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Mobile Monetization Startup Reveals 3D Ads

Kevin Ducoff | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Kevin Ducoff

Mobile app consumption is on the rise, but it's left app developers stumped when it comes to reeling in a profit from their creations. Plenty of start...

Nonprofit Trends: Technology and Transformational Change

Marc Chardon | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
Marc Chardon

Ultimately, embracing mobile technology and cloud computing in the right measure will help nonprofits focus on what they really should be focused on -- their missions.

The Rise of Mobile Technology in Higher Ed

Sean Devine | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Sean Devine

Mobile technologies are creating new ways for students to connect with their course materials, their classes and their colleagues, while also providing new ways to save money, while increasing access, productivity and flexibility.

The Competitive Edge of U.S. Wireless

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

This week, Tom Wheeler, President Obama's well-qualified nominee to Chair of the Federal Communications Commission, will have his confirmation hearing...

How Your Phone Can Help You Get Better Sleep

Posted 06.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

Nowadays, we are on-the-go more than ever. There is so much going on, that it's hard to remember what you need at the grocery store, or if you fed the...

7 Trends in Global Internet Growth You Can't Afford to Ignore

Nataly Kelly | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Nataly Kelly

Eighty percent of the Top 10 global Internet properties -- including Facebook, Google, and Twitter -- are from companies headquartered in the United States. However, 81 percent of their combined web visitors hail from elsewhere

Let Us End Fistula in Our Lifetime

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

Imagine living with a condition which forced you to change your wet, soiled clothes every few hours or which led to your family abandoning you or being shunned by your community. This is the reality of life for over two million women and girls suffering from obstetric fistula.

Louise M. Guido: What Women Really, Really Want

Louise M. Guido | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women
Louise M. Guido

Given the increasing ubiquity of a mobile phone, using this device to learn is the key to educating women in developing nations. If you're trying to reach a woman farmer or business-owner in Kenya, she probably doesn't have a landline or a computer, but she does have a mobile phone.

The Writers Workbench: Rechargeable Power

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Robert J. Elisberg

As mobile technology expands, so too does the need to run that technology. And that can mean using a gobsmack lot of batteries, which can mean a gobsmack lot of money to replace. As a result, a lot of people turn to rechargeable batteries as an alternative.

Don't Press Pause at the FCC

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

With the imminent exit of FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and President Obama's selection for his successor headed into the Senate confirmation proces...

Your Mobile Device: Accomplice, Not Antagonist

Peggy Johnson | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology
Peggy Johnson

Context awareness adapts to the user's interests and preferences so only the most important data will flash across the screen. The technology makes the phone smarter about you and becomes an ally which is ever more important in our technology-overloaded lives.

Mobile Web's Creative Disruption

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

It's been more than 25 years since Gordon Gecko waved around a brick-sized Motorola Dynatec 8000X cellphone in the movie Wall Street. Then, it was th...

3 Industries Undergoing the Mobile Revolution

Sajjad Masud | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Sajjad Masud

Mobile technology has not only changed the way we communicate with each other, smartphones are redefining the way business is practiced in several key industries.

Hacking Our Way to Social Good

Diane Smith | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact
Diane Smith

A recent hackathon sponsored by Autism Speaks once again proves that we are harnessing the power of wireless to change lives in powerful and creative ways.

'The Mobile' Is Reliably Unreliable

John Pavley | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

A smarter set of technologies is what we need for the mobile. During periods of high speed and high quality bandwidth, mobile apps should anticipate what we're going to read or watch and cache it for later. Don't make us have to remember to pre-download or prepare for being offline.

Sephora's VP Interactive On Mobile Technology: Threat or Opportunity?

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Andrew Cherwenka

Sephora execs may have heard Silicon Valley veteran Marc Andreessen predicting the death of traditional retailers earlier this year. But with its leadership in digital and mobile technology, Sephora's future is bright.

Companies Should Have a No-porn Policy for Mobile Devices

Russ Warner | Posted 03.20.2013 | Technology
Russ Warner

Some would argue that pornography is harmless. Others argue that it's immoral and brain changing. But, that's not the purpose of this article. Here,...

Will Mobile 'Virtual Assistants' Propel the Future of Medicine?

Jonathon Dreyer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathon Dreyer

The future of a quality, efficient health care system rests in our ability to press industry players to embrace collaboration and push for the creation of a connected ecosystem where, from patient to payer, mHealth technology acts as the ember to spark ongoing innovation.

Creating a World of Possibilities: One Man's Ode to Motherhood Inspires Global Philanthropy

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Akoshia Yoba

The Modification in Mother-Baby Statistics Initiative seeks to use mobile technology to deliver prenatal services to women who have no access to care, thereby saving their lives and the lives of their babies. It is an Ode to Ma...my contribution, my way of paying homage to moms everywhere.

Have We Lost Sight of the Human Behind the Screen?

Laura Simpson | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Laura Simpson

As more and more of our interactions are conducted via a mobile screen, to what extent is our intense relationship with our devices influencing our personal relationships and even our personalities?

VascoDe Sees Phones Emerging As a Powerful Force in Social Media

Jure Klepic | Posted 04.29.2013 | Technology
Jure Klepic

We have already seen how social media has changed the face of communication in the U.S. market, but companies like VascoDe are already innovating how they can change the face of communication in the world market.

HuffPost for iPad: Inside the Relaunch Process

Josh Klenert | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology
Josh Klenert

While record numbers of users are engaging on our desktop websites and mobile extensions, one thing was clear: our readers found our iPad app buggy, slow and difficult to use. We clearly needed a reboot! And here it is.

Neiman Marcus: Making Fashion Social Through Strategy and Execution

Lin Humphrey | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Lin Humphrey

Appealing to a design-conscious fashionable consumer requires a well-constructed, custom approach where content, not short-term promotions, rules. As with clothing, timeless style trumps fleeting fads in a flawless social media execution.

Taking the Mobile Path: The Key to Moving Small Business Forward

Teresa Zobrist | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Teresa Zobrist

The smartphone has become the center of our digital universe. It's how we engage with family and friends, the way we buy products and the way we stay informed, generating billions of transactions a day, millions of times a second. What has not been as apparent, however, is just how valuable all that data can be to help small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) grow their businesses and attract new customers.

Teaching the Connected Consumer in Higher Education

Lin Humphrey | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business
Lin Humphrey

As a Ph.D. student in marketing, I have been extremely fortunate that I teach and learn in a cutting-edge facility with forward-thinking administrators.