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Politics, Social Media, Beer and Guns

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

New technologies are expanding the universe of those interested in getting engaged with the political system. This is great news for us, the people.

Downward Mobility: Tech Toys and Society

Douglas Forbes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas Forbes

Despite the immediate satisfaction afforded by our zesty, lusty high-tech trysts, we must not forget that every affair has its consequences.

Twenty Years Later: Mobile Ability for Americans with Disabilities

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

One bright spot where new tools are being developed to help increase opportunity and independence for those with disabilities is in wireless.

Exclusive Video: BlackBerry Funds Viewdle -- Visual Recognition for Video to Launch Soon on Mobile

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Viewdle, the visual recognition software company with origins in the Soviet military, has received a venture round from the RIM's BlackBerry Fund,...

Mobile Coupons Are Failing to Catch On: Why?

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Chris Brassington

In Japan and Korea, mobile coupons are already integrated into their shopping culture. However in the UK, Europe and America, mobile couponing has yet to take off.

What Google's Do-It-Yourself App Creation Software Can Do To Teach Inner City Youth About Software Development

Navarrow Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Navarrow Wright

Google's Do-It Yourself app creation software allows more people without the technical chops to build an app to get their ideas off the ground and provides a great training-ground to show youth the power of technology creation.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

iPhone Woes: Can You Jeer Me Now?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

"(T)here is a problem with its reception." -Consumer Reports magazine, finding design flaws with the antenna of Apple's new iPhone 4, questioning Apple's previous explanations for the malfunction.

Mobile Momentum: The Proof Is in the Numbers

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Spalter

As the mercury rises in the nation's capital, it's important that cooler heads prevail when it comes to the flexibility and dynamism that have truly connected the nation to the opportunities and innovation made possible by the mobile Internet.

LeBron James: Five Cities...Five iPhone Apps

Krishna Subramanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Krishna Subramanian

With Spain and the Netherlands set to square off, World Cup fever is at an all time pitch. After July 11th, the world will have its first European ...

Just Do it: Unplug Now

Deborah Calla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Calla

We all know that "more" does not equal "better". So why do we all have bought into this idea that if we aren't busy and reachable 24/7, we are unproductive or even worse; things aren't going to happen?

The 2010 Global Philanthropy Forum: Harnessing Technology for Change

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

Philanthropy, technology, and social change are intertwining at incredible speeds across continents, platforms, and devices. We're only beginning to understand the potential.

Using Apps in Web 3.0 Marketing

Michael Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Tasner

Use apps to aid in the experience your prospects/clients receive, make communication easier and faster, and help with the fun factor in your marketing.

Earth Day 2010: Unwired & Proud

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Spalter

Let's say you left on a week's vacation and forgot to turn off the AC or water heater. No problem: There are smartphone apps for different mobile operating systems that let you turn off (or on) the heating.

Statistics or Just More Lies?

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Brassington

Coupons, incentives, and advertisements are functional and profitable via the mobile device. The mobility adds benefit to the consumer by allowing them portable savings and information.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Culture and Technology: The Unintended Use of Mobile Phones

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Ezer

Unique circumstances in Kenya have given rise to the most innovative mobile banking network in the world.

Anyone Can Be a Producer: Part 2

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

More and more people are watching content on mobile devices. If your film doesn't need to play in a large theater with surround sound, why not get people watching on their phones?

Financial Reform, Silicon Valley Style

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Aaron Greenspan

If there's anything that an impartial observer might have taken away from watching the country grapple with one crisis after another for the past two ...

HTC Evo 4G REVIEWS: What You Need To Know About Sprint's Smartphone

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The HTC Evo 4G went on sale Friday at, Sprint retail stores, RadioShack, Best Buy and Walmart. Hailed as a potential iPhone killer, the Evo...

Photo IDs and Mobile Phones: Secret Weapons in Niger's Fight Against Hunger

Amanda McClelland | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda McClelland

Results from this innovative program and research will be valuable for analyzing the cost effectiveness of cash interventions in food emergencies.

The Bright Mobile Future

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

With nearly 90 percent of Americans as wireless subscribers, software engineers are responding to the ubiquity of mobile devices by making them ever more valuable tools in the lives of consumers.

Solving the Philly Flash Mob Phenom

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

If one can't understand the culture and mindset of today's young, techno-savvy user, how can problems be solved?

The Holy Grail of Marketing

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Brassington

Trigger-based marketing works just as well in digital print-based direct mail, or in text messaging as it does on the internet. All these mechanisms maximize the potential for one-to-one response.

All Squared Up

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Arnon

I had the opportunity to try out Square this evening while attending a Tech Crunch: Disrupt party at the NYC office of charity:water. In this picture...