‘Mobile Money’

Personal Touch Signature better securty for Mobile Devices

New system provides security by monitoring how user touches the screen Passwords, gestures and fingerprint scans are all helpful ways to keep a thief from unlocking and using a cell phone or tablet. Cybersecurity researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have gone a step further. They’ve developed a new security system that continuously monitors […]

Google wireless network for your mobile soon

Not happy with the current network providers to your mobile phone? You might soon get a better option – Google! After providing the world’s most popular phone software and offering one of the fastest broadband speeds in the US, Google is now planning to become your mobile network operator. According to reports in the US […]

Sub-Saharan Africa to have 160 M mobile broadband connections by 2016

Sub Saharan African broadband connections are to rise four-fold in three years, a report by the Broadband Commission for Digital Development, in collaboration with Ericsson says. According to the report, mobile broadband connections are expected to increase almost four times from 2012 to 2016 to over 160 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, adding that mobile broadband […]

Phones Are the New Banks: Mobile Payments in Africa and Beyond

Though it’s a trend that’s now spreading across the globe, the rise of mobile payments can be directly traced back to Africa. It’s an example of how unique conditions give rise to innovative solutions, and how those innovations catch on. Here’s a brief look at the rise of mobile payment technology and at the role […]