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Is the American Academy of Pediatrics Copping Out on Kids' Screen Time?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.13.2015 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Updating old policies can be a good thing as a way to keep current and consistent with the latest thinking and research. But all indications are that the changes are heading in the wrong direction.

Charity Meets App And It's Happily Ever After

Elbi | Posted 10.12.2015 | Impact

Volunteering, contributing and crowdfunding are all ways our supporters have recently helped CHW, and now that Elbi has launched, people will be able to help and interact with us through the app.

Yelp For Human Beings Is A Truly Horrible Idea

Jill Robbins | Posted 10.11.2015 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

Did you hear about the soon-to-be-released app, 'Peeple?' Think Yelp for humans. Yes ... applying a rating scale to humans. Yes ... really.

New School In Ghana Learns Art And English Via App

Elbi | Posted 10.08.2015 | Impact

You know that time you kill on your phone? Candy Crush blah blah, or just vacantly swiping through a negative news feed? The Elbi community are putting that time to good use and helping a new school in Ghana with English and Art lessons, straight from their phones.

#IOT Cybersecurity for Internet of Things Affects Reputation

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Ah, the Internet of Things. Just the sound of it sends thrills, chills and huge question marks through both technologists and regular people alike.

#APPMYLIFE: Loving Your Skin Simplified

Nancy Laws | Posted 10.01.2015 | Small Business
Nancy Laws

#appmylife allows busy moms and gals to discover amazing new apps that simplify our lives significantly. In the past we have featured apps that sim...

10 Kids' Media Picks That Celebrate and Explore Latino Culture

Common Sense Media | Posted 10.01.2015 | Latino Voices
Common Sense Media

Interested in learning more about the Mayan empire? Or maybe the Aztecs? Want to increase your vocabulary in Spanish? Explore the language, culture and history of Latino people and places with these top-rated picks and programs for every age.

Personal Messenger App Keeps You Closer to Loved Ones Located Time Zones Away

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 10.01.2015 | Technology
Kyle McCarthy

In 2013, 14 million couples defined themselves as being in a long distance relationship. Anyone who has been in one where your significant other is time zones away, knows how hard it can be to make time to connect with one another with the time difference.

Can an Old Boss Sue Someone for Starting Their Own Company?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

Most employers are, honestly, thrilled when their employees strike out on their own. Smule's founder has even invested in start-ups created by ex-Smule staff; though none overlap with Smule's market.

Mobile Entrepreneurs Share Insight Into Building a Successful Business

Diane Smith | Posted 09.30.2015 | Technology
Diane Smith

I recently had the chance to catch up with two remarkable entrepreneurs and Mobileys winners, Carlos Fernandez, Jr., Co-Founder of Page-Out/Clutch Studio and Siobhan Bulfin, Founder and CEO of Melon Health.

Educating Ghana: Help Teach From Your Phone

Elbi | Posted 09.24.2015 | Impact

Once upon a time in a small Ghanaian village called Abenta, children could only learn when the sun was out. The lack of shelter meant any wind or rain in sight meant class was over. That was just a few years ago, but Village By Village fixed it.

Jakub Wants Animal Pictures to Color in Hospital

Elbi | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact

Jakub here is stuck in hospital, recovering from 5 organ transplants. Like every child on the planet, Jakub loves Minions. What makes him a bit different is his Hirschsprung's Disease.

How Can I Be a Professional Role Model for My Child When I Work From Home?

Scott Valins | Posted 09.22.2015 | Parents
Scott Valins

Working from home while parenting presents a massive set of challenges, rewards and obstacles. Yes. Am I thankful to observe the daily growth of my daughter? Yes. Am I perplexed as to how I can be a professional role model to my daughter when she interprets my 'computer time' as play - Absolutely.

Anonymity Is Your Last Chance to Stick it to The Man

Jimmy Leach | Posted 09.21.2015 | Technology
Jimmy Leach

You'll have seen the cartoon. Everyone's seen the New Yorker cartoon of two dogs in front of a PC, with the savvier one saying ''On the internet, nobody knows you're a dog." Those days are long gone -- now everyone knows what breed of dog you are, what canine websites you visit, where you purchase your collars and your preference of colour for water bowls.

Publishers Need To Get With The Times: Analytics Is The New Advertising

Jonathan Albright | Posted 09.21.2015 | Media
Jonathan Albright

For platforms like Facebook, content is a means to an end for analytics data, not the other way around. Advertising--as iconic as it might have been in the mass media days--unfortunately, is neither.

Science vs. Snake Oil: 3 Steps to Choosing a Health App That Actually Works

Lantern | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living

There seems to be a health app for everything. Sleep better, train for a marathon, stick to your medication schedule -- there's nothing you can't do when you've got a smartphone. But with more than 100,000 health and wellness apps available, the options can be paralyzing.

2015 State of Sales -- Data-Driven, Mobile, Tech Savvy and Collaborative

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

Precision selling cannot be achieved without use of analytic, mobile, social and cloud technologies.

Eating Addiction: There's an App for That

Robert Pretlow, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Robert Pretlow, M.D.

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5 Apps That Are Better Than A Personal Trainer

Thrillist | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't. But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets.

5 First Steps to App Adoption

Dr. Sean Wise | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Dr. Sean Wise

Dear Professor Investor, I have come up with a never-been-done-yet app idea that is really legitimate. What's next? Beth from Washington, DC ========...

Wearable Technologies: Sci-Fi Novels Gone Awry?

Sanjna Verma | Posted 09.03.2015 | Technology
Sanjna Verma

My hopes for wearable technology is that it evolves to assist our human evolution, not handicap it. I don't want to see our blood types poisoned by inserting chips unnecessarily into the crevices of our body, but I do want wearable technology to create longer lifetimes, invent eco-friendly homes, and above all, sustain the planet and humanity.

Top 6 Apps for Business Owners (and How to Leverage Them to Save You Time)

David Finkel | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Here is a short list of my top 6 apps and how I use them to better run my business. All of them are inexpensive, simple, and best in class.

Monetizing Neighborliness

Lee-Sean Huang | Posted 08.31.2015 | Technology
Lee-Sean Huang

Apps like eNeighbr are seductive in their seamlessness, but do they encourage the kind of community that we want to live in?

6 Mobile Apps That Let You Book Travel on Your Phone | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel

In 2014, 33% of U.S. travelers used their smartphones to book flights hotels, transportation, and tours. And most experts say that number is only going to grow, as more and more travelers turn to their iPhones and Androids to book travel.

5 Ways Technology Can Benefit Your Grandparents

Clara Tsao | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology
Clara Tsao

Today, 60 percent of seniors are online, growing at more than six percent every year. Although millennials are largest users technology, it can be easy to overlook the opportunities computer and mobile devices have to help those 65 and over.