Tracking the pandemic? There's an app for that.

Mar 26, 2020
Tech companies and universities are trying to use mobile devices to get a handle on the spread of COVID-19.
The Weather Channel app has a new tool that lets users track reported cases of COVID-19 near them.
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5 things you need to know about HQ Trivia

Jan 12, 2018
Yes, it's that thing people are talking about on Twitter.
HQ Trivia
Katie Szajkovics and Christoper Huey, two of TodayTix concierges, stand outside the theater and distribute tickets to customers. 
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'Archer' interactive app gives fans the inside track

Apr 20, 2017
Television audiences need more when it comes to their favorite shows, says technical director Bryan Fordney.
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TaskRabbit doubles the number of cities it operates in

Mar 16, 2017
CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot talks about the company's expansion and what work will look like in the future.
Stacy Brown-Philpot is CEO of TaskRabbit, the on-demand app that lets users hire people to complete various household tasks.
Photo courtesy of TaskRabbit

Wally Lamb's new novel is like a super enhanced e-book

Nov 21, 2016
Lamb's new novel “I’ll Take You There” is out as a digital app by Metabook.
Wally Lamb in the recording studio, laying down some Voice Overs for the "I'll Take You There" Metabook.
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FCC set to rule on cable 'set-top boxes'

Sep 29, 2016
The FCC vote could pave the way for app-based streaming of all cable programming.
The FCC will vote Thursday on the future of TV set-top boxes.
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Glam App creators explain their beauty services model

Feb 15, 2016
The on-demand beauty app gives stylists the ability to book their own clients.
The Glam App provides on-demand beauty services to consumers. 
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This startup wants to save you a trip to the gas station

Jan 29, 2016
App-based delivery service brings the gas to you, but it's a tough business model
William Rich used to deliver gas to gas stations in Houston. Now, he works for Booster Fuels in Fort Worth, and he thinks on-demand is the future of fueling
Christopher Connelly