Archive: Press

  • Press | talks apps for shadow economy.

    01.19.2012 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    Andrew Leonard for Could the right smartphone app help bring light to the shadow economy? The Department of Labor thinks so. Last May, the DoL announced the release of a new iPhone app: Timesheet. The purpose of the app is to help combat the off-the-books plague of “wage theft” — the increasingly common practice in which employers shortchange ... more
  • Blog | New gaming academy partners with us to make games for good

    12.12.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    If you believe games and social gaming may have a hand to play in the building a better tomorrow, the “The Games Academy”  may be the place for you.  Offered by Papaya Mobile and hosted at Parisoma in San Francisco, this  three-month accelerated program for game developers is looking to create the next top-grossing social game ... more
  • Press | Politic 365 and Dev Express

    06.21.2011 by BonnieS | 0 Comments
    One Economy states that the apps “specifically address needs related to education, employment, health and finances. We anticipate the event will also supplement the ongoing national conversation about the importance of broadband access and adoption, technology, and mobile devices-especially in underserved communities.”   Back in May, I blogged about NYC GiveCamp charity, Remás, entering their mobile ... more
  • Blog | Mashable

    06.16.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
          A recent contest challenged developers to create apps for low-income Americans to help them get educated, find jobs, get healthy, manage their finances and so on. The contest, called Applications for Good, was organized by One Economy and AT&T to get devs inspired to do some social good. A panel of judges ... more
  • Blog | Winners Announcement Press Release

    06.16.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    Press Release Contact: Carol Gregory June 14, 2011 Phone: 202-393-4577 cgregory (at) one (dash) Download Press Release of the PDF ONE ECONOMY AND AT&T ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF NATIONAL CONTEST, APPLICATIONS FOR GOOD Developers from across the country create apps that help people improve their lives; AT&T and One Economy award up to $50,000 in ... more
  • Press | Contest Press Release

    03.15.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    For Immediate Release ONE ECONOMY AND AT&T ANNOUNCE CONTEST TO DEVELOP PUBLIC PURPOSE MOBILE APPLICATIONS $50,000 in Prizes Given to Developers Who Create Best Applications to Improve Lives March 11, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC — AT&T and One Economy, a global nonprofit at the forefront of bringing broadband opportunity to underserved communities, announced at the ... more
  • Press | Tech Cocktail

    03.12.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    Tech Cocktail is very fortunate to get to meet and work with so many amazing companies and groups. And one of the organizations we’re privileged to work with on our SXSW event is Applications For Good (A4G), a project that is leveraging the power of the crowd to create applications that serve public purpose. A4G ... more
  • Press | Pocket Gamer

    03.04.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    As scores of newsreaders forced to don suspenders and stockings every Children in Need will attest, sometimes people need to be coaxed into doing something good. That’s exactly the idea behind One Economy’s decision to partner up with PapayaMobile. In a bid to foster the development of titles designed to ‘promote social good’, the two ... more
  • Press | Fierce Mobile Healthcare

    02.24.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    Mobile health can be effective, at least in prompting patients to take their medication, if the results of a small study–whose findings were presented in Washington, D.C. last week–are any indication. The study, conducted by researchers at George Washington University Medical Center, focused on patients suffering from hypertension and living in underserved areas who utilized ... more
  • Press | Huffington Post

    02.21.2011 by Arthur Grau IV | 0 Comments
    The staggering growth in smartphone adoption has resulted in the creation of hundreds of thousands of mobile applications touching almost every interest area and type of user. But the target audience for cell phone apps and other mobile services is largely a mainstream one. Where are the apps to assist low income and underserved folks ... more
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