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The Role of the Internet in Real Estate

Kian Moini | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Kian Moini

Having an online presence is now a must-have for real estate agents, developers and sellers, as the sector begins to acknowledge that the Internet is an integral part of the modern house-hunting process for emerging markets.

The Nerdiest Thing you Can Do With an iPhone

Kevin Lankes | Posted 03.20.2015 | Technology
Kevin Lankes

All over the Interwebs, consumers and tech gurus alike have published countless tips and tricks that help you optimize your iPhone use, but none of them so far have ascended to the level of nerdiness I'm about to bring to the table. Get ready.

5 Trends Defining Social Innovation in 2015

Pat Walsh | Posted 03.19.2015 | Impact
Pat Walsh

We have experienced an incredible wave of social innovations that are changing the lives of millions of people around the world. In 2015, a number of converging trends will create an optimal environment for inspiring, launching and sustaining social innovations like never before.

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

Andre Bourque | Posted 03.10.2015 | 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.

From Static to Mobilized

Jonathan Hall | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
Jonathan Hall

Just like electricity, mobile technology is a constant in people's lives, moving beyond first screen to omni-screen. It's something we just can't do without.

Technology for Development: Shifting the Status Quo in Africa

Courtenay Cabot Venton | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Courtenay Cabot Venton

Access to mobile technology is transforming our ability to reach the poorest of the poor.

The Black Hole

Leena Khan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Teen
Leena Khan

We were 15 friends sitting inside under artificial lighting and our hands glued to our phones on a Friday, when the enticing warmth of the sun and delicate breeze was begging us to run around outside.

Zen and the Art of Mobile Photography

Grryo | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
Grryo

Written and photographed by Scott Woodward I believe that photography is the most accessible and democratic form of artistic expression. The ubi...

How Cell Phones Are Revolutionizing Access to Financial Services

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 03.10.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Across the Global North, online banking solidifies its dominance and apps like Venmo simplify mobile payments. In the Global South, people with little money to their name struggle to open bank accounts, get loans, and make payments.

10 Consumer Trends and Implications for Marketing Practice in 2015

Jenny Darroch | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Jenny Darroch

As a marketing professor and therefore an active researcher, I pay close attention to changes in consumption and how these changes might impact marketing strategy. Below, I outline ten observations related to consumer trends and offer questions for you to contemplate as you fine-tune your marketing strategies for 2015.

The Bible App Reveals Its Most Popular Verses Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.29.2014 | Religion

The Bible App has been downloaded more than 162 million times, according to the app's creator, YouVersion. And unlike the print version of the immense...

A Healthcare Guardian Angel

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 02.10.2015 | Technology
Peter A. Georgescu

Vida puts the cellphone and non-physican providers at the center of an individual's healthcare. Last month the company announced it has raised $5 million in Series A venture capital.

Electronic Etiquette in the Digital Age

Dr. David Greenfield | Posted 02.01.2015 | Technology
Dr. David Greenfield

My prediction is that many pubic places will begin to develop digital use policies--just as some restaurants are offering meal discounts if you agree to leave your phone in the car! In fact, that might not be a bad idea... to be in the social world without the intrusive digital distraction.

The Secret Lives of LinkedIn Users

Brian Hanley | Posted 01.25.2015 | Comedy
Brian Hanley

I have over 1,250 LinkedIn connections. Most people would consider me an active LinkedIn user. Still, I don't have the faintest idea what I'm doing on LinkedIn. In search of answers, I surveyed hundreds of fellow users.

The New Privacy Frontier: Creating a Better Mobile Experience

Kate Bolseth | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Kate Bolseth

Looking at privacy through the lens of the consumer, they are confused, concerned and not feeling as if they are in the driver's seat. Moreover, the underlying security frameworks are constantly under attack.

5 Typography Tools for iOS Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.30.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

You would be surprised to learn how many successful business became successful only because of their choice of design. Typography can have such a mass...

5 Documentation Resources for iOS Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.30.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

The new version of the mobile operating system iOS is already in full swing. I think this was probably the most emotional launch of a product that App...

5 Secrets to Building a Successful Mobile Application

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

The mobile industry will forever change how we consume information around the World, unsurprisingly - we will probably experience similar changes to l...

POLL: Which Would You Rather Leave Home Without --Your Smartphone Or Your Wallet?

Jordan Jayson | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Jordan Jayson

A couple of weeks ago, I had a pretty severe bout of forgetfulness when, on a Monday, I left my phone at home. Then, that Tuesday, I forgot to bring m...

At a Glance: What Apple Watch Means for Typography

Fueled | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology
Fueled

Apple's mobile screens have been steadily increasing in size before our eyes. While plenty of attention has been given to the camera quality, sharp resolution, and bendability of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, perhaps it's time we shift our focus on what is to come.

Mi Móvil: Hispanic Consumers Embrace Mobile Technology

Russell J. Sapienza, Jr. | Posted 12.02.2014 | Media
Russell J. Sapienza, Jr.

Hispanic consumers have adopted and embraced mobile technology at an equivalent or greater extent than non-Hispanics across a wide variety of activities.

The Global Search for Education: Got Mobile? Get it Right!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.21.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Investment in technology is on the increase. Some continue to claim it hurts the classroom. Others are more convinced it is transforming the classroom in a positive way. However, most now believe the goal must be about transforming the learning process.

3 Awesome Tech Gadgets You Need Now

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

I'm a tech geek and nothing gets me as excited as stumbling upon a new gadget. I'm interested in just about anything cool that has an on/off switch, d...

Paving the Way for Africa's High-Tech Agricultural Revolution

Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais

Africa has the potential not only to feed its own people, but also to ensure food security around the world. A new era is unfolding in Africa's agricultural sector. Driving this change is innovation, led by Africans themselves.

No More Phones in Meetings?

Erin Donley | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Erin Donley

This is a controversial topic because some companies allow everyone to email, text, or leave for a call during a meeting. There are no rules of discernment in place. I believe the problem starts there.