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Today Is The Day You Finally Update Your Apps

Posted 02.19.2015 | Technology

The icon glares at you from your phone screen like a red badge of shame: “UPDATE YOUR APPS,” it warns. “You are a negligent phone owner....

How A Phone App Is Changing Childbirth In Africa

Anna Frellsen | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Anna Frellsen

But ensuring a safe delivery is not only a question about seeking care; it is also a question of delivering the right quality of care. All over sub-Saharan Africa, health workers with low levels of education are often appointed alone to health posts in hard-to-reach areas. The consequences for the women giving birth and for their newborns are often fatal.

JET Shuts Down Print Magazine

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

After 63 years, Johnson Publishing Company will no longer be printing JET magazine. The newsweekly is officially transitioning over to digital at t...

These 9 Apps Will Help Solve Your Long-Distance Relationship Woes

Posted 03.07.2014 | Technology

If you've ever been in a long-distance relationship, you know it's no piece of cake. But now, thanks to your smartphone, a relationship spanning city,...

My List of Essential Apps for Attending SXSW

Robert Scoble | Posted 05.05.2014 | Technology
Robert Scoble

This year I haven't seen a ton of new apps, so thought I'd write up what I'm using to keep up with what's happening at SXSW and see if any of you have any recommendations.

One Trick To Beating Flappy Bird

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.10.2014 | Comedy

Flappy Bird, the massively addictive mobile game, took the world by storm before its creator removed it from the Internet over the weekend. What's lef...

The Top 5 Reasons to Use Apps at Festivals

Fueled | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology

While our parents never needed an iPhone at Woodstock, we live in a different world.

Why This App Is My New Nemesis

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents
Ann Brenoff

My question is why a 12-year-old needs disappearing photos in the first place.

10 App Ideas to Transform Culture

Paul Ratner | Posted 07.24.2012 | Technology
Paul Ratner

These don't exist yet as far as I know. Maybe some of these are brewing already in some app maven's mind, and I hope this type of brainstorming can inspire someone out there to make these apps a reality.

Girls as Inventors

Tara Chklovski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tara Chklovski

We are getting ready to conduct six Technovation Challenge programs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York City this coming spring, reaching out to more than 300 high school girls.

New Google Feature Translates As You Talk

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Douglas Adams would have been proud: Google has just brought Planet Earth one step close to a Babel Fish of our own. On Wednesday, Google unveiled a ...

Dark Side Arises For Phone Apps | SPENCER E. ANTE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Online stores run by Apple Inc., Google Inc. and others now offer more than 250,000 applications such as games and financial tools. The apps have been...

Recognizr: Phone App Helps You Identify And Friend Strangers Through Face Recognition, Social Networking

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Ever wanted to know the name and social networking history of a total stranger without having to go through the arduous task of actually talking to th...

Blackberry App Store Launched

PC Magazine | Sascha Segan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Research In Motion launched the official BlackBerry App World application store today, giving BlackBerry owners an easy way to download new applicatio...