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'Driving While Black' Apps Give Tips for Police Stops

PERSONAL TECH | By Steven Dubois | Dec 12
Avoiding any move that could make officers think you're reaching for a gun is just one of the tips "Driving While Black" offers. And despite its attention-grabbing name, the common-sense advice it offers applies to motorists of all races.

Judge Orders Shutdown of Uber App in Spain

CORPORATE | Dec 10
A judge has ordered the precautionary suspension of the ridesharing service Uber in Spain, saying it represents unfair competition.

Track Your Health With the Sexual Activity Calendar

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 17
Boston area pharmacist Dr. Sarah Russo announced the release of a new product, The S.A.C. App,™ which helps you track your sexual health and wellness.

NSA Using Angry Birds And Other Smartphone Apps To Collect Data

PERSONAL TECH | Jan 28
Documents leaked by former NSA contactor Edward Snowden suggest that spy agencies have a powerful ally in the apps installed on smartphones across the globe.

Distinc.tt(ly) Delicious: When Technology Tastes Good

PERSONAL TECH | By Richard Frisbie | Jan 21
Distinc.tt, the first gay app approved for ages 12 and older, was released at a food and technology panel discussion at The OUT NYC.

MISTER Named ’Gay App of the Year’ at NYC’s Odyssey Awards

PERSONAL TECH | By EDGE | Jan 8
MISTER, the gay app for grown men, has been named the Best Gay Adult App by Odyssey Magazine. The fast-growing gay app, which targets men in their thirties and over, beat out more established apps like Scruff and Grindr for the award.

Gay App MISTER Partners with Hula for HIV Education, Testing

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 12
Gay social app MISTER has partnered with Hula for a new HIV testing app, and social networking education campaign.

First Media Groups NEW Hardline App

PERSONAL TECH | Oct 31
With over 25 years in media communications, First Media Group was able to bring one of the most advanced chat applications to life; The Hardline Chat App.

GLBT History Museum Launches Free Audio Guide and Online Store

May 17
The GLBT History Museum has created a dynamic new tool to help visitors discover the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender life in San Francisco. Anyone with a cell phone or smartphone can listen to a digital audio tour.

Apps to curb texting while driving have tough task

PERSONAL TECH | By Peter Svensson | Mar 29
Several software and gadget companies - many of them at the country’s biggest trade show for the wireless industry last week in Las Vegas - have sprung up to address the challenge of reminding cell phone users not to text or talk while at the wheel.

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