This means that folks with spotty cell service and limited access to electricity will be able to use apps like Facebook, download ebooks, and watch video clips on YouTube without putting unnecessary strain on their already limited assets.
While Silicon Valley impressarios focus on iOS to the exclusion of everything else, biNu has found 5 million users and plenty of work to do in feature phone-heavy markets around the world.
A feast of funding news to warm up for your Thanksgiving feast.
A spy and ninja filled dose of today’s funding news.
BiNu is a platform that brings smartphone app services to feature phones, a.k.a. “dumb” phones, reviled by the technorati but still widely used around the globe, and it has just taken $2 million from TomorrowVentures, the funding vehicle of Google’s Eric Schmidt.