Tech Awards honor techy solutions for developing world

November 13, 2008, 7:41 AM PST | Length: 193


From one-time-use syringes to fire logs made from an invasive African plant, the 2008 Tech Awards honored five innovators with $50,000 for creating technology solutions for problems in developing countries. CNET's Kara Tsuboi learns more about these seemingly simple solutions that have potential to make a big impact.