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5 Ways Drones Could Help In A Disaster Like The Boston Marathon Bombing Plus three robots that are already saving lives.

Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.”

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“Africa is the second largest continent in the world, yet it is the least computerised.”

Exclusive interview with Gideon van Niekerk, MaraMedia CEO.  MaraMedia is a gold sponsor at the upcoming African Education Week.

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“Merchants are the key to drive increased consumer transactions.”

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Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference

Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference, taking place on the 19 – 20, March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. We catch up with him ahead of the show to find out more about his thoughts regarding the handset market.

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New Study from Tech Archival Explores Australian Smartphone Market Right Through 2018

Samsung Outstrips Apple and RIM in Australia’s US$ 4 Billion Smartphone Market in 2012, Says Tech Archival.

 

Portland, OR –(PR.com)– Smartphone, invented at the rise of a new technological era has quickly become a consumer necessity in today’s world. One cannot just define this device as a communication medium, for the reason that it’s a versatile gadget with ability to manage everything including internet browsing, emailing, locating a place with GPS, high definition photography, managing personal and business information, and almost everything a computer is capable of with the help of numerous built in apps and their incredible functionality. 

Following the rising worldwide demand for smartphones, Australia too has witnessed greater than ever popularity of smartphones due to its versatile functionality. According to “Australia Smartphone Market Assessment & Future Opportunities 2008-2018,” a recent focused study published by Tech Archival, the smartphone demand in Australia is estimated to grow at a CAGR of nearly 10% over the five year period from 2013 to 2018. The Australian smartphone market grew almost triple fold between 2008 and 2012, reaching annualised smartphone sales volume to more than 10 Million units in 2012.

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Mobile industry faces $9.2 billion shortfall in backhaul investment, Tellabs study finds

Strategy Analytics report commissioned by Tellabs highlights risks of a new ‘capacity crunch’ posed by lack of backhaul investment

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MTN Uganda launches the Nokia Lumia Powered by Windows 8

MTN Uganda today announced the availability of the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones, adding its name to the growing list of operators globally selling these flagship Windows 8 Phone devices.

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Microsoft Introduces the 4Afrika Initiative to Help Improve the Continent’s Global Competitiveness

 

Efforts focus on accelerating adoption of smart devices, empowering small and medium businesses, and up-leveling skills development to ignite African innovation for the Continent and for the world

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Orange and Baidu partner exclusively on an enhanced mobile browser for customers in Africa and the Middle East

Exclusive partnership to help drive mobile data adoption in markets where Orange is seeing an increased demand for mobile data and smartphones

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Orange et Baidu signent un partenariat exclusif pour codévelopper un navigateur mobile amélioré en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient

 

Ce partenariat exclusif est destiné à développer l’usage de la data sur mobile dans les pays où la demande pour les smartphones et l’internet mobile est en croissance

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