The app aims to connect citizens to their local governments in new ways.
NASA announces the winners of its International Space Apps Challenge.
An international mobile application contest from the New Cities Foundation.
There's still time to enter the international mobile application contest from the New Cities Foundation.
Participants of the "International Sanitation Hackathon" have some promising ideas to fight disease and death caused by poor sanitation.
We've teamed up with the New Cities Foundation and Google to award $5,000 to the best new urban app from around the world.
A few of the 886 proposals from the Knight Foundation's latest open government news challenge.
A new app from Texas researchers shows how clouds of lung-pummeling ozone move through Houston neighborhoods.
A "classic example of copy-pasting a first world solution in an emerging economy."
The "STD Triage" app lets you email pictures of your "intimate problem" to a panel of dermatologists.
A group of entrepreneurs are working on technology that could vastly improve the universally terrible experience of airports.
How risky is it to run inside for that cup of coffee without feeding the meter? SpotAgent will figure that out for you.
Walkonomics looks at small things -- sidewalk quality, hilliness -- that make a real difference to walkers.
What happens to a community with no "digital shadow" on the web?
How do you improve congestion when there's zero political will to raise money to fix it?
The Tagtool app may cost an arm and a leg, but the results are weirdly fantastic.
The city-focused mobile technology we had the most fun with this year.
Apple Maps is so flawed it's forcing users to discover even better, city-specific alternatives.
A new app launching in Seoul this fall will allow users to navigate from a street corner down into the subway and even to a particular shop or café in an underground mall.