The urgent appeal for blood donors went out on Facebook and a TV show called ‘Aamrai Bangladesh’ (We are Bangladesh). Within two weeks, 5 000 people had donated blood. It was a perfect example of the power of social media to do good.
How can ICT cut global carbon emissions? That was the question on the minds of 300 key industry players at a conference in Beijing last month.
Smartphones are reaching critical mass, and people and devices are constantly generating data. Whether it is streaming a video, playing the latest game or making in-app purchases, user activity generates data about people’s needs and preferences, and the quality of their experiences. In a new white paper, Ericsson estimates that by 2018 each device will….