Just like real doctors and nurses, online health tools with good but controlled communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, a team of Indian-origin researchers has said.
A mobile app in Senegal helps families save money and reduce waste through a “virtual pharmacy” where users can exchange leftover medication for new prescriptions.
Japanese book editor Miho Takeshita is having an affair. But the recently married 30-year-old is not worried about getting caught — her boyfriend only exists on a smartphone.
For years, violence kept most of Pakistan’s aspiring young musicians from following their dreams, whether the threat of Taliban militant attacks or gang wars in the crowded southern port city of Karachi.
Australian researchers have developed a mobile application to monitor and improve the mental health of taxi drivers.
Unlock them with an app, drop them off anywhere, and nip past lanes of stationary car traffic: the humble bicycle is seeing a revival in China as a new generation of start-ups help tackle urban congestion and pollution with fleets of brightly coloured two wheelers.
Aqua farmers Ramachandra Raju and Venu Dantuluri have developed mobile “Aqua App” to help farmers engaged in aqua culture enhance their yield and quality.
Suffering from stress or low self-esteem? You may not have to pour big bucks on a shrink or hypnotist.
Gap’s DressingRoom app uses avatars to help people understand how products will fit. People can then buy what fits online.