Tagged: Google Maps

Check 20 apps (paid and free) very popular in Brazil 0

Mobile Devices in Brazil: Most Downloaded iPhone Apps in 2013

Apple announced recently the list of iPhone apps that were most downloaded in the App Store, the online store of the company in 2013. YouTube, Google video platform, ranks first among the most popular free programs in the country. The virtual pet Pou (a kind of contemporary tamagotchi), appear in the first position among the paid apps. Check out the list of most downloaded apps […]

Erik Hersman’s “How texting and GoogleMaps helped Kenyans survive crisis” talk at TED 1

Erik Hersman’s “How texting and GoogleMaps helped Kenyans survive crisis” talk at TED

Erik Hersman presents the remarkable story of Ushahidi, a Google Maps mashup that allowed Kenyans to report and track violence via cell phone texts following the 2008 elections, and has evolved to continue saving lives in other countries […]