Saturday, March 2, 2013

What MWC means for developing countries

And just like that, the Mobile World Congress of 2013 has wrapped up. Hundreds of new technologies, devices and gadgets are now on the world stage.

In the midst of the latest tablet and thing-a-ma-bob, it's very easy to get caught up in the rat-race of the industry, forgetting the impact these new items could have.

One of the greatest impacts new technology can have is on the developing world. The Mobile World Congress highlighted software this year that could spread healthcare via mobile devices throughout the world.

The Congress also brought forth a call to cation, how can technology change the way issues in developing countries are handled?

Though not a lot presented over the week was focused directly at developing countries, so much of the new technology could have second-hand repercussions in these countries. 

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