Nokia eyes tattoos that talk to your phone

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Discussion:  Finnish-based company, Nokia, just filed a patent for magnetic tattoos that would vibrate when your cell phone rings.  Instead of lound, annoying ringtones, magnetic ink embedded under the skin would generate a perceptible stimulus when the ink registers a call, alarm, or other message.  Just like a ringtone, the tele-tatto can be set to different… Read more »

Broadband world: Connecting Africa

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Discussion: Thanks to three undersea Internet cables that began to arrive in June 2009, East Africa’s tech sector scored a major confidence boost.  As a growing number of private entrepreneurs work to establish Kenya as East Africa’s high-tech hub, the relatively stable government oversees a three million dollar pot of money to reward promising start-ups. … Read more »