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Viral Loops or Viral Oops?

Nir Eyal | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Nir Eyal

For creative people working on exciting new technologies, growth feels great. But we should be cautious of using techniques that have a high likelihood of being viral oops instead of viral loops.

#NotBuyingIt

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Leslie Goldman

A company called Eurostar has come ot with something called the ePad Femme, a ladies-only eReader that comes pre-loaded with everything a gal could need: apps for cooking, yoga, grocery shopping and weight loss.

John Cena Brings WrestleMania to SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Twelve-time WWE World Champion John Cena joined What's Trending at the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to talk some smack about The Rock, tease WrestleMania 29 and share how he engages with fans on Twitter and YouTube.

McDonald's Testing Table Service

BurgerBusiness | Posted 04.08.2013 | Home
BurgerBusiness

A single McDonald's restaurant in Warilla, Australia, this week began a limited, five-week test of offering dine-in customers food brought to their table served on china, accompanied by glassware and cutlery.

PHOTOS: The Pledge To Stop Indonesian Deforestation

AP | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One of the world's largest paper companies, Asia Pulp & Paper Group, has pledged to stop its suppliers from cutting down n...

Skin-Cancer Apps Can Be Dangerously Wrong

GalTime | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
GalTime

Do you think that mole on your arm is suspicious? There's an app for that. Several in fact. But a brand new study found if you rely on skin cancer apps for a melanoma diagnosis, you could be putting your life at risk.

Three Recipes for a Michelin-Starred Meal

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.02.2013 | Taste
Avital Andrews

After I wrote about my collaboration with Michelin-starred chef Daniel Corey, I got lots of requests for the recipes we created. By popular demand, here they are.

Apple Lets First Artist and Label Subscriptions Into iTunes

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 01.01.2013 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Like anyone, we enjoy a good trend. We think we've spotted the beginnings of one: apps that let fans subscribe directly to artists and labels.

Victory for Forests: Disney Stands Up for Endangered Forests and Animals

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Today, Disney adds its significant voice to the growing chorus of companies demonstrating that there's no need to sacrifice endangered forests in Indonesia or elsewhere for the paper we use every day.

CSI Creator Anthony Zuiker Launches Cybergeddon Interactive Yahoo! Series

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.08.2012 | TV
Shira Lazar

Anthony Zuiker may have created the venerable CSI franchise, but he says that we're way past forensics now. It's all about cybercrime.

PHOTOS: Want To See Jesus In Your Food? There's An App For That

Posted 07.12.2012 | Home

We'd never thought we'd write these words, but now there's an app that injects images of Jesus, Mary, or Bigfoot into any photo. Seriously. The app...

Adrian Grenier Takes to Indiegogo to Crowd Fund Teenage Paparazzo Empowerment Tour (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.28.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

He has taken to crowd funding his Empowerment Tour through Indiegogo.com which will allow "the film, art, me, some guest speakers, experts in the field to talk to the kids and we are hoping to reach 80 schools."

Meet the Founder of Highlight -- the Hottest App At SXSW (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

When creating the app, Davison kept asking himself questions like, "How do you make friends when you move to a new city by yourself? How do you find the right person to marry you? How do you find out more about the people around you?"

The New App: How to 'Be'

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

The Internet boom is creating a technological language around what used to just be part of basic human interaction and relatedness. Will we soon need to be advised to say hello when greeting another person, to hug our child when she cries?

No Analytics for You; How Children's Education Apps Could Suffer Under New Regulations

Morgan Reed | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology
Morgan Reed

Flurry Analytics, the leading provider of app analytics, recently decided to no longer allow its services to be used by apps for children.

Retro Music Apps Aren't Just a Novelty (for iPhone and iPad)

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

The iPhone, iPad, and Android smartphones may not be the best-sounding portable devices we've ever heard but they can pull crazy stunts like pretending to be a cassette player, vinyl turntable, or boombox.

Adam Carolla on New App, Turning Down Multi-Million Dollar Radio Deal for Podcasting

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.04.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

In this influencer segment Adam stopped by the studio to tell us about the next thing he's going to conquer... apps.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: The Gift in a NYC Bathroom and Graffiti6 Gets Solo and Stripped Down

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Nuno Goncalves of the Portugal psych pop band The Gift used the trendy iPad tablet earlier this month in a dressing room restroom located backstage of Le Poisson Rouge in NYC to perform a track with his band.

WATCH: Android App Helps The Homeless Get Off The Streets

Posted 12.17.2011 | Impact

iFindit collected a $10,000 app-contest grand prize for taking Chicago’s homeless from the streets, to food pantries, farmers’ markets, medical cl...

Lizzie Schiffman

CTA Offers Previously Unreleased Mapping And Rider Data To Chicago App Developers

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

Ever wish there was a way to predict--and avoid--the thousands of neighborhood events and attractions that can jam up an L platform without warning? O...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

There's An App For That: Going To College Via Smartphone

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.28.2011 | College

Mobile devices now offer yet another option for a generation adept at distraction -- behold, going to college by smartphone. Earlier this week, the...

Brainscape Taps Into the Greatest App of All: Your Brain

An Xiao Mina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
An Xiao Mina

Until we find a way to plug in a USB port into our our bodies, an app like Brainscape brings us back to that most ancient, powerful and readily-available app of all: the human brain.

Offensive Catholic iPhone App Controversy Continues

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Wayne Besen

Last week, Truth Wins Out caused an international uproar by criticizing a new Catholic iPhone confession app that asks users, "Have I been guilty of a...

Starbucks Mobile Payments -- The Future Is Coming Fast (VIDEO)

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Brett King

The Starbucks App links your phone to your pre-paid Starbucks card to process payments using a QR code on the screen, which can be scanned by a small reader connected to the cash register. The experience was, in a word, engaging.

Book, Video, eBook:

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In an eBook Summit talk, Vook CEO Brad Inman and Perseus Books Group online marketing director Peter Costanzo explained the process for turning a prin...