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Cyber Monday Gives A Big Boost To Mobile Commerce

The Conversation US | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

Here is an accurate prediction for a change: No matter how Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales turn out, one big winner of the Thanksgiving shopping extravaganza will be mobile commerce.

How Mobile Banking Is Transforming Africa

Footnote | Posted 11.14.2016 | Technology
Footnote

By Diana Brazzell, Footnote This article was produced in consultation with Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and was original...

All Politics is Mobile

Diane Smith | Posted 11.02.2016 | Technology
Diane Smith

As candidates, campaigns and the pundits who love them pour over the electoral college map and latest poll numbers from Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida...

The Trending Mobile VPN Technologies That You Need to Know

Sam Cohen | Posted 10.17.2016 | Technology
Sam Cohen

In a mobile network where the wireless connections are less consistent and the speed is slower than a wired network, the conventional Virtual Private Network (VPN) performance is not consistently up to the mark. It often leads to low productivity, data loss, and transaction failure.

The First Step Is to Listen: Unlocking Conversations in Development With Radio and Mobile Phones

Kevin Perkins | Posted 09.28.2016 | Impact
Kevin Perkins

How can we include the world's most vulnerable people in the decisions that affect them? It's simple: We ask them. How? By combining the two most powe...

Here's the Real Reason Why Offices Are Becoming More Casual

Blake Zalcberg | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Blake Zalcberg

By almost every measure, America's workplaces are becoming more informal. Office dress codes are falling out of fashion as every day becomes casual F...

In The Wake Of The Deal: Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
JD Gershbein

The purchase of LinkedIn by Microsoft is a watershed moment in the business of tech, an event giving rise to a kaleidoscope of possibilities that make the imagination race. How could it not?

Recognizing Mobile Innovation Everywhere

Diane Smith | Posted 06.29.2016 | Technology
Diane Smith

I'm close friends with entrepreneurs located in some pretty out of the way places. Whether they're making craft beer, in hospitality, combating climate change, curing disease, or building new social media platforms, they're all reliant on their mobile devices and the apps that go with them.

Is iBeacon Marketing Finally Taking Off?

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 06.17.2016 | Technology
Shane Paul Neil

This tiny device was supposed to make big waves in the retail industry. It's been lauded as a technology that was poised to change the way the entire ...

Mobile Startup Targets South Africa's Unemployment Crisis

Quartz Africa | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 06.17.2016 | World

The statistics are well known and they are grave. One in four South Africans are unemployed. Even worse, half of all young South Africans are without ...

Teens: Want to Use Apps While Driving? Just Don't

Sarah Caroline Bell | Posted 06.06.2016 | Parents
Sarah Caroline Bell

Teens, new to driving, have been identified as being at a greater risk of causing accidents than any other drivers. Statistics show teen drivers in ...

Mobile Technology Makes Freelancing From Anywhere a Reality

Sherry Gray | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Sherry Gray

Freelancing has changed dramatically over the past ten years. The days of invoicing by mail or email and waiting for a check to arrive are long gone, at least for most of my clients. I rely heavily on the convenience of electronic invoicing and banking.

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 ...

Progress Through Innovation: Changing How We Manage Addiction Recovery

David Whitesock | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
David Whitesock

Much like technology, this disease of addiction is constantly evolving. So should the way we face it -- together.

The 4 Key Traits Of Successful B2B Apps

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Rahul Varshneya

Needless to say, the growth of B2B mobile apps has been spectacular and is penetrating geographies and industry verticals, as well as opening up newer technological frontiers - Wearables, Enterprise of Things, Virtual Reality, etc.

Raising Low-Tech Kids in Silicon Valley

Rebecca Padnos Altamirano | Posted 03.28.2016 | Parents
Rebecca Padnos Altamirano

As our kids grow older and at each stage of life, my husband and I will continue to reevaluate technology use and ultimately make the decisions that we believe are best suited to the developing needs of our children and family.

The Global Search for Education: Innovation, Quality and Mobile

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.07.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"I think technology has the potential to unlock new approaches to assessment that will change what and how we teach. I believe that the current curric...

Part 2: The Past, Present & Future of the Wedding Industry

Matt Douglas | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Matt Douglas

Note: This is Part 2 of a 3-part series about the Past, Present, & Future of the Wedding Industry. To receive future blog posts by email, sign up for ...

The Impact of Technology on HR and What's Ahead

Meghan M. Biro | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Meghan M. Biro

Rapid changes in technology have affected businesses in more ways than we can count, from globalization and organizational adjustments to a workforce clamoring for remote and mobile job opportunities -- and human resources has had to adapt swiftly.

The Future of Healthcare Is SELF-CARE And The Future is Now

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 02.24.2016 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

As a boomer, it has become evident that the only way to remain healthy in this toxic world is to take responsibility for my own health. I confess, som...

3 Ways the New Mobile Phone Features Can Help Grow Your Business

Dorit Sasson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Technology
Dorit Sasson

The need for small business to increase their profitability and productivity through mobile technologies such as the Apple iPhone and iPad, devices ru...

Here's What We Can Expect From The Gig Economy In 2020

David Hale | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology
David Hale

Throughout 2015, the gig economy has gained traction, driven by mobile, on-demand platforms where workers can capitalize on their skills and create wo...

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.

8 Steps to Easily Turn Your Idea into an App

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

We all have the capacity to turn our ideas into reality if we really wanted to. With the advent of various technologies and inventions, one's ideas about exploring another planet (in one way or another) and many other ideas can be turned into profitable ventures, or even mobile apps.

War on #ClimateChange: Threat to 'International Peace and Security'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.29.2016 | Green
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

From desertification to eroding shores, climate change has intensified resource scarcity, poverty and hunger. Vast new waves of migration may have a political ignition, but the fuel is climate change, from Africa to Asia. Somehow, even Syria's conflict can be attributed to the spark of longer-term drought.