App-rica

During a 2011 mobile-finances presentation at a major American bank, I noticed one of the bankers, an African immigrant, chuckling. U.S. tech vendors described “cutting-edge” mobile applications “due out in a year or two” that would allow Americans to use phones for basic banking. “Cutting edge? Man, we’ve had that stuff in Africa for years now,” the African banker said to me. Full Story »

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