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Viral phone game helps illiterate Pakistanis find job listings

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THERE ARE more than 800 million low-literate people in the world, and they have a difficulty using text-based commands or automated voice services. The global spread of mobile phones has brought new opportunities to many poor people around the world, but estimated 800 million have trouble with text entry or automated voice systems because they are illiterate or only partly literate. And training programmes are difficult to get going at a sufficient scale. In…Read More