Daily Archives: September 24, 2010

From the FT’s beyondbrics blog
An Indian vegatable seller arranges vegatables as she speaks on a cellular phone at a roadside vegatable market in AllahabadIn India, some 600m people own mobile phones but just 60m have access to broadband internet. Hewlett-Packard is aiming to bridge that gap with apps that can access the web from any cell phone using voice and text messaging.

Continue reading “Can the world’s poor text their way out of poverty?”

The web has been getting a makeover this month with the introduction of Internet Explorer 9, Google Instant and a new Twitter.

Richard Waters covered the beta introduction of IE9 and the launch of Google Instant and @Tim – Tim Bradshaw – had some thoughts on the new Twitter website. All of these developments are wrapped up and reviewed in this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section Read more