Monday | 11 Dec 2017
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  • Now, health lab on your phone
    A new diagonistic tool has been developed by researchers in California, which on attaching to a phone will help test blood or water samples. Due to the ...
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  • Now, charge your phone with cow dung
    For areas which are well equipped with mobile phones but are doomed to have very little or no supply of electricity, here is some good news. Now, bio-gas ...
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  • A SMART choice for interactive lessons
    SMART Technologies, a leading provider of interactive whiteboards for classroom learning, has recently released a new SMART Notebook app for the iPad. The ...
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  • Sharing ideas through mobiles
    Mobile phone penetration in many regions across the world is helping farmers significantly in knowledge sharing. WeFarm is the latest project in one such ...
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  • ICT in rural disaster preparedness
    ICTs can be used to both predict natural disasters and, crucially, warn smallholders so that they may make preparations to mitigate losses during extreme ...
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  • Transforming e-health through e-learning
    Healthcare providers worldwide collect and use data for improved health outcomes. However, in many countries, the use of electronic health technologies is ...
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  • Track your cow’s development
    A mobile phone application, iCow, also the world’s first cell phone cow calendar, enables small-scale farmers in Kenya, mostly dairy farmers, to access ...
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  • Africa's innovative engines
    Will Mutua throws light on how access to the internet and mobile technologies has spurred innovation across the African continent in various in sectors such as ...
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  • The roots of mobile banking in Africa
    Ken Banks, founder of kiwanja.net in his blog post speaks about how mobile technology is helping in bringing African grassroots innovation to limelight.
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  • Health on mobile is a need today
    Developments in modern ICT are the key to enable people greater and more equitable access to health services. Particularly using mobile devices to collect and ...
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  • Dial for m-healthcare in Bangladesh
    This new m-initiative in Bangladesh allows patients to receive free advice from health workers, and prenatal health alerts 24/7 via mobile. Patients can even ...
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  • E-learning going mobile in Asia
    Liau Yun Qing, Tech Journalist at ZDNet Asia, talks about proliferation of mobile devices in Asian markets and companies adopting to e-learning, as popularity ...
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  • Tanzania: Device to recover lost phones
    Security for mobile phones and laptops in the country will be enhanced after the introduction of a technology that will track the gadgets when lost or stolen. ...
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  • A mobile application to manage cattle
    A new mobile application, iCow, developed by a Kenyan farmer and targeted for cattle herding populations in Kenya, is the latest example of an innovative ...
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  • 2012: the year of the internet in India
    With growing mobile phone penetration and increasing access to internet on devices beyond the pc, this new year may be the heralding of a new age of the ...
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