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These Next Generation Government Agencies Are Using Mobile Technology To Save Taxpayers Billions

Forbes - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Three years ago I wrote about how the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) saved taxpayers $500 million by using mobile technologies. I had high expectations for other State Departments of Transportation (DOT) to follow suit, and in some cases ...
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Three announces mobile ad-blocking trial

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
In February, it announced a partnership with ad-blocking start-up Shine, in which Li Ka-shing, the owner of Three's parent company CK Hutchison, is an investor.

PR association event highlights mobile technology in media

The News-Press - ‎May 26, 2016‎
PR association event highlights mobile technology in media. The Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter (FPRA SWFL) will host their annual Media Breakfast, “How Mobile Technology is Revolutionizing the Media.” A panel of experts ...

Mobile Technology Used for the First Time to Beat Leprosy

Huffington Post UK - ‎6 hours ago‎
Over the years, our expertise in leprosy has meant that we have become innovators and leaders in the field fighting against it, and other neglected diseases.

AIDF mobile for development:Transforming global healthcare through mobile technology - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) has just released its second publication on the use of mobile technologies for development and humanitarian work with a focus on health. The AIDF Mobile for Development Report Part Two: Transforming ...
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Impact of Mobile Technology on Workplace Productivity

Business 2 Community - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Over the years, mobile technology has turned out to be a staple for personal as well as business purposes. Owing to the convenience, speed and efficiency, mobile has become one of the go-to technologies for most.

Ashford Hospitality Trust Taps OpenKey for Deployment of its Mobile Technology at Dallas Marriott Suites Medical ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AHT), a real estate investment trust (REIT), has selected OpenKey's technology to provide mobile key entry, check-in capabilities and more at the Dallas Marriott Suites Medical/Market Center.

Dangote, Airtel 40000 mobile phones for indigent Lagos women

Biztech Africa - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Foundation also said for the first time since the programme started, the beneficiaries in Lagos are also to be given mobile devices through Airtel telecommunication, while disbursement would be via electronic payments. The gesture is to cushion the ...

Fintech takes off in Africa as lenders tap mobile technology

Financial Times - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Finca, a US microfinance organisation, and First Access, a New York-based data analytics company, have formed a partnership to start making loans over east Africa using credit scores derived from mobile phone data.

Orange relaunches Social Venture Prize

Biztech Africa - ‎9 hours ago‎
Four projects or enterprises addressing needs of the bottom of the pyramid market in Africa and the Middle East through technology will be rewarded. The digital projects may range from e-health and mobile banking to digital and mobile applications for ...

Scania links up with Ericsson to test 5G mobile technology

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The technology will feature prominently in trials of autonomous driving and connected vehicles.
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Mapping The Rise Of Mobile Technology For Social Good

GOOD Magazine - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Mobile technology: It's cheap. It's everywhere. And it's easy to forget how powerful it really is. Phones and tablets put health care, education, and financial solutions in the hands of those who need them most.
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From then till now: How mobile technology has spawned a gaming revolution

Information Age - ‎May 17, 2016‎
While mobile gaming has existed even before the iPhone, it was considered more like a novel way of having fun on the go, and less a viable industry.

Why web and mobile technology is the local player's best friend

Mobile Strategies 360 - ‎May 23, 2016‎
... ordering system and marketing platform for restaurants. “It is going to be your small local pizzeria, but the technology is behind the big guys right now," Webb said. “When the digital gap catches up—that is where the real opportunity is (for ...

How Mobile Technology Can Improve Employees' Well-Being

Diplomatic Courier - ‎May 20, 2016‎
People are increasingly using mobile technology to improve their well-being. This isn't surprising, given that mobile technology is becoming more integral to people's lives. In the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 39% of ...

Mobile technology contributions to development in the fintech sector

ITProPortal - ‎May 16, 2016‎
From Africa to Asia, access to finance is vital to unlocking growth and development. Mobile technology is the key and with just about 62 per cent of the world's population having a bank account, according to the reports from World Bank, mobile money ...

Is technology a threat to tribal gaming?

Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry - ‎9 hours ago‎
MG: In certain countries mobile technology has become the de facto technology in every area of lifestyle. There are more mobiles in Lagos than there are toilets.

Australia set for small business mobile tech investment surge

ZDNet - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Australia could be set for a surge in mobile technology investment among small and medium-sized enterprise population, as up to 90,000 additional businesses qualify for small business tax exemptions under changes announced in the 2016-17 Federal ...
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Microsoft cuts more jobs in troubled mobile unit

U.S. News & World Report - ‎May 25, 2016‎
It said the bulk of the job cuts announced Wednesday, up to 1,350 positions, will affect a mobile technology division in Finland, where Nokia is based.

Mobile technology a must for today's employees, benefit experts say

Employee Benefit Adviser (registration) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Benefits technology isn't just about easing the headaches of managers; it's also about easing the stress of employees by helping them understand their options.