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.

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