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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 Musical.ly 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 musical.ly'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.

Khloe Kardashian Would Definitely 'Do It' With Bill Clinton

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment

Khloe Kardashian put her own spin on the classic game "F**k, Marry, Kill" with a rendition she likes to call "F**k, Marry, Friend-Zone." The 31-year-...

The major problem with dating apps

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.30.2015 | Technology

The problem of too many options is ruining modern dating, according to Sherry Turkle, professor of the social studies of Science at MIT. Turkle explai...

The Latino Emojis You Never Knew You Needed Are Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 11.20.2015 | Latino Voices

Get ready to lose your 💩! An app that includes more than 250 emojis inspired by the food, culture and people of six different Latin American count...

New App Lets You Match Your Nail Polish To Literally Any Color Ever

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Style

Ever watched a sunset and thought to yourself, "Man, I wish I could wear that EXACT shade of purple on my nails?" Well now there's an app for that. Sh...

'Professor Astro Cat' Is The Educational App Kids Will Actually Want

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.10.2015 | Technology

Studying topics like science and math can often be a tedious activity for kids. A new app aims to change that, letting youngsters interact with mobile...

The Invisible Superhero

Safa Sadeghpour | Posted 10.26.2015 | Impact
Safa Sadeghpour

If a comic-book superhero had stopped a falling plane, the entire entire nation would crowd to see it -- and the president himself would be giving her a medal on national TV. If we met her, we'd excitedly ask what her workout regimen is and what designer made her supersuit.

Ariel Winter Looks Ahead, Prepares for Life After Modern Family and Sofia the First

Jim Hill | Posted 10.12.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Between recording dialogue for "Sofia the First: The Secret Library" and getting ready to take her College Boards in real life, Ariel Winter has really been hitting the books lately.

App Community Shuns 5p Plastic Bags In England

Elbi | Posted 10.07.2015 | Green
Elbi

Today on Elbi, people both sides of the Atlantic are swapping plastic bags for heartwarming photos of the future of our planet. Whether it's the might and beauty of Mother Nature or the next generation smiling, they're fighting plastic with positivity.

Why You Shouldn’t Be Mad About This Car-Sharing App For The 1%

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology

It just got a little bit easier for residents of a fancy Manhattan apartment building to get around the Big Apple. But don't be jealous: This could be...

We Should Be Worried About 'Peeple,' The App That Lets You Review Other Humans

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 10.01.2015 | Technology

Here we go again. Someone is making an app that's "like Yelp, for people." The new service, called Peeple, wants adults to rate and review the folks t...

6 Jewish-Themed Apps For Daily Inspiration And Learning

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.22.2015 | Religion

Screen time can often serve as a way to eat up time during a long commute or appear occupied in a room full of strangers. But every now and then, an a...