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7 Tips for Travel Businesses Looking to Harness Technology

Mark Chesnut | Posted 04.14.2014 | 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...

The Hot New Social Media Phenomenon, From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.08.2014 | MarloThomas

Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern is in the know when it comes to the hottest new social media phenomenon. “An app...

Three Must-Have Travel Apps, From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.07.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to must-have travel applications for your smartphone, Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern had some great sugg...

Do I Need A Desktop Computer? From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.07.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to desktop computers,Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern thinks they may be a thing of the past in most cases...

Cool Food And Music Apps, From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.07.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to fun recreational and lifestyle applications for smartphones, personal technology columnist Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Co...

Three Tips To Extend Battery Life On iPhones, From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.07.2014 | MarloThomas

Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern had some simple tips to share when it comes to conserving battery power on your smart p...

Google Glasses, From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Posted 04.07.2014 | MarloThomas

Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern is one of the best people to ask about big upcoming tech trends this year. Wearable...

Five Ironies in Workplace Design

Amanda Schneider | Posted 04.04.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Multitasking actually costs time.

Reinvention and the Art of Making Your Own Luck

Russell C. Smith | Posted 04.03.2014 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

How lucky do you feel today? Are you waiting for luck to happen to you, or are you in the business of making your own luck? Is luck a matter of knowing the right people, or being the right person?

Mind Your Mobile Manners: Your Kids Are Watching

Jeana Lee Tahnk | Posted 03.13.2014 | Parents
Jeana Lee Tahnk

Mobile manners are passed down and although they should be dictated by common sense, daily instances of egregious tech etiquette seem to indicate otherwise. Here are a few suggestions on how to set the right example.

A Primer on Corporate Mobile Communication

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.06.2014 | Business
Lisa Chau

According to the study, only 30 percent of U.S. employees are engaged at work and this problem costs businesses almost $550 billion per year.

Our Country Has Changed; Why Hasn't The '96 Telecom Act

Kristian Ramos | Posted 02.18.2014 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

Tremendous technological advances have changed and improved our lives in ways no one could have imagined back in 1996. Our country is different demographically, and by all indications these new populations are eager to engage in broadband technologies.

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.

Anonymous Social Networks Are Catching On Again

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
Jeanette Cajide

All I can hope for is that collectively as a society, we can find healthier ways to cleanse our hearts and souls from the pain and secrets we carry, and that we can find the emotional support we seek and deserve.

A Smart Product of Social Innovation: SmartLife

Ayna Agarwal | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Ayna Agarwal

For nascent innovators who aspire to creatively impress upon and uplift the lives of those less privileged, 'social innovation' can seem like an under...

Why We Should Turn To Technology When Disaster Strikes

Gisli Olafsson | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Gisli Olafsson

As Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in early November 2013, the world was kept in the loop with near-instantaneous updates via live tweets, images and videos from the region. But in order to provide disaster relief of any kind -- water, food, medicine -- we need to have access to reliable information about the situation in affected regions so we can actively provide support to those who are most in need.

It's Time to Increase Value and Connectivity for Patients

Gopal K. Chopra, M.D. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Gopal K. Chopra, M.D.

Health care isn't that different from other consumer industries except that we not only need our consumers to return to our establishment, but we also need to be increasingly more integrated into their lives and we are increasingly more responsible for their health outcomes.

How Mobile Technology is Accelerating Online Art Growth

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The industry now features over 300 art e-commerce platforms, with 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased a piece online at some point.

Why Mobile Matters for Women Empowerment

Lynsi Freitag | Posted 03.10.2014 | Impact
Lynsi Freitag

The short translation is this: ensuring women have access to the web and its resources, not only empowers them but, ultimately, affects our society as a whole.

The Great Divide: Five Industries Where Mobile Doesn't Meet Our Expectations

Puneet Mehta | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Puneet Mehta

While some industries have embraced mobile innovation, there is still a large gap between what we expect and what is available in many others.

Tool Maker: Ken Banks On Technology As The Great Democratizer

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

I think we need to be a little cautious that we don't look at problems with technology-tinted glasses. The solution to a particular problem might be a crayon, or a blackboard.

What to expect from 5G networks

Evgeny Rudenko | Posted 02.17.2014 | Technology
Evgeny Rudenko

It's already obvious that the introduction of 5G networks will be a revolutionary step in the development of communication systems and networks.

When the City Is a 'War Zone'

Jenny Drezin | Posted 02.02.2014 | Women
Jenny Drezin

For many women and girls, the city is a hostile environment, to be negotiated "as delicately as a war zone." A trip down this or that street, a turn around the wrong corner can be like stepping on a landmine. Strategy, timing, and carefully planned routing can mean the difference between a normal trip, and a sudden verbal or physical explosion.

Mobile Technology in K-12 Classrooms: More Than a Question of Cost

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Tablets have become a learning fixture in many K-12 classrooms. The quick access to information and capability to provide personalized learning are ju...

Mobile: Reinventing Media and Marketing

Bruce Judson | Posted 12.27.2013 | Media
Bruce Judson

As the mobile revolution continues to evolve, there is an easily understood temptation to treat the Web as a single medium, whether accessed on a PC or a smart phone. The creation of responsive sites is often one reflection of this inclination.