News tagged with mobile access

Mobile phones the pathway to Internet in Africa

There is abundant evidence that poorer people in Africa are now using the internet. In South Africa, most new users come from low income households, many of them living below the poverty line. ...

dateJun 05, 2015 in Telecom
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WhatsApp has everything Facebook needs to survive

Facebook has made a play for the mobile market by buying WhatsApp in what should be seen as a significant sign of the times. Desktop computing is the past and mobile access is the future. Facebook knows th ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Business
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QR code access to Nobel Prizes in Chemistry

Mobile devices equipped with a QR (quick response) code scanning app, which gives consumers instant access to information on the Web, now can give the same access to 110 years of information about the most ...

dateSep 04, 2013 in Other
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Facebook aims to get the world online (Update 2)

Food, water and the Internet? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get all of the world's 7 billion people online through a partnership with some of the largest mobile technology companies. He says the Web ...

dateAug 21, 2013 in Internet
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Washington Post unveils paywall plans

The Washington Post said Wednesday it would start a metered paywall beginning on June 12, offering digital subscription packages at between $9.99 and $14.99 per month.

dateJun 05, 2013 in Internet
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