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Kids in the Middle: Media's Unique Roles for Children of Immigrants

David Kleeman | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media
David Kleeman

Months ago, PlayCollective and the Children's Media Association produced an exchange between industry executives and academics on "bridging the gap" between these fields, toward incorporating research insights into media content for kids.

The Convergence of Medical and Consumer Health Apps

Techonomy | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Techonomy

By Paul Bennett [CAPTION: Image via Shutterstock] Consumer healthcare apps linked to smartphones or wearable devices are growing in popularity, a...

#AOLBuild Meets Founder Reshma Saujani @GirlsWhoCode

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.

The Parent's Guide to 'Vamping'

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 07.10.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

The hashtag '#vamping' is used by kids and teens camping out like vampires on social media -- think Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp, among others -- late into the night, unbeknownst to parents.

The Wide World of Startups

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Tyson Hartnett

Even though startups are crazy, challenging, and risky, they make us come alive. It forces us to think outside the box, do the extra research, and put our lives into something that we believe will help change the world. At the end of the day, no matter if we fail or not, you can't take that passion away.

4 Things to Think About When You Setup Apps for Kids

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Having a choice of a million apps is a good thing. But many app developers may not have considered the seriousness or risk of a data breach. When it comes to your kids, shouldn't you?

Tips on How to Get the Most Out of User Testing Mobile Games on Kids

Catriona Wallis | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology
Catriona Wallis

Tips on how to get the most out of user testing mobile games on kids An exciting phase in the creation of mobile games for kids arrives when the game...

Reacting to the 9/11 Memorial and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Adam Gopnik on the 9/11 Memorial: "The site contains more contradictions, unresolved and perhaps unresolvable, than any other eight acres in Manhattan."

Apps That (Continue) to Surprise and Delight

Joseph Farrell | Posted 07.09.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting apps and their makers, both old and new, that have a compelling story. It's not only the apps that impress and inspire us, but the stories and the people behind them.

Top 10 Reasons to Travel With Your Smartphone

Ann Tran | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Ann Tran

If someone asked me that question two years ago, my answer would be a lot different. Now, thanks to technology, I reply instead with "the best camera is always the one that is with you." That usually means a smartphone of some kind.

7 Free Beauty Apps That Make You Look Flawless In Every Photo

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 07.02.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

We think you're gorgeous just as you are, but let's face it -- we are inundated on a daily basis with pictures of stars, models and "it" girls looking flawless. Pretty much every image you see posted from our pop culture icons is manipulated to look cooler or prettier by a filter or two.

How to Boost Your Revenues With the Web's Hottest Partnership Programs

Daniele Pelleri | Posted 07.02.2014 | Small Business
Daniele Pelleri

The startup and innovation landscape provides a huge source of tools for SMEs: thanks to Dropbox small companies can store a huge amount of data in the cloud for free.

Do 'In-App Purchases' Keep You Up at Night?

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 06.26.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Kids are drawn like fish to water to games, especially on tablets like the iPad, Galaxy Tab and Kindle Fire. So you make sure they have fun, stay safe and learn something useful. But many parents don't realize there is another risk that can leave you with a hefty bill to pay.

'YO' I'm Not Impressed

Jamie Silverman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Technology
Jamie Silverman

Next time you're contemplating sending a "Yo" to a person in the hopes of a positive response, take a step back and consider what yo doing.

Yo! Yeah, You. Yo!

Tom Morris | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Tom Morris

Things are not always what they appear. Something can seem to be sheer genius to some, and massive stupidity on a monumental scale to others.

Car Wars: Why Uber's Main Competitor Takes a Back Seat

David Fagin | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
David Fagin

While my experience as an Uber driver lasted several months, my time with Lyft lasted all of about a week -- until I was fired.

Talking to Jordan Rudess about HarmonyWiz

Phil Simon | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Phil Simon

I've talked to Jordan Rudess a few times over the years about his different musical projects. (See one of those interviews here.) Rudess is prima...

The App Store and the Top Tenth of One Percent

Joseph Farrell | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Apple's main effort to increase app diversity and discoverability has been to feature unique and exceptional apps on the main App Store screen.

Sunglasses, Soles and Smart Apps

Sonia Gil | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

For my third "Finds of the Month" video, I have found three things that will keep your eyes, feet, and the tech geek in you very happy.

How Will Your Apps Behave In iOS 8?

Adit Shukla | Posted 06.18.2014 | Huffpost Code
Adit Shukla

Apple revealed some of the most exciting changes to iOS in years at WWDC recently. With an unprecedented number of possibilities of where apps could go, what is this going to all mean for the average user?

An App That Does Nothing Except Say 'Yo' Raises One. Million. Dollars.

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.18.2014 | Technology

To follow tech is to be consistently amazed, for better or worse, by the apps and services that become successful. This is one time where there really...

How to Keep the Learning Cap on Over the Summer

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 06.17.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Summer is officially here! Well, almost. It is a time to relax and have some fun. For parents and educators, however, it is time to ponder over the 's...

Why Your Consumer Brand Should Turn to Mobile Apps

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Himanshu Sareen

This is a paradigm shift in the technology space and CPG brands such as Unilever are at the forefront of progress. For the first time ever, mobile device users are spending more time on apps than browsing the Internet. This makes for a market where brands planning to expand market reach must build an app.

10 Apps That Will Give New Parents A Helping Hand

Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents

By: By Alyssa Danigelis, Contributing Writer Published: 06/09/2014 04:57 PM EDT on LiveScience When a baby comes into the picture, new parents h...

Facebook Just Goofed Up Pretty Bad

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology

Facebook must be really excited for you to use its new messaging app. So excited, in fact, that the company accidentally added it to the App Store ...