Developing countries

11.17.11
Visa aims at developing countries with new international prepaid mobile payment service
11.17.11

Visa aims at developing countries with new international prepaid mobile payment service

Shortly after announcing its new digital wallet service V.me for developed markets, Visa also mad...

By R. Lai,   11.17.11
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09.23.11
Intel's Skoool software brings study materials to healthcare workers in developing countries
09.23.11

Intel's Skoool software brings study materials to healthcare workers in developing countries

When we consider Intel's contributions to developing nations, it's hard not to hone in on the 5 mill...

By D. Wollman,   09.23.11
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05.25.11
Nokia's promised dual-SIM handsets arrive, look strangely familiar
05.25.11

Nokia's promised dual-SIM handsets arrive, look strangely familiar

Well, that didn't take long. When Stephen Elop said a new dual-SIM handset would ship by the end...

By Z. Lutz,   05.25.11
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04.09.11
World Bank report finds selling virtual goods in games more profitable than 'real' economy
04.09.11

World Bank report finds selling virtual goods in games more profitable than 'real' economy

A report commissioned by the World Bank's infoDev unit has cast fresh light on one of the more fasc...

By Vlad Savov,   04.09.11
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03.28.11
MIT professor touts first 'practical' artificial leaf, signs deal with Tata to show up real plants
03.28.11

MIT professor touts first 'practical' artificial leaf, signs deal with Tata to show up real plants

A professor at MIT claims to have Mother Nature beat at her own game. Dr. Daniel Nocera says his inv...

By C. Trout,   03.28.11
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02.16.11
Vodafone announces Webbox, gives internet access to the developing world
02.16.11

Vodafone announces Webbox, gives internet access to the developing world

While many of us are focused on the latest and greatest consumer tech, there are many parts of the...

By M. Gorman,   02.16.11
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02.23.10
United Nations identifies e-waste as an urgent and growing problem, wants change
02.23.10

United Nations identifies e-waste as an urgent and growing problem, wants change

E-waste might be one of the biggest misnomers in the history of nomery -- the image it creates in t...

By Vlad Savov,   02.23.10
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07.04.08
Sharp brings TV to the powerless
07.04.08

Sharp brings TV to the powerless

Forget schools, forget lighting, forget easy access to drinking water... it's that sweet TV goodnes...

By Thomas Ricker,   07.04.08
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05.16.07
Thermoacoustics behind all-in-one cooker, fridge, and generator
05.16.07

Thermoacoustics behind all-in-one cooker, fridge, and generator

Sure, building up a campfire in order to roast some eats in the wilderness could be fun for awhile,...

By D. Murph,   05.16.07
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