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Mobile phone health apps touted as lifesavers

Health-related applications for smartphones and tablets are a booming business, but in Africa and Asia "mobile health" could actually be a lifesaver for millions, industry leaders and aid organisations say.

dateMar 01, 2013 in Software
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Africa, Asia lead 'mobile money' boom

Africa and Asia are leading a global boom in the use of "mobile money" as millions turn to their mobile phones instead of coughing up cash or handing over credit cards.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Telecom
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Mobile industry sees 4 bn subscribers by 2018

The $1.0-trillion (750-million-euro) global mobile industry predicted Monday a boom in subscribers to four billion people by 2018 as the world's largest mobile fair opened in Barcelona, Spain.

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Telecom
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