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Huawei rethinks the smartphone

Launched on 19 September 2019 in Munich, Germany, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is the world’s first second generation 5G smartphone and the pinnacle of mobile technological development.

Huawei’s new Harmony OS won’t solve its problems

Huawei has revealed Harmony OS, its alternative to Android. However, even if the company, as it has said, could roll-out the OS within a day or two to devices if needed, it won't solve the Chinese company's problems.

Sudan's Facebook traders

Women in Sudan have been resisting the controls placed on them for some time - by using their smart phones and social media to trade.

Android's effect on the mobile industry

With their purchase of Android in 2005, Google has changed the world of smartphones.

Challenges remain for mobile technology in healthcare

Use of mobile technologies in healthcare is increasing in Africa, but insufficient engineering capacity and absence of policy are key challenges.

Backpackers worried about using mobile devices in Ghana

Backpacking is growing and West African countries such as Ghana need to actively attract them. However, backpackers in Ghana are worried about using their mobile devices.

Data collected from mobile phones can help electricity planning

In sub-Saharan Africa there are more people with mobile phones than access to electricity, and their data could be useful.