Archive: 25/10/2012

Mobile phone app developers take on Africa

The scene might pass for a high-tech forum in California, but the young entrepreneurs presenting their products on stage are Africans, keen to show off low-tech applications for the continent.

dateOct 25, 2012 in Telecom
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Amazon posts 3Q results below expectations

(AP)—Amazon's stock is falling after the world's largest online retailer reported third-quarter results below Wall Street's expectations, including a large loss that was weighed by its stake in online deals service LivingSocial.

dateOct 25, 2012 in Business
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Tokyo prepares for the 'Big One'

Seen from atop the towering Tokyo Sky Tree, the patchwork of narrow alleyways and ramshackle houses that make up Tokyo's Sumida district is a picturesque throwback to the Japan of yesteryear.

dateOct 25, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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