#Apps

  • Feature: This Cisco Youth Leadership Award Finalist Created an App to Educate Children Like Their Favorite Teacher
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    This Cisco Youth Leadership Award Finalist Created an App to Educate Children Like Their Favorite Teacher

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 22, 2019

    Haroon Yasin is one of the young finalists in the running to win at the Global Citizen Prize. Read more

  • Article: Apple and Google Will Investigate Saudi App Used to Prevent Women From Traveling

    Apple and Google Will Investigate Saudi App Used to Prevent Women From Traveling

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 14, 2019

    Activists say Absher enables men to further control women under guardianship laws. Read more

  • Article: Young African Coders Use Apps and Sensors to Curb Hunger

    Young African Coders Use Apps and Sensors to Curb Hunger

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 22, 2018

    "We believe that if the technology is good and farmers can see the benefits, they will adopt it." Read more

  • Article: 5 Apps Helping to End Hunger and Food Waste

    5 Apps Helping to End Hunger and Food Waste

    By Jasper Lo|June 28, 2018

    People all over the world are using mobile platforms to reduce food waste. Read more

  • Article: This App Is Helping Women Feel Safer – Even in Bangladesh's Crazy Traffic

    This App Is Helping Women Feel Safer – Even in Bangladesh's Crazy Traffic

    From News Deeply|April 9, 2018

    Traffic in Dhaka, Bangladesh, moves at an average of 4.2 miles per hour. Read more

  • Article: Facebook’s 'Town Hall' Just Made It So Much Easier to Contact Your Representatives

    Facebook’s 'Town Hall' Just Made It So Much Easier to Contact Your Representatives

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 31, 2017

    Your newsfeed just got political. Read more

  • Article: Meet Buycott, an App That Makes Ethical Shopping as Easy as Scanning a Barcode

    Meet Buycott, an App That Makes Ethical Shopping as Easy as Scanning a Barcode

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 11, 2017

    You are what you buy. Read more

  • Article: New Service Predicts Rainfall, Helps 80,000 African Farmers

    New Service Predicts Rainfall, Helps 80,000 African Farmers

    By Samra Seifu|July 20, 2016

    A Swedish tech company’s latest innovation predicts rainfall and weather at record accuracy. Read more