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Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence in the Digital Age

Toni G. Atkins | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Toni G. Atkins

The greatest lifeline available is a strong support network of friends and family who can provide shelter and care. If access to cell phones and the vital contacts they contain is cut off, this support system is weakened. It is crucial that we give victims a way communicate with their loved ones to maintain a degree of normalcy in their lives.

Here Comes the Boom: 15 Things You Should Know About the Next Wave of Seniors

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

If you're like many baby boomers, you possess an unfailing optimism about the future, while also waxing nostalgic about the past.

Folly Is Joy

Omer Rosen | Posted 05.21.2015 | Technology
Omer Rosen

Click here for the previous part of this series and here for part one. The near future A man and a woman stand in a kitchen prepping food and wat...

The Three Rules of Great Speakers

Sophie-Charlotte Moatti | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Sophie-Charlotte Moatti

Preparation is everything a presenter needs to do before getting on stage to give a talk. When preparing for a speech, it's critical to articulate a strong structure, fetch memorable images to use as support and orchestrate seamless transitions

How Can I Get My Kids to Put Down Their Phones?

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.15.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media parenting expert Caroline Knorr answers questions about parenting, media, and everything in between. Q: How can I get my kids to...

Improving Millennials' Financial Literacy With Mobile Technology

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.15.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

The global growth of handheld digital devices among younger people is transforming the way consumers are getting their information in general, and financial information in particular. On April 15, the 2015 Financial Literacy Summit brought together international financial literacy experts to discuss how mobile technology can improve financial literacy for today's young adults.

Have Smartphones Caused the Death of the In-Store Impulse Buy?

Phil Simon | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

While you're enraptured in your own little world, you're probably not paying attention to big things like gravity, never mind little packets of candy that you probably don't need.

These Groups Are Helping People Put Down Their Phones And Truly Connect

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.12.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

From Emoticons to Emoji: The New Punctuation

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.12.2015 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Less is more, especially with texts, which are meant 2 b short. The great advantages of texting and email are the three e's: They're easy, effective and effortless. But the downside of electronic messaging is the lack of nuance.

The Data Science Revolution

Eric Schmidt | Posted 05.07.2015 | Technology
Eric Schmidt

In the next 10 years, we believe that computers will move beyond their current role as our assistants, and become our advisors. With their help, we'll grapple with and solve some of the toughest issues facing the world today.

Legendary No Wave Performer Lydia Lunch Returns to New York with So Real It Hurts at the Howl! Happening Gallery, May 8 to June 5

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

Since 1977 Lydia Lunch has been offending sensibilities with her relentless and unfiltered challenges to sex, gender, politics, religion, war, technology, consumerism, the arts, the media .... you name it, no institution has been spared.

New Photo-Sharing App Aims To Curb Bullying Through Community Downvoting

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.05.2015 | Impact

Stop bullying from infiltrating your digital space? Now there's an app for that. Hyper, a new social media platform launching on May 5, is aiming t...

Hello Facebook, Goodbye Privacy: FB's Rogue "Hello Android" app

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Smartphones these days tend to be more about the "smart" and less about the phone. With all the cool apps and features we can use on our devices, t...

Teenage Girls: Angst-Ridden Changemakers

Tara Cousineau, PhD | Posted 04.30.2015 | Parents
Tara Cousineau, PhD

Generation K refers to Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of The Hunger Games series. Here is a cohort of girls coming of age in full immersion with technology; who are experiencing the effects of a major economic recession during their childhood; in a world where terrorism has no boundaries.

Knowing Your Sweetheart's Phone Number Is So 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.28.2015 | Comedy

Here's proof that smartphones are making us dumb. Elite Daily asked couples to recite their partner's phone numbers, and they couldn't. Maybe all t...

The Coming Problem of Our iPhones Being More Intelligent Than We Are

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Within seven years -- about when the iPhone 11 is likely to be released -- the smartphones in our pockets will be as computationally intelligent as we are. It doesn't stop there, though. These devices will continue to advance, exponentially, until they exceed the combined intelligence of the human race.

Which Apple Watch Is Right for You?

Quora | Posted 04.21.2015 | Technology
Quora

It's a rare buyer who wants to spend enough to get a gold case for the first version of this product line, in my estimation. For most of us, the choice is between the aluminum "Sport" case and the stainless steel "Apple Watch" case.

In Parts Of Africa, Cell Phones Are Everywhere And Landlines Barely Exist

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.21.2015 | Technology

R.I.P. landlines.

How Everyone With a Smartphone Can Feed a Hungry Child

William Lambers | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Technology has developed unique and even easy ways to help people a world away. One of them is the free app Charity Miles.

10 Strategies to Help Kids Use Smartphones Wisely And Prevent Cyberbullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 04.17.2015 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Help your young person understand that this gift of a smartphone is qualitatively different than presents of the past. A smartphone is not a toy; it is a tool.

Find Your Lost Phone Immediately With This Simple Google Trick

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.17.2015 | Technology

This is so easy it's amazing.

Google's Handwriting 'Keyboard' Could Save You From Typos

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.16.2015 | Technology

Smartphones are a great communication tool -- when their crummy keyboards aren't messing everything up with typos and autocomplete mistakes. But a new input method from Google could change that.

Here's How Mobile and Social Are Changing the 2016 Presidential Race

Beverly Macy | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Beverly Macy

Clearly, voters' media consumption habits have changed and social and mobile is where it's at. Defining your candidate and your opponent is a race of its own, as voters follow every twist and turn on their mobile devices, scrolling their social feeds.

The Day I Stopped Being A Zombie Parent!

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 04.13.2015 | Parents
Eleni Makedonas

Maybe it's time we put the cameras away and allow the picture to develop in our minds instead of on a memory card

Life Without a Cellphone -- Part 4-D: Um, Okay? (Inconclusive Conclusion)

Omer Rosen | Posted 04.09.2015 | Technology
Omer Rosen

Yes, my first act in giving up a cellphone would be to buy a cellphone. And my second to hide it.