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The Reason We're So Attached To Our Smartphones

Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living

We all know we're attached to our smartphones, but sometimes the addiction doesn't really hit us until we're left without it. Research shows that ...

A Possible Cure for Insomnia

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Lara M. Gardner

If you're having insomnia, I suggest trying turning off your mobile phone at night. I had no expectations about its efficacy when I started this, but the results have been amazing. Perhaps the scientific community should take heed.

Lebanese Suicide Video on YouTube Sets Off Media Ethics Debate

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.02.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The blurry suicide video clip was unnerving but a Lebanese TV station led its primetime evening newscast with it, in its entirety, without any warning...

Seeing Sound and Touching Data: How New Senses Will Expand Your World

Ben Thomas | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

When I think back to the landlines and card catalogues of the 1950s, I'm amazed that people managed to work and think so efficiently under those constraints. What, then, will our grandchildren think of our touch screens and wireless networks - and with what senses will they look back?

6 BILLION

AP | Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

GENEVA -- The world now has nearly as many cell phone subscriptions as inhabitants. The U.N. telecom agency says there were about 6 billion subscript...

(Video) Adobe Introduces Automatic Authentication for NBC Olympics Ap

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN FRANCISCO (via Skye Video) - Adobe Systems  has created an app for the NBC Olympics coverage of the London Olympics to stream thousands o...

Shrimp Don't Make Flamingos Pink, And Other Phone Scams

Posted 04.02.2012 | Money

Have you ever received a cryptic text message from an undisclosed number? It's possible you were being targeted by a phone-cramming scammer. On Mo...

Catherine New

More Smartphones, More Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 03.02.2012 | Money

Just last year my 70+ year old mother asked me to help her program the VCR. Then in February she bought an iPhone. I knew change was afoot. Like thos...

Risk Management in Introducing High-Technologies Into High-Growth Markets

Sunil Chacko | Posted 04.01.2012 | Business
Sunil Chacko

High-growth markets like India face a range of challenges, and thus present vast opportunities, especially for introducing leap-frogging technologies in the area of energy infrastructure.

How Haute Couture Can Explain mHealth

Tom Murphy | Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

As the mHealth hype grows the focus upon what ideas will lead to actual solutions cannot be lost. Ambition will lead to innovations, but poorly constructed ideas will lead to miserable failures.

Not Without A Warrant

Leslie Harris | Posted 11.27.2011 | Technology
Leslie Harris

Anytime the government wants to peek at your online photos, read your emails, or track your mobile phone it should follow the same rules as it does offline, stand before a judge and get a warrant.

iPhone Development Classes Take Off (And Might Make You Money)

AOL Jobs | Posted 10.24.2011 | College

When Ross Waygaster began his studies at Mississippi State, the one thing he was sure of was that he loved making websites. He already had a backgroun...

Live From Cannes: The Future According To Eric Schmidt

Dylan Byers | Posted 08.23.2011 | Technology
Dylan Byers

Google chairman talks of the next trillion-dollar industry.

Can You Name The World's Top 5 Phone Makers?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

International Data Corporation (IDC) has released its quarterly Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker report, which listed statistics for quarterly and annua...

Universal Phone Chargers Coming In 2011

Hot Hardware | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After all these years of dealing with different chargers and various connections between phones and other devices, some good news is in store. Soon, a...

Facebook Building a Socialphone -- Maybe Maybe Not

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

One of the many assets Facebook could employ on its socialphone is Places. An integration of Places and the socialphone could provide the company a laundry list possibilities -- not to mention an additional source of revenue.

Mind-Reading Phones? The Tech Is Evolving There

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — How smart do you want your smart phone to actually be? Do you want it to read your mind, even a little bit? Intel Corp.'s resea...

T-Mobile Helps Families with "Kids Are Free" Plan

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

As our families continue grow and the demand on our time increases exponentially -- staying in touch becomes more essential. Between baseball games, d...

UK Public Suggests Ditching The Queen To Save Money

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Great Britain struggles with how to make its toughest spending cuts in decades, Treasury chief George Osborne is turning to the British public for ...

iPhone 4 Launch: Apple Understands The Experience Economy

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Brett Greene

Last night in Boulder people began lining up outside the Apple Store at 4pm. They were greeted with an established queue and bottled water provided by the Apple store.

North Korea's 'Invisible Phone': Soccer Coach Says Kim Jong-Il Speaks To Him On Tiny Mobile Phone

TIME | Kayla Webley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After their World Cup loss to Brazil, North Korea's coach may need to call up the country's Supreme Leader for some advice. Good thing Jong-Il invente...

People Taking Their Phones, TV Remotes To The Grave

Huffington Post | Amanda Ng and Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to Obit Magazine, caskets are getting crowded. The magazine on 'life, death, and transition' reports that more and more people are choosing...

Goodbye, Western Union? Overseas Remittances Now ATM to ATM

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Luce

Cash remittances allow people living in cash-hungry countries to receive funds from friends and relatives in cash positive-countries. Before the eart...

Peter Buffett and Angelique Kidjo Release Single to Support Girls in Africa

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I have been trying to interview Emmy Award-winning composer/philanthropist Peter Buffett for two years. I wrote about Grammy Award-winning UNICEF G...

Martin Cooper: Inventor Of Cell Phones Says They're Now 'Too Complicated'

Telegraph | Rachel Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Martin Cooper, who was the lead engineer of the Motorola team that developed the mobile phone, told a privacy conference in Madrid this week that toda...