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Life Without a Cellphone -- Part 3-C: Maslow Into Madness (Unbound)

Omer Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Omer Rosen

So forget the constant chatter about robots taking our jobs and robots gaining sentience and passing Turing tests and then passing us -- taking over, in essence. These fears are misplaced. Robots are not going to take over; we will just become them.

Mobile Phone as Virtual Billboard: Locket's Ads for the Small Screen

James Grundvig | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
James Grundvig

A generation ago, stadiums were named for their cities and locations. Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Candlestick Park in San Francisco, and Meado...

More Bad Apple: Watchdog Exposes New Chinese Factory Abuses

Michelle Chen | Posted 10.10.2013 | Home
Michelle Chen

Apple's growth and reputation for innovation have long been built on the shaky foundation of rock-bottom wages and poor labor conditions in Chinese fa...

Corporate Phone Spying Is Becoming a Big Deal

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 10.09.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Americans are increasingly aware about government spying activities, which are getting more and more scrutiny as leaks about the range and extent of "official" spying become known. But Americans are far less aware that spying is hardly limited to our government, or any other government for that matter.

Life Without a Cellphone -- Part 3-B: Maslow Into Madness (Rabbit Holes)

Omer Rosen | Posted 10.06.2013 | Technology
Omer Rosen

He left his ringer on by accident--this happens often enough that we should just consider it a standard risk of carrying your phone.

Wakefield Survey Reveals Technology in Education Impacts College Students' Pocketbooks and Performance

Sean Devine | Posted 10.06.2013 | College
Sean Devine

According to the National Retail Federation, total back-to-school and college spending is poised to surpass $72.5 billion this year. Topping the shop...

How to Turn an Apple Believer to Android in Ten Minutes or Less

Oren Frank | Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology
Oren Frank

So why talk Android? Because you insulted me and my intelligence. I bought one of the very first iPhone 5's and unfortunately smashed the screen. I then went to an apple store where they asked for $400 for the repair.

Financial Inclusion and The Digital Asset Transfer Authority (DATA)

Stan Stalnaker | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology
Stan Stalnaker

On a planet rapidly coming online through mobile technologies, there's an urgent need to develop financial empowerment. Today, leaders from the emerging payment and virtual currency industry announced a Committee for the Establishment of the Digital Asset Transfer Authority.

A Samsung Galaxy S4 Allegedly Did This

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology

Samsung's hottest smartphone got a little too hot for one man in Hong Kong. The man, known only as Du, says a flaming Samsung Galaxy S4 torched his...

Life Without a Cellphone -- Part 3-A: Maslow Into Madness

Omer Rosen | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
Omer Rosen

What does it mean that the last thing I do before going to sleep and the first thing I do upon waking, before using the bathroom or eating or even drinking a cup of water, is check messages?

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.