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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

Hopper.com | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

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

Hopper.com | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

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.

How Periscope Is Changing the Game

Katie Lance | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Katie Lance

The first week I was on Periscope I had the most vivid dreams (which sounds crazy to admit) but I think a big part of it was getting the chance to not just see the world through a filtered TV show, but through an 'average Joe.'

Secrets of a Career Climb: Make Shit Happen, Deal When It Does

Jim Treacy | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Jim Treacy

Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.

Beta-Testing Empathy With TableTribes

Erica Schlaikjer | Posted 04.28.2015 | DC
Erica Schlaikjer

"If an entire city could share a single conversation, what would we talk about?" That's the premise of TableTribes, a mobile app that aims to bring...

Metrics and Accountability in Mobile Marketing

Anindya Datta | Posted 06.12.2015 | Media
Anindya Datta

Measuring the effectiveness of marketing spend in general, and advertising spend in particular, are issues of great importance to CMOs and CFOs. Much work has been done in this area, often referred to as Marketing Performance Measurement (MPM), and Advertising Performance Measurement (APM), respectively.

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

Hopper.com | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Covering everything from when to book and when to fly to some of the top travel tools for staying getting the best airfare prices, some seriously useful tips for getting the biggest bargains in the sky are ahead.

Some of My Favorite Tech Gadgets From CES 2015

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.23.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Apple Watch, Apple Watch, Apple Watch. Everyone's talking about the Apple Watch. And I'm just tuning out.

San Francisco's Launch Fest Signals Enthusiasm for 2015's Tech Economy

Andre Bourque | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

Whether it's weekend hacked innovation or unveiling funded, fully functioning products, San Francisco's technology arteries can be used to gauge our country's broader interest and investment in innovation. That's what San Francisco's Launch Festival does each year.

You Have the Next Billion-dollar Mobile App Idea -- Should You Pursue It?

Alex Moazed | Posted 05.06.2015 | Technology
Alex Moazed

As you do your research, you'll find three main scenarios to describe the competitive environment in your industry. Part of the balancing act you need to perform is to understand who your true competitive threats are.

How To Quickly Delete All The Screenshots Clogging Up Your iPhone's Storage

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 03.02.2015 | Technology

Apple's current operating system has no easy way to manage your photos on your device. But not to fear, there's an app to save us.

8 Apps to Help You Plan a Great Night Out While You're on a Business Trip

Andre Bourque | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

When your business is done for the day, you have the perfect chance to get out on the town and see the sights. With limited time, however, it's important that you make the most of every minute. Having the right apps on your mobile devices will arm you with everything you need to make the most of whatever town you're in.