Nairobi goes Palo Alto?

Pascal Zachary gives a round up about the problems using a mobile and developing applications for mobiles.

Four times as many people have them as have bank accounts. Text messages are far more popular than e-mail. Safaricom, the dominant mobile provider, offers a service called M-pesa that lets customers send money with text messages. Nokia sells brand-new phones here for as little as $33. [snip taken from here]

The article also points to Googles initative in East Africa. Google is massively hiring, down in Southern Africa. See to open positions here.

Nairobi goes Palo Alto?
was published on 21.07.2008 by Martin Konzett. It files under global
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