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A Million Programmers? How About a Billion Problem Solvers!

Grant Hosford | Posted 11.11.2015 | Education
Grant Hosford

Thanks to initiatives like Hour of Code and major moves by some of the country's largest school districts, coding and computer science are finally starting to enter the mainstream of K-12 education.

2016 Predictions: Key Trends Will Transform Mobile Engagement

Julie Ask | Posted 11.11.2015 | Technology
Julie Ask

2016 will be the most consequential year for companies on the path to customer obsession, and that includes adapting to empowered customers who expect...

Do E-Commerce Apps Really Make Money?

Dorit Sasson | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Dorit Sasson

Mobile commerce or the process of making purchases from one's mobile - typically a smartphone, has now become the norm of making purchases. To your le...

There's Probably $900,000 Worth Of Apps On Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 10.24.2015 | Technology

Smartphones are expensive. The average price of an Android device is about $250, while an iPhone is over $600. That's way, way more tha...

10 Ways To Increase Mobile App Rankings and Downloads

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

The age of mobile is upon us, and as a result, many emerging and existing brands are taking their online presence to the next level by introducing their own mobile apps.

Are Beacons the QR Code of 2015?

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 10.16.2015 | Technology
Jeanette Cajide

Beacon technology, currently used in some parks, museums, retail stores and restaurants, has failed to gain any meaningful traction in the last few years. It's a familiar feeling to me because it is reminiscent of a time in 2010 when marketers and advertisers rushed to implement a QR code strategy for their business.

Why I've Brought the Public Relations Industry Mobile

Allison Kugel | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology
Allison Kugel

Business, particularly the business of communications and public relations, is about forward movement, mobile technology and making the once inaccessible, accessible for everyone.

My Kid Hates Me and It's All My iPhone's Fault

Ashish Toshniwal | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Ashish Toshniwal

As I watch my infant son navigate a touch screen like he was born to it, which he technically has been, I start to wonder what a typical day in our house will look like in just a few short years, when he is eleven.

Mobile Entrepreneurs Share Insight Into Building a Successful Business

Diane Smith | Posted 10.15.2015 | 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.

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.

The Next Generation Retail Mobile Consumer -- Wait 'til You See This!

Scott MacFarland | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Imagine, mobile takes over retail... completely. Customers research, compare and even purchase while they are standing at the merchandise rack in the store.

6 Mobile Apps That Let You Book Travel on Your Phone | Posted 10.14.2015 | 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 Healthy Habits for the Next Digital Generation

Payam Zamani | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Payam Zamani

Our behavior online affects our behavior in the real world and vice versa. Making an impact starts with small habits of positive action.

The Top Five Apps For Staying Positive and Productive

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

As an entrepreneur who is highly focused on personal development, I'm always looking for new tools to keep me focused, positive and motivated. When I turned to apps for help, I found a myriad of options at my disposal.

H2H Solutions to S2S Problems in the Information Age: A Case for Digital Diplomacy in East Asia

Meicen Sun | Posted 08.12.2015 | World
Meicen Sun

The world we live in is digital, and individual, as it is also political and persistently statist. State actors' control of economic resources, combined with their monopoly in the legitimate use of force, has helped maintain their superiority over non-state actors.

SEO Is Dying & Millennials Won't Attend The Funeral

Tim Burd | Posted 07.29.2015 | Technology
Tim Burd

Now, I'm not trying to be coy or just attack SEOs the way John Oliver seems to have it out for social media experts, but let's get one thing clear: SEO is dying because of how millennials are now using the mobile and social web.

This App Could Help Combat Racial Profiling During Traffic Stops

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.28.2015 | Black Voices

  Like many people of color, Mbye Njie says he's been racially profiled by police. And like many people of color -- he's fed up. Now, Njie ...

Killers and Deaths Everywhere (in Technology)

Ravikiran Rajagopal | Posted 07.27.2015 | Technology
Ravikiran Rajagopal

I install a lot of apps on my mobile and tablet. But recently I have changed. I am trying to avoid installing apps if I am going to use them occasionally. It just consumes space in my phone, and there is no way I am going to find it when I need anyways.

The 9 Best Mobile Apps for Running Your Business

Jared Hecht | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Jared Hecht

If you're like many small business owners, you rely on your smartphone even more than your desktop or laptop. To ensure they don't miss a beat whether at home, in the car or at a client's office, what smartphone apps do successful entrepreneurs owners rely on?

Everfest Revolutionizes The Festival App

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.13.2015 | Technology
Morena Duwe

With the exponential growth of music festival culture comes its exponential evolution. Organizing these events, whether big or small, is no easy feat, and many festivals are extremely eco-conscious, emphasizing the "leave-no-trace" philosophy.

How We Connect: Mobile Is Shifting The Internet Dynamic

Kathy Brown | Posted 07.09.2015 | Technology
Kathy Brown

If the next billion are coming online as a result of mobile, then it is incumbent upon us to make sure that the technology does not limit them in any way.

Lowest Airfare in at Least Four Years on the Way | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel

It looks like low fuel prices are finally passing along (small) savings to consumers. Additionally, low-cost carriers are helping to bring airfares down, with increased service from Norwegian Air Shuttle, Icelandair, JetBlue and more.

Hotels: 2.5 Million Scams But Oodles of Mobile Potential

Andre Bourque | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

The future of the rich experience hotel is a mobile one. Let's hope industry advancements help us differentiate the good guys from the scammers, with a bon voyage to the latter.

Are Your Kids 'Addicted' to Mobile Games?

Catriona Wallis | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Catriona Wallis

As a parent of vivacious boys aged 5 and 8 obsessed with breaking-up and creating blocks and hiding from the Enderman in the mobile version of Minecraft, I have conflicting feelings about my kids playing this game.

Lessons Learned From Starbucks on Experimenting With Mobile Marketing at Retail

Brian Honigman | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Brian Honigman

This type of marketing is still developing, but learning first how to effectively experiment with different uses of mobile to see what works and what doesn't now is important for continued success in the future.