5 key takeaways from the worlds biggest mobile event

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Every year at Mobile World Congress there is a lot of hype, brand noise and people with over 100,000 in Barcelona this year for MWC2016 at the world’s biggest mobile get together.

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BitPesa gains investment to grow BitCoin business in Africa

Bitpesa Appsafrica

BitFury Group, the world’s leading Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company, has made an investment in BitPesa, one of Africa’s leading bitcoin payment platforms.

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16 African startups who are changing the world

Seedstars Summit

More than 3’000 startups from Eastern and Central Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America applied to participate in Seedstars World this year proudly supported by Appsafrica.com. In Africa these entrepreneurs  are working relentlessly on solving problems they care about and are among the most inspiring people around.

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MWC: Sports shoes just got very clever

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The internet of things (IoT) and wearables are nothing new, however Samsung have in conjunction with its in-house startup, Salted Venture launched what could be the biggest revolution in sportswear since Nike invented air bubbles.

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MWC: Is Virtual reality the next big thing?

Facebook shared how it was bringing its streaming technology for 360 video to Samsung Gear VR in coming weeks

Virtual reality is a major focus at Mobile World Congress 2016 with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg making a surprise appearance at Samsung’s press conference talking up progress in virtual reality and to promote VR in the future as “the most social platform.”

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Video: What3Words revolutionising global addressing system

What3words has built a uniform global location reference system that gives everyone, everything & everywhere a simple address. They have divided the world into a grid of 57 trillion 3mx3m squares and have pre allocated each with a fixed and unique 3 word address.75% of the worlds population have poor or inconsistent address. What3words has built a uniform global location reference system that gives everyone, everything & everywhere a simple address. They have divided the world into a grid of 57 trillion 3mx3m squares and have pre allocated each with a fixed and unique 3 word address.

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Tuluntulu is making strides across Africa with innovative app

TuluntluNetflix recent launch in Africa has ensured mobile entertainment and video on demand services are on high alert while Tuluntulu a mobile content platform is growing due to an attractive consumer proposition. 

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