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Finding Real, Lasting Love In Our "Dating App" Culture

Johnny Skandros | Posted 02.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Johnny Skandros

As Valentine's Day approaches, and you find yourself single, as I am, you might find yourself looking online for "the one." As the Founder of SCRUFF, one of the largest gay dating apps in the world, I'm regularly asked if it's realistic that guys can find real love and long lasting relationships on apps.

Lean On: A Mobile Mentoring App for Women

Ruth Starkman | Posted 02.10.2016 | Technology
Ruth Starkman

It's 8:30 AM in Palo Alto and I'm skyping with the CEO of Lean On, Chedva Kleinhandler, who is telling me about her new mobile mentoring app for women...

10 Great Mobile Applications That Will Increase Your Cash Flow

Gene Marks | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Businesses are beginning to adopt mobile applications to help them better manage their customers, collaborate with their teams and make their employees more productive. Which all, in turn, serves to please the Cash Flow Gods. The choices are growing and their power is increasing.

Clash of Syrian Clans: How an Online Game Reflects the Syrian Conflict

Omar Sayfo | Posted 01.07.2016 | World
Omar Sayfo

Fighting in a clan from his Syrian hometown and coordinating battles against clans he was randomly matched with around the globe was one of the ways 24-year-old Hosam maintained spiritual ties with the land and community he had left behind.

The Artsy Apps That Justify Spending Time On Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.07.2016 | Arts

I'm the kind of person who doesn't like playing games on their iPhone. I'm not much for Candy Crush or Angry Birds or Words with Friends, and I don't...

Technology to Improve Our Lives

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 01.04.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

While there are innovative new technologies focused on keeping us entertained, what is most impactful are the technologies focused on improving our lives and keeping us healthy.

New Year 2016: How Consumers Will Rock Health Care

Lynn Vos | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Lynn Vos

Now is the time for the health sector to seize the moment, and remake itself from an industry that treats illness to one that succeeds at preventing it. Communication is the cure for people to make better decisions, adopt positive behaviors, adhere to treatment and practices and lead healthier lives.

The Best NYE Advice from Social-Mobile Experts

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 12.30.2015 | Technology
Shane Paul Neil

In 2015, New Year's Eve can be an ultra-efficient, mobile-driven experience. With social networking, ecommerce, crowdsourced service, and lifestyle-enhancing mobile apps, today's NYE can be seamlessly assembled at the swipe of a screen.

The Long and Short of Mobile-Friendly Website Development

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.25.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

Let's begin by stating the old hard fact that any website administrator and owner needs to acknowledge and live with -- your website needs to rock on all devices, not just mobiles, and that includes 50-inch in-home theater screens as well.

Celebrate the Mobile Moment

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 12.11.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

The holidays are a time of reflection and a chance to look back and give thanks for blessings--large and small--that keep us connected to loved ones a...

Mobile Social Media Marketing and Privacy in 2016

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Social business is quickly shifting to precision targeting made possible by consumers downloading mobile apps. Mobile social media marketing is taki...

What a Muslim Does When It's Time to Pray

Anhar Karim | Posted 12.02.2015 | Religion
Anhar Karim

While the religious intent is for these prayers to serve as penta-daily reminders, in practice things get a little complicated.

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
Lantern

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

Hopper.com | Posted 10.14.2015 | 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.