Joe DeCapua of voanews.com writes:
Mobile phone use in Africa has spread far, wide and fast. By the end of last year, it was estimated that 70 percent of the population would have a mobile phone. Now, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says it’s using the technology to save lives.
Kate Woodsome of voanews.com writes:
When Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, died in 1922, the sound of his voice was lost to all but who knew him. Until now.
Podcast - 1st May 2013
This week's news report begins with quarterly figures from Samsung and Apple - and a discussion about what the future may hold for iOS.
We also talk about instant messaging versus SMS, the end of Best Buy's European joint venture with Carphone Warehouse, patent wars, white spaces and connected cars.