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How Much Privacy Are We Willing to Risk For Mobile Connectivity?

Sam Fiorella | Posted 08.15.2014 | Technology
Sam Fiorella

More of us need to challenge social networks and app developers by reading permissions settings, terms of service, etc., and where we're not comfortable, we need to stand up and say no.

#AOLBUILD Presents #BuiltByGirls

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.19.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD #AOLBUILD presents 5 girls who code who have been making waves at the Cambio offices. Graduates of Reshma Saujani's GWC p...

The Right Digital-Marketing Partner in 5 Steps

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 07.24.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Most small-medium businesses (SMBs) would rather pick potatoes than pick a digital-marketing partner. Digital marketing is filled with clutter and confusion. SMBs know digital can help but are unsure of where to start. Having a great partner helps, but finding a great partner can be expensive and counterproductive to your goals.

How Will Your Apps Behave In iOS 8?

Adit Shukla | Posted 08.18.2014 | 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?

What I Learned in My First Year as a Female Startup CEO

Yunha Kim | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Yunha Kim

If you are aggressive, you are a bitch. If you are emotional, you are PMSing. If you are soft, you are too feminine. Whatever way someone finds you, they can always justify it is because you are female.

3 Secrets to Building Billion-Dollar Apps

Brian Hanley | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

As you navigate the process of app development, consider the following lessons.

What Goes Into the Cost of a Mobile App?

Fueled | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Fueled

You have been struck by a stroke of genius, and the next billion-dollar app is now fully functioning within your mind. You have an idea of what it's going to look like, and you know that everyone is going to use it. What do you do next?

The Insidiousness of Facebook Messenger's Android Mobile App Permissions (Updated)

Sam Fiorella | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Sam Fiorella

How much access to your (and your friends') personal data are you prepared to share for access to free mobile apps? I suspect the amount is significantly less than that which you actually agreed to share when blindly accepting the Terms of Service.

Why You Need to Manage Mobile Apps

Russ Warner | Posted 10.22.2013 | Technology
Russ Warner

It's reported that Android malware threats exceed those of PCs. Gone are the days when hackers attacked laptops; instead, mobile devices are the target and, ironically, are less protected than their counterparts.

The Evolution Of An Underground Copycat App Environment

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

Modern day "App Stores" have existed for roughly 5 years. In that time, two operating systems have emerged as the runaway victors: iOS and Android. iOS, Apple's brainchild, and Android, Google's platform, each possess a little over 800,000 apps within their app store.

LOOK: New App Reveals Deepest LGBT Secrets

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices

During a time when being active on social media can be just as much a part of everyday life as breathing, it can be easy to slip up and post questiona...

Smartphones and a Budding Mobile Health Marketplace for Boomers

Paul J. Berggreen, MD | Posted 07.22.2013 | Fifty
Paul J. Berggreen, MD

A 2012 report by The Pew Research Center finds that adults near and above age 50 have contributed to a national shift in ownership from more basic mobile phones to advanced smartphones within the overall adult population.

Avoiding the "Big Stick" Approach: Regulators Seek to Aid Transparency for App Developers

Christina Gagnier | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

The issue is not necessarily that the information is being collected. The issue is that users must have information about what is being collected and be put in a position to make a meaningful choice about the tradeoff of using the application or not.

Why Is Mobile Document Management So Hard?

Chris O'Connor | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business
Chris O'Connor

It sounds so simple: access documents from the cloud on your mobile device and be able to work with them similarly to how you would on a desktop. We believe this should be easy for all business people.

100 Tools And Tricks To Make You Insanely Productive

Buffer | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

By Alyssa Aldersley, visit Buffer. What does it take to be productive? It’s a question I often ask myself and to be honest I don’t have a g...

Must-Have Apps Of 2013, From Katie Linendoll (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

There are so many apps out there -- how do you even begin to discover which ones are the best? Tech expert Katie Linendoll met with me on Mondays With...

California Attorney General Releases Guidelines for Mobile App Privacy

Christina Gagnier | Posted 03.13.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

California's Attorney General Kamala Harris released new guidelines targeted at mobile application developers to ensure consumer awareness of privacy and data practices. This trajectory could be influential in creating federal policy around privacy, data and consumer notice.

Four Startups Changing the Mobile Apps Space

Heather Huhman | Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology
Heather Huhman

Just about a year ago, in December 2011, the one-millionth mobile app was released. That's a whole lot of apps, and the number has only grown throughout 2012 -- and will continue to do so in 2013.

Four Companies Bringing Higher Education to Mobile Devices

Heather Huhman | Posted 02.04.2013 | College
Heather Huhman

There's no denying it: mobile devices are revolutionizing the way our students access higher education.

SkyCube to Set Precedent for Future CubeSat Missions

David Duran | Posted 08.24.2012 | Science
David Duran

From an iPhone (or Android), consumers will be able to request an image from the satellite, orbiting 600 kilometers above the Earth. They will be able to send a message to SkyCube from their phone as well.

Smartphone for Startups: 15 Mobile Apps for Business and Productivity

Scott Gerber | Posted 08.21.2012 | Small Business
Scott Gerber

Yammer is great for keeping up with what's going on across the businesses. The iPhone and iPad versions are great and easy to use, and allow me to keep up with company chatter on the go.

Cover Your App: Five Lessons from Recent Data Breaches

Scott Vernick | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology
Scott Vernick

A few simple changes in how you handle your online activities and personal technology can have a huge impact in safeguarding your life on the Internet.

Detroit Brothers Produce Over 500 Mobile Apps

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.08.2012 | Detroit
Rabbi Jason Miller

When there's a need for something to be available on a mobile phone, Fred and Paul Jacobs will be there to come up with the way to do it.

Karaoke Like a Star

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By the Mobile Action Lab OAKLAND--Have y...

Got An Idea For A NYC App? There's A Contest For That

Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

New York City's BigApps competition officially invited the public last week to submit 140 character ideas for new software applications in an effort t...