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Single Daters Suffer From Mobile Phone Anxiety Disorder

Julie Spira | Posted 09.22.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

Has the cell phone replaced the teddy bear to keep singles warm at night? Apparently so, as the need to sleep with or near your mobile phone is on the rise. No longer for emergency purposes, the cell phone now plays a key role in dating and relationships 24 hours a day.

Mobile Has Gone Native: The Next Phase of Advertising Is Here

Ken Willner | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Ken Willner

Gone are the days of traditional advertising, the new mobile frontier is demanding that consumers and advertisers shift their online habits to the sma...

Kevin Short

'Like Taking Candy From a Baby': NY State Troopers Crack Down on Cell Phones | Kevin Short | Posted 07.23.2013 | Technology

Coasting down the tree-lined Sprain Brook Parkway outside New York City, State Trooper Imani Kirkland scans his eyes from driver to driver, on the pro...

Dating in a Texting World

Julie Spira | Posted 09.17.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

What is the proper etiquette for returning a date's text message? This is a question that I get asked quite frequently.

Mobile Advertising Nearly Doubles Worldwide, Reaching $8.9 Billion

Nataly Kelly | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Nataly Kelly

While it's true that many companies work with local creative agencies to develop targeted advertising that is unique to each market, campaigns that are launched globally with a cohesive central theme are not uncommon.

Celebrity Stylist Rachel Zoe Joins Fashion Gaming Trend

Richard Tso | Posted 08.25.2013 | Style
Richard Tso

As consumers flock to the mobile platform, advertisers are adjusting their strategies to capture the attention of people on their most trusted personal computing device. Tablets and smartphones represent the biggest opportunity and challenge for fashion marketers.

Mom Escorted Off Plane After Altercation With Police

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel

No one likes that airline passenger who's yakking away on a cell phone right up to when the doors close, but one US Airways passenger recently took th...

The Rise of Mobile Technology in Higher Ed

Sean Devine | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Sean Devine

Mobile technologies are creating new ways for students to connect with their course materials, their classes and their colleagues, while also providing new ways to save money, while increasing access, productivity and flexibility.

The Next Mobile Frontier: The 'iCar'?

Joseph Farrell | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Last week, the newest frontier in mobility and application development dawned: the "iCar." During its annual World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC), Apple announced plans to bring the iOS experience in 2014 to at least 12 different car markers.

How Your Phone Can Help You Get Better Sleep

Posted 06.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

Nowadays, we are on-the-go more than ever. There is so much going on, that it's hard to remember what you need at the grocery store, or if you fed the...

Life Without a Cellphone -- Part 2: Reintroduction

Omer Rosen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Technology
Omer Rosen

Soon, a flush will require a swipe, a faucet turn two blinks, and the heat a quick plea to Siri's granddaughter. Yes, the time will come when life has transformed so drastically that living will truly be impossible without electronic self-augmentation.

The Internet of Things in Motion: Interview with Ayla Network's CEO David Friedman

James Grundvig | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

The word "thing" has its roots from the Viking days of yore. In Iceland, the Althing was founded in 930 AD at Thingvellir--the "assembly fields"--the ...

Why Mobile Messaging Doesn't Signal The End For Social Networks

Liz O'Neill Dennison | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Liz O'Neill Dennison

We spend 82% of our mobile media time in apps, and Facebook alone accounts for 23% of that in-app time. Within Facebook, 40% of our time is spent in Newsfeed where we consume, share and comment on photos, news stories, status updates and videos.

From iOS to OM: When High Tech Meets High Touch

Aditi Nerurkar, MD | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology
Aditi Nerurkar, MD

Harnessing patient motivation is a big theme in health care right now, with health coaching and motivational interviewing being the buzzwords du jour. So your smartphone, never more than an arm's length away, might be a powerful health motivator.

Technology Is Not a Bridge to Nowhere

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business
Eva M. Clayton

One thing is clear, freeing up more spectrum for commercial wireless use will foster innovation -- leading to new or improved apps and services that have and will continue to empower minority and rural communities.

For New FCC Chair, Getting Spectrum Auction Rules Right Is Critical Early Test

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Jason A. Llorenz

Putting spectrum to its most productive use is the best way to serve consumers, especially Hispanics and others for whom wireless is a critical gateway to jobs, education, and other life-enriching experiences.

The Secret Life of Snapchat Pictures

Russ Warner | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Russ Warner

Today's generation of app users has been trained to post quickly and disregard the consequences. But beware. You really are what you post.

Bollywood Actors Stand Up Against Violence

Nancy Schwartzman | Posted 07.22.2013 | World
Nancy Schwartzman

As we celebrate the support and endorsement from Bollywood actors to stop domestic violence and promote women's rights, we can't help but wonder where that same support is in the U.S. and the Western World.

The Spy and the Mobile Phone

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 07.20.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

A simple phone is harder to track than a smartphone. Such a phone would lack the WIFI, Bluetooth and GPS features of a smart phone, it would contain very little information.

Help More Babies Survive The First Day

Janice Frey-Angel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Janice Frey-Angel

Even more shocking is that more babies die within the first day of life in the United States than any other country in the world. This is not only the highest rate of any industrialized country, it is also 50 percent greater than all other industrialized countries combined. In our own backyard, mothers are experiencing unhealthy pregnancies and deliveries, and babies are dying.

SaaS Rolls Into the Third Wave at the Cloud Analytics Summit

James Grundvig | Posted 07.08.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Excel isn't going away, but it is no longer the default front-end UI, nor the only way to communicate data.

A 9/11 for College Students: Remembering Boston

Susan Moeller | Posted 07.07.2013 | Media
Susan Moeller

They told me -- in an assignment that asked them to reflect on how they heard of the marathon bombing -- that Boston hit them hard because they learned of the news by themselves, and often when they were alone, away from family.

Life Without a Cellphone -- Part 1: Introduction

Omer Rosen | Posted 07.23.2013 | Technology
Omer Rosen

Before the cellphone age, non-emergency workers did not customarily carry around beepers in case of emergency unless they were drug dealers. Now, any slight variation or interference in one's life-pattern can qualify as emergency, proof of the need for the almighty e-slab.

In India Politicians Are Hacking the Phones and Tablets of Their Competition

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

In India there is a growing demand to recruit hackers to break into the smartphones of the political competition. But beware if you have the same idea here in the U.S. This is an arena where there is a lot of risk.

Smartphones and 'Off the Record'

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 07.01.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Speaking "off the record" usually means some form of consent, such as establishing the ground rules between the speaker and the reporter, or between the speaker and the audience. But today "off the record" is becoming a dangerous thing.