Tag: app

The app that won the Africa health prize

A young Malian doctor and computer engineer scooped up the Africa health prize. Cheick Oumar Bagayoko’s application Bogou connects doctors in rural areas with medical experts across the world, thus improving diagnosis and knowledge exchange. Doctors working in rural areas are often at a disadvantage, whether due to poor facilities or infrastructure. Bogou gives access… Read More

6-Year-Old Vine Star Cousin Terio Perpetrates Image of Ballin’ in Lieu of Self-Edification

  Vine is the app to download for laughs all around. The popular smartphone application is becoming widespread over social media with many re-tweets on Twitter and spin-off Facebook fan pages, such as Best of Vines, Daily Vines, and Funny Vines.   Along with the popularity of the six second videos comes the ever more… Read More

Facebook’s Next Step to Conquer Mobile

  Last year, Facebook may have been worried about losing their youth market to smartphone-based application WhatsApp.  This is no longer a concern for Mark Zuckerberg and company, who announced on Wednesday afternoon that they are purchasing WhatsApp for a total of $19 billion in cash and stocks.   Zuckerberg has been pushing Facebook to… Read More