Help Save Migrants Crossing Mediterranean

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A smartphone application that allows users to scan the Mediterranean for boats in distress is being tested by a ...

How to Protect Your App from Security Threats

AJ Agrawal | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

During the development stages of a mobile app, the timeline can get behind. This may lead to rushed protocols and a few key elements, like security, l...

Gabby Douglas Brings An Olympic Flair To Her New Emoji App

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.14.2016 | Black Voices

Olympic gold medalist and all-around magical black girl Gabby Douglas is doing more than killing her stellar routines in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at th...

Josh Gad Looks Back at Angry Birds, Ahead to Live-action Beauty and the Beast & Frozen 2

Jim Hill | Posted 05.31.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Never mistake an actor for a role that they've played and/or a character that they've voiced. That's an especially smart thing to remember when talking with Josh Gad.

Not Down To Lunch

Uncle Louie | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology
Uncle Louie

I got a message from my publicist today. It was from 1am but I read it at about 5:15am. It was something about an app called Down To Lunch (DTL). It r...

Could Be One of the Fastest Growing Apps for Teens?

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.01.2016 | Technology
Shira Lazar

We got some one-on-one advice from one of's rising stars Baby Ariel, who gathered more than 6 million followers in less than a year with her lip syncing, dancing and comedy videos.

This App Can Save Water And Money

Water Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.28.2016 | Technology

Information is a key to behavioral change and that’s why Robb Barnitt started Dropcountr, an application that can help customers save water by using...

Apps for a Post-Trump America

Randall Otis | Posted 03.02.2016 | Comedy
Randall Otis

Hello! We staff here at the Trump House have heard rumors that the transition to the new regime has been difficult for some. While those who raised the rumors have been swiftly executed, we thought it would be a good idea to provide some guidance to you, the populace.

Finally, An App That Splits The Bill So That White Men Pay More

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 03.16.2016 | Women

UPDATE: 3/16 -- EquiTable is now available for download on the iOS app, and a new commercial (which you can watch above) was shared via the app's Face...

What Parents Don't Get About Snapchat

Diana Graber | Posted 02.23.2016 | Parents
Diana Graber

Hearing from my daughter that she was using the app to keep abreast of news (not her primary usage of Snapchat to be sure), only confirmed what I've long been thinking. Snapchat is the app to watch. Here's why.

The Emoji App Every African Millennial Needs On Their Phone

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.03.2016 | Black Voices

A new app from Nigeria is here to help in the quest for more diverse emojis, and this time the wacky characters have been designed with West Africans ...

How To Use Peach, Your New Social Media Obsession

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology

The hottest new social media app is Peach. Why? Because it's fun! Now, we know you're probably thinking, "OK, but do I really need to be on another ap...

Anyone Can Code

Amrita Venkatraman | Posted 01.05.2016 | Impact
Amrita Venkatraman

It was an incredible experience: teaching a set of people without any prior knowledge a new, relatively difficult skill that they were unfamiliar with. Even though the workshop had started off as something haphazard and improvised, the attendees had learned something. And so had I.

Where Are We Headed in 2016? 11 Predictions

Marian Salzman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Marian Salzman

As we move into week one of a year when international news won't be "all bad, but much of it is," according to NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel's 2016 forecast, let's see what's in store closer to home.