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ANNOUNCEMENT: MELINDA MOREE JOINS VITAL WAVE

PALO ALTO, CA – Dr. Melinda Moree has joined Vital Wave as a Vice President of Professional Services. Dr. Moree…

NEWS: Business Insider

According to a recent study done by Qualcomm, India has emerged as one of the biggest economies, which has an…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Vital Wave and partners launch mWomen report

Qualcomm Incorporated, through its Wireless Reach™ initiative, Vital Wave Inc. and the GSMA’s Mobile for Development mWomen Programme today announced…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Vital Wave hires key leaders

Vital Wave Consulting, specialists in emerging-market business growth, announced today that David Sessions and Ricarda McFalls have taken on key…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Vital Wave and partners publish Adventure Tourism Development Index

This year’s Adventure Tourism Development Index (ATDI), published by The George Washington University, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and…

NEWS: THE NEW YORK TIMES

GOOD with numbers? Fascinated by data? The sound you hear is opportunity knocking. Mo Zhou was snapped up by I.B.M….

NEWS: THE NEW YORK TIMES

Each year, a new theme reverberates through technology conferences around the world. A few years ago it was predictions of…

NEWS: ENTREPRENEUR

Xola Consulting, a specialized tourism consulting firm recently acquired by Vital Wave , quoted in Entrepreneur magazine.

NEWS: THE INDEPENDENT

Switzerland has topped an annual ranking of adventure tourism destinations by the Adventure Travel Trade Association – but if you’re…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Vital Wave Acquires Xola Consulting

Vital Wave announces the acquisition of Xola Consulting, specialists in sustainable and adventure tourism since 2004.  Xola’s consulting practice will…

NEWS: The Economist

Not many services are set up to grow, says Brooke Partridge of Vital Wave , which advises businesses in emerging…

NEWS: The Independent

The role mobile phones play in increasing economic opportunities for women is transformative. Women in Asia, Africa and the Middle…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Vital Wave Contributes to GSMA Development Fund’s mWomen Initiative

Leading up to International Women’s Day, the GMSA Development Fund hosted a workshop on Mobile Phones and Women (mWomen) last…

NEWS: The Washington Post

The mobile phone has been critical to helping solve poverty and promote development around the world. But in many developing…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Vital Wave selected to speak at International CTIA Wireless

Smith will discuss the role that mobile services will play in accelerating profitable revenue growth in emerging markets. Coppock will…

NEWS: GreenBiz

…clients who are implementing healthcare technologies like mobile health (mhealth) want to quantify the value of improved health outcomes and…

NEWS: Tech News World

While the OLPC organization seeks a new chief, Negroponte offers his opinion of his leadership and the organization’s future…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Emerging Markets focus at Mobile World Congress

Mobile industry executives at last week’s Mobile World Congress agreed that the key to expanding mobile adoption will be to…

ANNOUNCEMENT: FINANCING TO ACCELERATE MOBILE PHONE UPTAKE IN EMERGING MARKETS

…key to accelerating sales to these near-term handset buyers is tapping into existing financing mechanisms

NEWS: INC.

What’s the difference between a bribe and a gift? Vital Wave looks at five emerging market countries.

ANNOUNCEMENT: PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR PC COMPANIES TO CAPTURE EMERGING MARKETS

…PC companies aiming for near-term revenue growth in emerging markets will do well to focus on selling traditional PCs to…

ANNOUNCEMENT: CHINA MOBILE SUBSCRIPTIONS SURPASS US POPULATION

…subscriber base grew to 301 million, surpassing the total population of the United States

NEWS: TECH NEWS WORLD

…If the OLPC and other such efforts can effectively produce low-priced machines, the overall educational computing market will see an…

ANNOUNCEMENT: CHINA INTERNET USERS ACCESS WEB VIA SHARED-USE PCs...

…Internet users in China would surpass the number of users in the United States within two years.

ANNOUNCEMENT: VITAL WAVE PARTNERS WITH REUTERS DIGITAL VISION PROGRAM AT STANFORD

…concepts range from the establishment of Internet cafés in Nigerian universities to the creation of a telemedicine system for detecting…

ANNOUNCEMENT: VITAL WAVE ACCELERATES TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

…companies hoping to increase their revenues in fast-growing emerging markets gained an ally