Tag: apps

Verizon invites Hoosier students to submit best problem-solving app ideas

Verizon invites Hoosier students to submit best problem-solving app ideas

| August 11, 2016

Fifth Annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge opens for new submissions INDIANAPOLIS—The Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge, the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life, is now accepting new app ideas nationwide for the 2016-17 annual competition. The fifth annual challenge invites students […]

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23 percent of smartphone owners made purchase with app for first time in 2015

23 percent of smartphone owners made purchase with app for first time in 2015

| January 14, 2016

Car ride apps fastest-growing while purchasing and banking apps go mainstream INDIANAPOLIS—A new survey of U.S. adults indicates a majority of smartphone owners (56 percent) purchased a product using an app in 2015. The survey shows 23 percent of smartphone owners took this step for the first time last year. The sampling of mobile commerce […]

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Thomas N. Todd: ‘You can’t download freedom’

Thomas N. Todd: ‘You can’t download freedom’

| June 26, 2014

Activist spouts overlooked “four-letter” words to make a point By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (NNPA)—Rapidly-expanding technology, social media and new smart phone apps are no substitute for the hard work needed to fight persistent racism in the United States, said Thomas N. Todd, a longtime Chicago activist and civil rights lawyer. Speaking […]

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