Developing world

02.11.12
Game changers: Egyptians and their gadgets in 2012
02.11.12

Game changers: Egyptians and their gadgets in 2012

Is there such a thing as revolutionary technology? Many Egyptians believe there is. A year ago, the...

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12.01.11
Braille-It Labeler brings low-cost printing, 'sightless construction' to the blind
12.01.11

Braille-It Labeler brings low-cost printing, 'sightless construction' to the blind

It's certainly not the first Braille label printer we've seen, but Ted Moallem's Braille-It Label...

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11.25.11
Researchers put smartphones on a power diet, drastically improve battery life
11.25.11

Researchers put smartphones on a power diet, drastically improve battery life

Nokia's Asha handsets already use browser compression to reduce data costs and power consumption...

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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...

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06.23.11
Genesi i.MX 53 netbooks, nettops to take Freescale machines deeper into the bargain basement
06.23.11

Genesi i.MX 53 netbooks, nettops to take Freescale machines deeper into the bargain basement

Back in March, Genesi announced its plans to target emerging markets by dropping the price of its...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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06.20.10
Yissum develops potato-powered batteries for the developing world
06.20.10

Yissum develops potato-powered batteries for the developing world

Researchers in Jerusalem have just announced they've developed super simple, sustainable, organic e...

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