Congo

03.06.15
The Big Picture: The Congo's solar-powered traffic robocops
03.06.15

The Big Picture: The Congo's solar-powered traffic robocops

While Detroit waits for its Robocop statue, the Democratic Republic of Congo's one-upped The Motor...

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09.09.12
VMK preps Africa-designed Elikia smartphone with $170 price, fast track for apps
09.09.12

VMK preps Africa-designed Elikia smartphone with $170 price, fast track for apps

Congo-based VMK has been blazing a trail for mobile devices in Africa: its Way-C tablet proved tha...

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12.20.11
Democratic Republic of Congo bans text messaging
12.20.11

Democratic Republic of Congo bans text messaging

After a controversial presidential election that saw Joseph Kabila retain the office amid fierc...

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09.20.11
VMK Way-C tablet shows off its full figure, on sale for $300 in select countries this October
09.20.11

VMK Way-C tablet shows off its full figure, on sale for $300 in select countries this October

We got a look at the back of the African-designed VMK tablet awhile ago, and today we got a bit m...

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06.27.11
Congolese VMK Gingerbread tablet eager to show its face, shipping in September
06.27.11

Congolese VMK Gingerbread tablet eager to show its face, shipping in September

This is the upcoming tablet from Congolese company VMK -- or, rather, this is the back of the upc...

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04.05.11
Just say no: Apple and Intel stop using conflict minerals
04.05.11

Just say no: Apple and Intel stop using conflict minerals

While the US government hasn't issued an outright ban against the use of 'conflict minerals' coming...

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04.02.11
Apple-backed rules prohibit electronics makers from buying minerals used to fund wars
04.02.11

Apple-backed rules prohibit electronics makers from buying minerals used to fund wars

Bloomberg reports that new rules have gone into effect which prohibit electronics makers from b...

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07.26.10
New law requires gadget companies to disclose 'conflict mineral' use
07.26.10

New law requires gadget companies to disclose 'conflict mineral' use

When President Obama put his pen to the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act last week, i...

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01.21.10
ASUS' Congo-based Eee PC 1201T pops up on Amazon's German portal
01.21.10

ASUS' Congo-based Eee PC 1201T pops up on Amazon's German portal

Tired of waiting for the Eee PC 1201T to ship? Impatient, aren't we? We've been wondering about the...

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