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Raffler's Disruption of the Lottery

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.12.2017 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Anyone who knows me, knows that I'm not a fan of gambling. My theory has always been that we should work hard to earn our money and then spend it, inv...

Save Without Straining Your Brain: See What Acorns, Digit and Qapital Do

NerdWallet | Posted 02.08.2017 | Business
NerdWallet

By Amber Murikami-Fester Saving up for the future can be daunting. Whether you have your eye on a tropical vacation or you're stockpiling for your...

There Is Passive Income Hiding In Your Driveway

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 02.06.2017 | San Francisco
Rachel Wolfson

With more than 38 million people living in California, a surprisingly low number of on-street public parking spaces are made available. As a result, commuters waste time and experience frustration as they endlessly search to find parking.

FitBit's Shift In Focus Was Inevitable

Julie Ask | Posted 02.01.2017 | Technology
Julie Ask

Fitbit announced on Monday that it will lay off 110 employees and warned investors of lower than forecasted revenue. Fitbit continues to do well, but ...

Is Your Mobile App Idea Useful or Useless?

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 12.06.2016 | Business
Rachel Wolfson

There are over 2 million apps listed across app stores, yet less than 1 percent of consumer mobile apps are successful. So, what's the secret sauce ...

10 Of The Best Travel Apps For Cheap Flights, Quick Hotels And More

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.24.2016 | Travel

Most travelers already know how to search Kayak for flights or Hotels.com for rooms. But holiday travel season is a monster that calls for reinforceme...

Your Startup Does Not Need "Adult Supervision"

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.16.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

A friend of mine came over the other night for a pep talk. He works at a San Francisco logistics startup. And he said that things are going well and n...

The 'Trump Alarm' Will Remind You To Vote In The Most Irritating Way

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.07.2016 | Comedy

Just in case, for some reason, you needed a final push before voting on Tuesday, there’s an app for that. Developer Julie Yaunches, creative directo...

Moving Beyond the Screen Time Debate: The Road Out of the Digital Wild West

Michael Levine | Posted 10.21.2016 | Education
Michael Levine

Today's announcement by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the joint statement of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Heal...

Why Branded Employee Apps Are the Future of Workplace Interaction

Dan Steiner | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Dan Steiner

It's becoming increasingly difficult for professionals to communicate face-to-face, since teams have become so widespread. Even if your business has e...

Online Product Building with Anastasia Hilinsky

Ellie Cachette | Posted 09.09.2016 | Technology
Ellie Cachette

As an expert in product building- particularly mobile apps- I've started to notice that everyone seems to think building products is "easy" and especi...

Why You Need A Mobile App For Your Business

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

There came a time when handing someone a business card without a web address printed on it was like groping in the dark for a footprint when the whole wide world already had firm impressions under the brightness of the Sun.

The Instagram vs. Snapchat War: 43% Say They Would Delete Snapchat If Instagram 'Stories' Adds Filters

Wishbone App | Posted 08.18.2016 | Technology
Wishbone App

How do the users feel about having nearly two identical apps now taking space up on their mobile phones? Will they be ditching one for the other or keeping both for differing reasons?

There's a Behavioral Revolution Coming. Will Mobile Apps Be Ready?

Quora | Posted 07.28.2016 | Technology
Quora

How can mindful apps be successful if the internet's primary revenue stream is advertising? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing netwo...

3 Executive Insights for Application of Artificial Intelligence in eCommerce

Daniel Faggella | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Daniel Faggella

At the recent VentureBeat MobileBeat conference on July 13, a panel of executives assembled to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on the future of commerce.

Pokémon For Folks Who Don't Give A Hoot About Squirtles Or Zubats

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

People are seeing their neighborhoods in new augmented detail through the eyes of their mobile device. Some are giggling. Some are grimacing or perplexed, but they're all engaged.

Why Pokémon GO Became An Instant Phenomenon

The Conversation US | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

Pokémon GO's rapid success demonstrates the potential for well-designed augmented reality games to connect people to one another and their physical environment.

10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch Gives Young Geeks a Boost when they Need It Most

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.07.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Pity the poor student geek. Their classmates are hanging out, messaging friends, or maybe playing on the soccer team. The school aged geeks, however, are driven by coding and tinkering. Although more and more schools are creating robotics or coding clubs, high tech endeavors made by students are often very lonely pursuits.

6 Must-Have Mom Apps

Julee Morrison | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Julee Morrison

Being a mom has its challenges. For me, trying to keep up with everything became chaotic comedy. Thankfully, I have a mobile device that helps me keep...

How Mobile Apps Are Changing the Home Loan Application Process

Brian Hughes | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology
Brian Hughes

Image Source: PhotoDune Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently indicated the market was not ready for an increase in interest rates. What does t...

Mobile Money: Fly Me To The Cloud And Let Me Pay My Auto Loan

April Rudin | Posted 05.13.2016 | Technology
April Rudin

Minor confession: At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, where I ran a panel on the promise of digital payment systems, I found my thoughts drifting ...

New Apps Help Taxpayers Report Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Stateline | Casey Williams | Posted 04.22.2016 | Technology

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Shorts Founder Reveals What His Product Has that Snapchat Lacks

Quora | Posted 04.21.2016 | Technology
Quora

Why would someone use Shorts instead of Snapchat? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered...

Software That Helps Travelers and Companies Selling Travel Packages Could Be Promising

Matt Hunckler | Posted 04.10.2016 | Business
Matt Hunckler

Many people are inundated with great offers promising huge discounts on a product or service. Then, the recipient of the offer begins reading the fine print. Yes, the offer is valid, but it also requires too much work to collect.

How Apps Set Me Free From the 9 to 5 (And How the Game has Changed)

Muoyo Okome | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Muoyo Okome

Can't place the exact date, but I'll never forget the feeling... Driving down Washington Blvd in my Mazda, tears welling up in my eyes. I generally n...