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First privacy-focused app store coming in January - The Hill

First privacy-focused app store coming in January - The Hill | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
The app store is for users of the Blackphone, an anti-snooping smartphone.
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Area/Code: Macon Money

Area/Code: Macon Money | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
RT @paufder: .@bgstokes How to get beyond 311 apps for civic engagement? Check out Macon Money http://t.co/nGj9cSe2Vn
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Innovation Is Not Just Apps

Innovation Is Not Just Apps | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
When thinking about innovation and technology it is critical to think beyond simply the tool. We need to also think about how a given innovation directly affects and engages citizens.
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Code Michigan: A contest to create mobile and web apps 'for the public good' - MLive.com

Code Michigan: A contest to create mobile and web apps 'for the public good' - MLive.com | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
Code Michigan: A contest to create mobile and web apps 'for the public good' MLive.com Code Michigan is your chance to build mobile and web applications and win cash prizes "for the public good," according to David Behen, director of the Michigan...
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Ubers as Ambulances?

Ubers as Ambulances? | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
And other ideas to make consumer apps more civic (Ubers as Ambulances? And other ideas to make #consumer apps more #civic.
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How Some Cities Get Real Innovation: Good Procurement Policies - Governing

How Some Cities Get Real Innovation: Good Procurement Policies - Governing | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
How Some Cities Get Real Innovation: Good Procurement Policies
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At Code for America, an organization with roots in the “civic hacking” movement, city procurement reform has become a major agenda item.
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The Top Five Wearable Technologies in 2014

The Top Five Wearable Technologies in 2014 | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
Top Five Wearable Technologies in 2014 Here is a Video featuring some of the top new Wearable technologies in 2014 from Goovle Glass to smartwatches.

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Hawaii Open Data | Advancing Open Data Principles in the Aloha State

Hawaii Open Data | Advancing Open Data Principles in the Aloha State | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
RT @Bytemarks: [http://t.co/ZNMXXF4WIi] Civic*Celerator Apps http://t.co/eQAv0VuQOm
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The Apps That Are Changing American Cities

The Apps That Are Changing American Cities | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
Writing about Boston’s adventures in mobile technology, Ben Schreckinger profiles its crowning achievement to date—Citizens Connect, a cell phone app that empowers Bostonians to report municipal problems to city officials—and get them fixed in...
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Hacking for a better tomorrow - Knight Foundation

Hacking for a better tomorrow - Knight Foundation | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
"Civic hacking is the result of ingenuity, minimum resources and maximum brainpower" @rachelkeas at #hackforchange #redding. in 23 days. Jason Hibbets@jhibbets. Rise and shine CityCampers, it's time for National Day of ...
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Trevor Lakey's curator insight, June 22, 2014 8:17 AM

Having helped kick off a recent Health themed hackathon event in Glasgow, run by the Future City Demonstrator Project, the concept of civic hacks seems well worth pursuing as one means of generating engagement and new ideas to solve social challenges 

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NYC Big Apps 4.0 - Big Build Brooklyn (with images, tweets) · yangbodu

First in a series of three hackathons for civic technology as part of the fourth NYC Big Apps competition.
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2 Princeton students give $10K grant for PH to host first eco-themed hackathon ... - InterAksyon

2 Princeton students give $10K grant for PH to host first eco-themed hackathon ... - InterAksyon | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
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Rockaway Civic Hack Day: Volunteer SMS App

Anoop Ranganath participated in the Rockaway Beach Civic Hack day. The focus of the event was building tools and apps dedicated to emergency response and reb...
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The Internet of Anything: A Social Network for the World's Online Sensors - Wired

The Internet of Anything: A Social Network for the World's Online Sensors - Wired | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
OpenSensors.io is a central hub for publishing and subscribing to sensor data streams. Think of it as Twitter for sensors.
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Can civic technology make cycling safer? | Nesta

Can civic technology make cycling safer? | Nesta | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
Two new apps are setting out to improve streets for cyclists - making a big contribution to an emotive debate.
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Tech for better governance - Financial Express

Tech for better governance - Financial Express | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
Tech for better governance Financial Express Noida Authority has set up a citizens portal to resolve residents' grievances and even Navi Mumbai civic body has deployed a comprehensive security management system through video surveillance and...
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How one nonprofit built a cloud and a mobile strategy for the blind - CITEworld

How one nonprofit built a cloud and a mobile strategy for the blind - CITEworld | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
How one nonprofit built a cloud and a mobile strategy for the blind
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When we talk about "accessibility" in tech, we're usually talking about things like mobile apps and API compatibility.
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New App eEcosphere Aims To Change How We Share Sustainability Ideas - Huffington Post

New App eEcosphere Aims To Change How We Share Sustainability Ideas - Huffington Post | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
New App eEcosphere Aims To Change How We Share Sustainability Ideas
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On top of this, the main source of behavior change is social comparison -- "people like to be similar to others," he says.
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New app brings more info to Ohio veterans - Chillicothe Gazette

New app brings more info to Ohio veterans - Chillicothe Gazette | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
New app brings more info to Ohio veterans
Chillicothe Gazette
Under the existing About button, icons and links to the department's social media pages. The department's mobile app was launched in November 2013.
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13 new apps to fight climate change - GreenBiz.com (blog)

13 new apps to fight climate change - GreenBiz.com (blog) | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
13 new apps to fight climate change GreenBiz.com (blog) To make the invisible a little more visible and the intangible a little more tangible, some smart software programers have set out to create mobile apps to help communities understand the...
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Black Girls Code APPS For Social Change

Black Girls CODE gives opportunity to the tech industry's underrepresented. The organization's first hackathon brings girls of color together to produce apps...
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Disaster apps - TechAdvisory.org

Disaster apps - TechAdvisory.org | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
One essential element that you might find useful is utilizing your mobile device, and looking at the benefit of disaster apps. Both Android and Apple mobile devices offer a wide variety of apps that users ...
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Free Apps to Boost Your Marketing Materials | TechSoup Asia

Free Apps to Boost Your Marketing Materials | TechSoup Asia | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
Here are some FREE and easy to use mobile apps that can give your nonprofit's marketing materials a big boost! http://t.co/iP2rxvWFLK
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SF Brigade Presentations - National Day of Civic Hacking

Code for San Francisco (a Code for America brigade) hackathon teams will present and demo their apps deployed over the weekend of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Approximately 5 minutes...
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Registration opens for Oman's Summer of Code program 2014 - Zawya (registration)

Registration opens for Oman's Summer of Code program 2014 - Zawya (registration) | Apps for Change | Scoop.it
Registration opens for Oman's Summer of Code program 2014
Zawya (registration)
Inspired by Google Summer of Code, the three month program will be focusing on developing and customizing an open source app for businesses.
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