The March of the Little Green Guy: $80 Android Phones in Developing Countries

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Sep 12, 2011. This year, Chinese company Huawei launched an $80 Android phone, the IDEOS, through Kenyan telecom Safaricom. According to sources, the phone has sold over 350,000 units in Kenya, “a staggering statistic considering nearly half of Kenya’s population lives on less than two dollars per day.” We thought it important to take a closer look… Continue reading The March of the Little Green Guy: $80 Android Phones in Developing Countries

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Bribespot: Reporting Corruption Via Mobile App and Map

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Aug 29, 2011. Bribespot is a mobile app for Android that allows people to submit reports of corruption and bribes. People can also submit reports on a website and instances are plotted on a map using Google maps API. In March 2011, Artas Bartas and a team of people from Estonia, Finland,… Continue reading Bribespot: Reporting Corruption Via Mobile App and Map