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Tap for Tickets: Why Broadway Going Mobile Is The Ultimate Second Act

Jonathan D. Lovitz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Jonathan D. Lovitz

Unless the Great White Way wants to continue playing second fiddle to other entertainment industries that moved to a mobile-first marketing strategy, it had better grab the baton at strike up the band for a highly-digital second act.

Digital Hollywood: Mobile Makes the World Go Round

Julie Spira | Posted 07.06.2014 | Entertainment
Julie Spira

Digital Hollywood is in full swing at the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, CA, kicking off the week with the Variety Entertainment & Technology Summit....

The Consumerization of Software Development in Business

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

Business users are beginning to bring their consumer devices and apps to work, and asking why they don't have such tools in the office?

Does Facebook Know Your Location? Not for Long With Location Sentry's App

James Grundvig | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
James Grundvig

As the smartphone industry considers adding a 'kill-switch' for mobile devices to curb their theft, law enforcement officials crow that manufacturers ...

Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile

Darian Rodriguez Heyman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Darian Rodriguez Heyman

Just as most nonprofits initially resisted getting on board with social media, they're also apprehensive to spend the time and resources to devise and implement a mobile strategy. But with over 28 percent of web traffic now coming from mobile devices, the truth is the mobile age isn't coming, it's here.

Using Kids' Mobile Apps As an Effective Parenting Tool

Catriona Wallis | Posted 06.22.2014 | Parents
Catriona Wallis

Used in moderation with time limits applied, mobile apps can become a blessed parenting tool that works for your family.

7 Tips for Travel Businesses Looking to Harness Technology

Mark Chesnut | Posted 06.14.2014 | Business
Mark Chesnut

The world uses more mobile technology than ever before; there's no disputing that. The challenge for the travel industry, a segment that's especia...

Got a Store? You Need an App for That

Grace Chan | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Grace Chan

In this competitive marketplace, an app needs to jump off the screen and capture the user's attention. Retailers that are not incorporated into broader shopping apps are like sailors without a ship.

5 Questions to Ask Before Developing a Mobile App

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 06.10.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

By taking a methodical approach towards conception, setting objectives and actual production and development, businesses can take the mystery out of identifying a successful mobile strategy -- at least for the most part.

Second-Screen Apps Must Engage

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

The average American owns four devices and spends "60 hours a week consuming content on those devices." With consumers multi-tasking on a variety of device types and consuming all kinds of media, brands should build digital experiences that bridge the gap between screens.

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.

Health Care Trends to Get Excited About

Robert J. Szczerba | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Robert J. Szczerba

With the rollout of Obamacare, the national focus of health care technology has unfortunately revolved around the implementation challenges of the federal health insurance website.

The Best Travel Apps for Cruisers | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel

You can use your phone to get a wide range of information -- from weather forecasts to emergency numbers and exchange rates -- without racking up the roaming fees.

Hook-Up App Stress Disorder

Renato Barucco | Posted 04.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Renato Barucco

I've realized that many friends and clients quietly abandoned hook-up apps. While the voluntary withdrawal is justified by slightly different reasons; there seems to be a common complaint: a high level of stress associated with usage.

The Best Food Apps for Cruisers | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel

Choosing a restaurant while in port shouldn't be a game of chance. Thankfully, there are plenty of apps to make finding your next bite a quick and painless process. Many of which are free!

What You Need to Know About Flappy Bird If You're Clueless But Want to Sound in the Know

Quora | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology

What do I need to know about Flappy Bird if I am clueless but want to sound smart? This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Kartik Ayy...

I Built a Mobile App -- Now What?

Ilina Dimitrova | Posted 04.22.2014 | Small Business
Ilina Dimitrova

Here are four actionable strategies entrepreneurs can leverage to create a strong drumbeat of downloads and accelerate adoption.

Why Mobile Is the Future of Advertising and Marketing

Tom Lowery | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Tom Lowery

Not having a mobile strategy is a "recipe for disruption", with a dash of eventual panic thrown in. The age mobile is still young enough for brands to get on board with it. That means larger budgets and greater focus on the road ahead.

10 Techie Things Everyone Needs To Know To Survive

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.18.2014 | Fifty

Enough with the "older people don't understand tech" stuff already. While we may not have held a smartphone in one hand and our Sippy cup in the other...

There Should Be an App for That: 10 Apps We Wish Existed

Fueled | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology

What would make your life easier? If only your phone could make you a smoothie, put the kids to bed, or iron your shirt for the morning. One can only dream. With something more feasible in mind, here is a list of 10 must-develop apps for 2014.

The 5 Moms You're Bound to Meet on the NYC Subway

Mommy Nearest | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Mommy Nearest

2. The Guilt Tripper: She may not have the physical strength of The Hulk Mom, but she makes up for it with her emotional cunning, always waiting at the edge of the stairs.

4 Tips on Starving While Starting Up From Todd Marks

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.09.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Todd shared with me his successes, as well as his many moments broke, hungry, and on the cusp of failure.

The Ultimate Guide to Travel Apps and Websites

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

The paramount of practical, problem-solving mobile apps and websites to simplify your travel queries.

App Neutrality Should Be Part of the Net Neutrality Discussion

Mark Cuban | Posted 03.22.2014 | Technology
Mark Cuban

I bet you think the mobile Internet is open. That if you write the next great mobile app there is nothing that can stop it from fulfilling its destiny. That if you create a mobile content app that blows away Netflix there is nothing that can stop it. Wrong.

The 'Eyes' Have It. Thoughts On the Evolution of the Visual Search

KC Harry | Posted 03.15.2014 | Small Business
KC Harry

Imagine being able to snap a photograph of the Empire State building and receive detailed information about its history, the next available tour, best rated restaurants nearby or which of your Facebook friends might be in the area -- no problem.