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  • Mobile Devices Can Dramatically Improve Literacy Rates In Developing Countries, Says UNESCO

    Mobile Devices Can Dramatically Improve Literacy Rates In Developing Countries, Says UNESCO

    A new report by UNESCO says that mobile devices can boost literacy rates in developing countries, potentially reaching almost all of the world’s population. Furthermore, an expensive tablet or smartphone is not necessary. In fact, many e-book readers use featurephones. The report surveyed 5,000 people in Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe Read More

  • Owlient uses virtual goods for the greater good

    Owlient uses virtual goods for the greater good

    [France] French virtual games company, Owlient, has teamed up with UNESCO and Gut Aiderbichl to allow users to support real causes with virtual goods. The Paris-based games publisher currently has over 10 million members worldwide. The company’s two most popular games, Babydow and Equideow, enable users to take care of a virtual baby or horse respectively. Throughout the game, virtual… Read More