New App, Fam-ess, Teaches Kids Financial Responsibility 75% of American households live paycheck to paycheck and 25% have no savings at all.
With our consumer debt hovering at $11.5 Trillion, it is clear that we need to teach kids how to manage their money long before become adults. That's why Michelle Salsberry founded Fam-ess (pronounced famous). Fam-ess came in 2nd place at the Women Startup Challenge live pitch competition that I partnered with Women Who Tech on. Fam-ess is an acronym for Family First, Earn Always, Save Often and Spend Wisely. It's a platform focused on helping teach kids financial discipline and how to make better shopping decisions based on their willingness to work, while also informing the planning of products for kids.
My team and I talked to Michelle about Fam-ess. What sparked the idea to found Fam-ess? As the mom of two, I found it difficult to go shopping with my kids (who are 8 and 5) without them asking, if not whining, to buy something. Has anyone shared really good stories for why they need this product? The dating app where women make the first move. Finally — a dating app without all that sleaze.
That’s the promise from Bumble, an 8-month-old app that’s adding a new algorithm to grade users on metrics like engagement and, well, whether they’re demanding to see you naked. To earn a “VIBee” badge on Bumble, male and female users alike must establish a track record of having real conversations with other users, says Whitney Wolfe, Bumble’s founder and CEO. Already, Bumble has established itself as an unworkable venue for guys accustomed to carpet-bombing women with “Hey baby” and “Nice (body part)” messages.
That’s because Wolfe — a co-founder of Tinder, a notorious haven for such annoyances — has insisted that on Bumble only women can initiate male-female conversations. “Tinder’s a great platform, a great product — I hope it continues to be successful,” says Wolfe, who last year settled a sex-harassment suit, reportedly for $1 million, against Tinder and its parent IAC/InterActiveCorp after being ousted from the company. Baidu's New App Can Give You A Diagnosis When You Are Sick. Baidu, the Chinese search engine behemoth, has released an app for personal health care that works roughly like a cross between Siri and WebMD.
Called AskADoctor in English, the new product is a deep-learning system that connects users with their doctors. Turn on the app, describe your symptoms verbally or by typing, and the program will spit out an automatic diagnosis suggestion. It then connects users with nearby medical specialists. Businessinsider. New app to tackle NT youth suicide. The 'In the Zone' app design.
Source: Supplied Samsung has announced the first winner of its Adappt app development competition — In the Zone, an indigenous youth support app to tackle mental illness and youth suicide rates. In the Zone, developed by 24 year old NT Young Achiever of the Year Pritika Desai, will offer mindfulness tools, the ability for young people to draw their mood to share with their peers, and information on nearby support resources. Ms Desai said she came up with the concept to help normalise the discussion around mental health. “I’ve had own mental health issues for a long time and I just did things on my own,” she said. Ms Desai started Shout Out, an NT-based organisation dedicated to facilitating conversations on youth mental health issues made up of volunteers and participants who run events.
“We heard about the Adappt competition through Facebook,” she said. Engineer develops ‘Map the Homeless’ app. New Yorkers can now try to help tackle the city’s homeless problem with a new app.
David Fox, a 25-year-old data engineer from Murray Hill, developed Map the Homeless after getting fed up with transients aggressively begging and urinating in the street — while his local politicians turn a blind eye. The app’s users are encouraged to take photos of the quality-of-life scofflaws and upload their pictures and location to a map.
“I want to help [city officials] be able to find these people and keep them off the streets,” Fox told The Post. Just a few weeks ago, Fox noted, one of his friends was walking to his apartment from Grand Central Terminal and spotted two homeless bums. 'Be picky and have high standards': new dating apps cater to the elite and the rich. It used to be that if you wanted to meet someone of a certain caliber, you would venture to a particular bar.
There would be a line at the door with a strict doorman and inside would be a collection of beautiful people, all deemed special because they’d made it past the velvet rope. Moodnotes mental health journal wants to chart your emotions. "How are you?
". You probably are asked that multiple times a day, and yet rarely does it elicit an honest and detailed response. But this is a question you must be prepared to answer truthfully, on a daily basis, if you download Moodnotes, a new mood-tracking and journaling app from ustwo, creators of hit mobile game Monument Valley. The studio has partnered with two clinical psychologists in order to create the (scientifically sound) mental health app, based on the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
CBT is an established form of treatment for all manner of psychological issues, and in the context of Moodnotes, it is being applied to encourage users to track their mood and develop healthier thinking habits. Tinder-inspired app CrewMe connects pilots and cabin crew looking for romance. Brand new dating app connects flight crew on layover in foreign citiesDeveloped by a pilot, Maxence Boussier, after realising a 'need' for itEnsures that flight crew won't be stuck with those they arrived withUsers swipe right to 'like' and those who match will then be able to chat By Katie Amey for MailOnline Published: 15:21 GMT, 6 August 2015 | Updated: 17:04 GMT, 6 August 2015 For pilots or flight attendants looking to find love in the skies, this app is for you.
Inspired by the likes of Tinder, Hinge and OKCupid, CrewMe is a brand new dating app - catering to flight crew on layover in foreign locales. The innovative dating service connects airline crew and allows them to network anywhere in the world. New app connects those battling addiction. Some argue that technology makes us less social.
Look around at any restaurant, and a majority of people will probably be looking at their phones, not at the person across from them. The Formula for Efficient Mobile Marketing. One of the biggest new trends in search advertising is the entry of mobile devices.
Today, it’s indicated that over 50% of all searches on Google come from a mobile device. Google recently rolled out a modification to their algorithm that affected how well websites rank in the organic results depending on its mobile usability. Google says following the announcement of the new ranking factor for mobile websites, they saw an increase of 4.7% in the amount of mobile friendly websites in March and April of 2015. Obviously, mobile is a huge area of focus. But what are you exactly supposed to do? Today, I will cover some of the basics of matching your ads and landing pages with your visitors’ true motivation in order to execute “mobile friendly” Google AdWords strategies. Selfie app Frontback comes back to life thanks to mysterious new 'partner' Frontback has made a miraculous recovery. After announcing last week that the company was shutting down, the selfie app is taking a 180 — literally.
It turns out the service isn't going anywhere: late on Friday, the company announced that it had "signed an agreement with a partner," keeping the app alive. The app first launched two years ago, and it's based on a simple idea. Instead of simply taking a picture of yourself, why not share a single photo that shows you and what's going on around you? Frontback uses your phone's front and rear cameras to take two photos at the same time.
Welcome to Forbes. App Lets You Skip The Restaurant Wait — For Charity. Hate waiting in line at your favorite restaurant? Those days could be over. CharityWait, a new app by tech company, SmartLine, allows diners to skip to the front of the line for immediate seating in exchange for a charitable donation, according to The Guardian. A Social Network App for Those Battling Addiction. Photo Is there anything that would make someone want to join a new social network at this point? We already have Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as smaller alternatives like Ello. And the advent of apps like Snapchat has made public blabbing less appealing than engaging in private communication. But Beau Mann, the chief executive and a founder of a new app called Sober Grid, says that for some users, joining this social network could be a matter of life and death. “It sounds somewhat dramatic, but it’s realistic,” Mr.
Never feel far from your horse with new app - Horse & Hound. A product is being developed so that horse owners can remotely check the temperature, heart and respiratory rate of their equine companion from afar. SeeHorse is a small device worn on a horse’s headcollar or bridle that can send information about the animal through Bluetooth to an owner’s phone or computer. The SeeHorseCloud application also allows owners to remotely check the figures away from the yard.
The technology has been created in Kitchener, Canada, by Peter Mankowski. “SeeHorse provides multiple features so you can stay connected with your horse,” Mr Mankowski told H&H. “It is a 100% green energy device — if your horse is active, it recharges the device just by their movement.” Maybe There Doesn’t Need To Be An Apple Watch App For Everything. Should Apple be concerned that a number of popular app makers like Facebook, Google and Snapchat have yet to embrace its Apple Watch platform with apps of their own? That’s a question raised by a recent New York Times piece detailing how many developers are taking a “wait-and-see” approach when it comes to Apple’s new wearable. But maybe the right question to ask is not, where are the apps, but rather, do we even need them? Personally, I can’t imagine wanting to browse or interact with Facebook from my Apple Watch – especially when I have a good-sized screen nearby thanks to my iPhone, which provides a much better experience.
I’m not interested in getting Facebook alerts on the Apple Watch, either. There’s no urgency in knowing that someone tagged me in a post, or added me as a friend, or shared a photo. Why You NEED To Workout With New App Fitspot: The Uber Of Fitness : Beauty : Fashion & Style. New App Improves Your Walk Or Run. July 31st, 2015 by Kyle Park Points Originally published on Gas2. GoRapido launches new app to find plumbers, roofers, more - Orlando Business Journal. What to Do When Your App Is Racist. On August 7th of last year, Crain’s ran an article about SketchFactor, an app that was set to launch the next day. It would allow users to report having seen or experienced something “sketchy” in a particular location; these reports would then be geotagged and overlaid on a Google map, creating a sketchiness heat map of a neighborhood or city. The idea was to help urban walkers be more street-smart, but the implications seemed insensitive at best, racist at worst.
Allison McGuire, the app’s co-creator, had recently moved from Washington, D.C., to the West Village. Both she and her co-founder, Daniel Herrington, were white and in their twenties. At one point, the Crain’s reporter asked McGuire whether her company “could be vulnerable to criticisms regarding the degree to which race is used to profile a neighborhood.” Game of Thrones: There's a new app to help non-book readers understand Westeros - News - TV & Radio - The Independent. The former smugly sit behind their computers, ready and waiting to ‘accidentally’ spoil the show for a non-book reader on an internet forum somewhere. They know the ins and outs of Westeros: history the show doesn’t have time to cover. Well, if you’re a TV watcher who can’t be bothered to read the books but wants to know everything about Game of Thrones, worry no more: there’s an app for that.
Bronn from Game of Thrones celebrating that he doesn't have to be looked down upon by smug book readers anymoreA Game of Thrones: Get into the Books is an interactive iPhone and iPad app that acts as a “bridge” between the books and the TV series by offering you 40 extracts from the books based on the key moments. So if you’ve ever wanted to read just how the infamous ‘Red Wedding’ was written, you can find it on the app. 'Tinder for travellers' dating app launches. • Mapped: The world's booziest countries The request can specify whether the person making it is looking for someone to travel with, someone to show them round an area or city or, for a really easy life, someone to come and visit them in their home town. New app to cure writer's block, fire imagination.
Oliver, A New Apartment-Finding App, Cuts Out The Middlemen. If you’ve ever tried to find an apartment in a popular city like San Francisco, New York, or Chillicothe you’re probably familiar with magical beings called brokers. These creatures take a cut of your rent while doing surprisingly little and it’s high time they are “disrupted.” Uk.businessinsider. Weathernews thinks crowdsourcing is the future of weather. The weather forecast of the future will be crowdsourced, if one Japanese weather firm sees its vision fulfilled. New app gives Harris County residents access to public health services. The New Age of Cross-Platform Mobile App Development. Californian woman develops phone app to feed almost 600,000 homeless people in San Francisco - Americas. A Californian woman, who developed an innovative phone app, has since helped to feed almost 600,000 homeless people – after she became tired of America’s growing food-waste problem.
Three years ago – when she was a student at the University of California, Berkeley –Komal Ahmad – now aged 25 – was walking near campus when a homeless man approached her and asked her for money to buy food. Crowdfunding Just Got Easier With the New Tindr App. Uber turns courier for China’s Xiaomi, and app users promised a new smartphone ‘in minutes’ New App Tender Lets You Find And Reject Recipes. New Looie app gives New Yorkers a place to pee for a price - NY Daily News.
New app SoberGrid connects people in recovery. New app allows teens to stream their lives to strangers. A new app could let websites block African-Americans, women, or people with autism. We-Consent is the new app that lets you say 'yes' to sex... is it useful or just plain creepy? - London Life - Life & Style - London Evening Standard. The Phone App That Transforms Subway Ads into Art.
New App, a 'Tinder for Homes,' Launches in Canada. New App Helps Women Keep Tabs on Number of Drinks They Have Weekly: Glamour.com. New App Tender Is the Tinder of Food; Chef Eli Kulp Still Recovering From Amtrak Crash. Teller: Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin App in Southeast Asia - NEWSBTC. Recording an Airbnb property before guest is accused of trashing it - there's an app for that. Selfie senza confini: con l'app lo fanno anche i non vedenti.
New LGBTQ dating app offers platform where everyone can find love. AFINITY - Comments are Dead. Engage and Monetize Your Mobile Users with Chat. The Debut of Casey Neistat's Beme, a Social App That Aims for Authenticity - The New York Times. Can your phone really know you’re depressed? App Lulu to relaunch in Brazil. New app allowing flight passengers to connect like Tinder launched by Bucks businessman - Get Bucks. Uber trolls New York City mayor in its app. New flower delivery app set to challenge florists. New Toronto app is like airBnB for parking spaces. Get your own Taxi App like Uber or any other business app with similar features! Charlotte-based mobile app House Account connects 50,000 shoppers to 450 boutiques nationwide - Charlotte Agenda. New smartphone app can get your household chores done. Walkonomics app guides you to the most nature-filled path.
New App Tells You When Someone You Don't Like is Approaching. New Apple Watch Tinder app uses heart rate to find a match. We-Consent app allows users to video their date consenting to sex. Anglia Ruskin helps create new app to transform future of music industry. NanoCard Crypto-Debit Card Aims to be Bitcoin’s Killer App - Press Release. Toronto honors dead raccoon with street memorial; Internet mourns. How The 'Instagram For Doctors' Is Changing How Patients See Specialists. Meet Timeline, A Mobile News App With A Long, Long Memory. The Growth Of Mobile: Do We Need Some Perspective? New App Can Tell You If You Really Like Your Friends. New App Lets Consumers Name Their Own Price. This app gets you a last-minute table reservation. Skip the lines with Izzo’s new App and online ordering.
New app brings beer, wine, liquor to your doorstep. Hooks, The App That Lets You Get A Notification For Almost Anything, Lands On Android And Apple Watch. Smartphone App Tells You When to Stop Drinking. New app for job seekers similar to Tinder. Google tests new ride-sharing app - Jul. 6, 2015. Dog Needs a Walk? There's an App for That - The New York Times. Narendra Modi app is 'like Tinder for good governance' Female genital mutilation: there’s an app for that? Really? Name Your Price On Shopping App Compelation. 'Neko Atsume' is the addicting app where you feed cats. Twitter's Periscope is a 'platform for truth', claims founder. Monitoring ex-cons after they get out of jail? There's an app for that. 7 surprising stats about the app world you should know. New Application Delivers Medical Marijuana to Your Home. Lost dogs in Dayton can be found through new app, partnership.
New App Tracks How Much You Drink Annually. Smartphone app helps track red squirrels in north Wales. Californian woman develops phone app to feed almost 600,000 homeless people in San Francisco - Americas. New Muslim-friendly app to boost tourism. Uk.businessinsider. New iPhone App Will Help Conduct The Largest LGBT Health Study Ever. Pocket Homes app is the Tinder of Calgary real estate - Calgary. Le 20 migliori app dell'estate - Beauty.
Taxi wars in China as private drivers take on traditional companies. Uk.businessinsider. Pushbullet, the ultimate cross-platform app, is now a messenger as well. Kim Kardashian And Kendall Jenner Love New Food App WineNDine. Australian dads create safe-sexting app.