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5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices

5 Reasons Why Public Access Matters in the Age of Private Mobile Devices

Published on: Jan 15 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
The mobile Internet is growing at an unprecedented rate. It is expected to be a matter of time before mobile Internet use eclipses desktop use. What does this trend...
How to Use Mobile Phone Network Data for Better Development

How to Use Mobile Phone Network Data for Better Development

Published on: Dec 18 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The UN Global Pulse has published ‘Mobile Phone Network Data for Development’, a primer on how analysis of Call Detail Records (CDRs) can provide valuable information...
RSVP Now for Mobile Solutions Forum Asia 2014

RSVP Now for Mobile Solutions Forum Asia 2014

Published on: Nov 22 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
What are the leading mobile innovations in Asia? Who are the thought leaders and decision makers? How can development practitioners leverage both the innovations...
IKEA is My Teacher for mEducation Application Development

IKEA is My Teacher for mEducation Application Development

Published on: Oct 15 2013 by Mike Dawson - 2 Comments
I am Mike Dawson of Paiwastoon and I’ve spent 6 years working with Education Technology in Afghanistan. There is of course no shortage of challenges with...
3 Steps for Microsoft + Nokia Success in Africa

3 Steps for Microsoft + Nokia Success in Africa

Published on: Sep 06 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Its hardly news now that Microsoft dropped a relatively modest US$ 7.2 Billion to acquire Nokia’s handset and software services business as well as some patents...
Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

Published on: Aug 28 2013 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off
According to the latest GSMA statistics, nearly 50% of people own a mobile phone in the developing world and almost 70% have access to mobile phones. With mobile...
Please RSVP for Mobiles! What Have We Learned? Where Are We Going?

Please RSVP for Mobiles! What Have We Learned? Where Are We Going?

Published on: Aug 19 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Over the last decade, as mobile technologies have become more ubiquitous, they have moved from the fringes of international development activities into core platforms...
Why is the Quality of Kenyan Apps Going Down?

Why is the Quality of Kenyan Apps Going Down?

Published on: Jun 10 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
I am Kennedy Kachwanya and I think the quality of the apps being created has gone down. Recently I attended Microsoft Imagine Cup competition and I left the...
How Mobile Money Improves Development Outcomes for the Unbanked

How Mobile Money Improves Development Outcomes for the Unbanked

Published on: Jun 03 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
At the recent London Technology Salon, we debated “How Mobile Money Can Improve Development Outcomes for the Unbanked?” with 30 thought leaders in...
Join the Mobiles for Youth Workforce Development Twitter Chat on Scale – Today!

Join the Mobiles for Youth Workforce Development Twitter Chat on Scale – Today!

Published on: May 07 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
The Mobiles for Youth Workforce Development (mYWD) Working Group, an initiative of the mEducation Alliance in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation and USAID,...