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How an App Helps You Feed a Child

U.N. World Food Programme | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
U.N. World Food Programme

If the global community is to be successful in marshalling new resources for humanitarian aid, we must embrace technology as an ally, now more than ever before.

A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 11.20.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

This week, Food Tank is grateful for the farmers, researchers, and activists who are working tirelessly to improve the food system every day. Accor...

Talking App Development With Tajddin Maghni

Phil Simon | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

People often forget that the original iPhone shipped sans its iconic app store. That's right, before "there was an app for that", there weren't any contemporary apps at all.

Iran, the Next Startup Hub? An Interview with Tehran's Millennial Ecosystem Insiders

Elnaz Moghangard | Posted 11.18.2015 | Technology
Elnaz Moghangard

Tehran, Iran --Pictured from left to right: MohammadReza Azali, Alireza Jozi and Hamed Jafari Silicon Valley, Miami, New York, Austin. These are pla...

4 Apps That Prevent Information Overload

Mansal Denton | Posted 11.17.2015 | Technology
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Mansal Denton

Don't download all of these apps thinking that any of it is going to "save" you. The only way to prevent yourself from becoming overwhelmed by information on the internet is to prevent yourself from falling down rabbit holes.

Google Creates Smart Replies for Dumb Emails

Greg Schwem | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

The helpful folks at Google are at it again, determined to automate every daily task so that mankind will one day wake up and immediately go back to bed upon realizing there is nothing for it to do.

BuzzFeed Launches New App QuizChat

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.12.2015 | Media

BuzzFeed launched a new app Thursday that will allow users to take collaborative quizzes with their friends, meaning you and your best friend can fig...

Desperate Dad Turns to Kardashians for Help

Forrest Brakeman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Comedy
Forrest Brakeman

I watched her play The Kardashian game on her phone for hours, amazed that something could keep her attention for so long. Longer than Pretty Little Liars. Longer than Supernatural. Way longer than she would talk to me.

3 Tips to Make Wearable Technology Work

Catherine Calarco | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Calarco

Does your technology resonate with the individual? Does your brand inspire people to get involved? Build revenue and profit with purposeful technology. Read these three tips that will help you to better understand creating compelling apps in the wearable tech market:

7 Ways to Increase the Comfort of Your Home

Mahogany Clayton | Posted 11.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Mahogany Clayton

What's the point of a countdown to relaxation if your home is in fact just another stress-box? Make your home an actual getaway with some of these surefire tips that will make you want to skip those after work happy hours to just curl up on the couch.

Ride Hail Apps: Not Nearly as Safe as You Think

Shannon McDeez | Posted 11.05.2015 | Technology
Shannon McDeez

In busy cities, we are all looking to 'get there faster', but at what cost? While legislators on the state and federal level grapple with how to move forward, users must heed these concerns and be wary when using these apps.

Guys, Stop Doing This in Your Tinder Profile

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women
Sarah Beauchamp

Moral of the story: Tinder is shallow. Just do the best with what you got. But not if what you got is a photo of you taking a Jello shot out of your ex's cleavage.

Tinder Live! Will Make You Feel Less Alone in the Horrible World of Online Dating

Sarah Beauchamp | Posted 11.04.2015 | Comedy
Sarah Beauchamp

Whiskies in hand, my girlfriend and I make our way down the long, winding line to the basement of Union Hall in Brooklyn. It's a packed house for a sold-out Tinder Live! show, a monthly comedy show hosted by comedian and writer Lane Moore.

Angst By Social Media: Mastering the Ergonomics of the Mind

Sanjna Verma | Posted 11.03.2015 | College
Sanjna Verma

During midterms week, it was almost relieving to have my phone die so I could delay my responses and duties by a couple hours and have that time to focus on studying. But I realized that having good studying habits were void if I didn't have good social media habits!

Your Venmo Transactions Leave a Publicly Accessible Money Trail

Aran Khanna | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Aran Khanna

I built a Chrome extension that found thousands of Venmo users PUBLICLY revealing their failed dates, late night food runs, losing poker streaks, and more. After a few uses of Venmo, I noticed that the app was giving me the option to share transactions (minus the amount) publicly on my Venmo newsfeed.

Mobile App Fever: How to Spot the Symptoms

Heather Franzese | Posted 10.27.2015 | Impact
Heather Franzese

The idea of building an app is attractive for many reasons. First, it's tangible. You can build it and put your name on it. Second, it's completely customizable. The canvas is only limited to your imagination and your coding skill. Third, you can track it, monitoring downloads and usage. And of course, you stand to gain money and fame if your app is successful with the masses.

How Embracing Our Computer Overlords Can Keep Us Healthy

Gina Keatley | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Okay, so maybe we haven't yet reached the point where we are in the Matrix, but it is amazing to think how much technology has evolved into our lives ...

How to Promote Your Restaurant Through Mobile Apps

John Rampton | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
John Rampton

There seems to be a new restaurant opening up every other day. Regardless of how big, or small, the place you live in is, there is always a new local grill or chain opening up. So how do you differentiate yourself from every other food joint opening up?

#APPMYLIFE Rover & the future of Content Discovery on Mobile

Nancy Laws | Posted 10.20.2015 | Technology
Nancy Laws

Flipora which offers a popular content discovery app for the iPhone & Android has launched a new version of its app and rebranded itself to Rover. The rebrand comes with new features and a complete visual redesign of the service that makes the app even more fun to use.

Creator of Peeple, App That Lets You Rate Other People, Sets Record Straight About Product

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 10.16.2015 | Dr. Phil

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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.