Monthly Archive: December 2008

12-31-08-virtual-seeds

Banking Get More Handy

Banking by phone isn’t new, but being able to download a mobile service application directly to your Google Anroid™ phone is pioneering new ground. Chase Visa™ recently announced just such an option and plans on rolling it out in early 2009.

12-24-08-filling-the-void

It Pays to Medicate

It’s a fact in third-world countries that many TB patients often fail to take their medication on a regular basis, but for free cell phone minutes they will. Here’s how it works. MIT students came up with a new testing and reporting system that encourages patients to stick with their treatment plan by giving them incentives.

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Hello Baby!

Hello Kitty might be nightmarish to us for the same exact reasons Japanese females love the iconic cartoon feline: It’s cute, pink, and seemingly everywhere. In fact, its ubiquitous-ness is exactly what the director...