Improving Rural Mass Transit Information in South Africa – Team Smile

The following guest post comes from Team Smile, a team of finalists for the Imagine Cup Rural Innovation Award from South Africa. Team Smile developed WhereIsMyShuttle?, which uses GPS/GPRS tracking devices fitted to buses to provide daily schedules of bus activities via SMS. The system also provides an automated notification service to alert riders of…


Microsoft DreamSpark Gives Students Access to Technical Software at No Charge

The Microsoft DreamSpark student program is part of Microsoft Unlimited Potential and provides students with access to a broad range of development and design software for download at no charge.The program is now available to college and high school students around the world. Commenting at the launch of the program, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said:…