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Addressing IPv6 In The Caribbean | SiLiCONCARIBE

Addressing IPv6 In The Caribbean | SiLiCONCARIBE | Internet Development | Scoop.it
Global efforts to address the problem of the depleting pool of numbers used to identify resources connected to the Internet have reached Caribbean shores.

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Understanding Tech Penetration In Latin America | Techcrunch

Understanding Tech Penetration In Latin America | Techcrunch | Internet Development | Scoop.it

7 April 2015 | It’s pretty telling that Mark Zuckerberg, didn’t choose Beijing, London or Dubai, to have the first Facebook overseas town-hall meeting. He chose a place..

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Latin America is certaintly the "next market" for Facebook and others, but the question of getting an internet access, no matter where you are is still open !

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Educate Our Girls | YouTube

23 April 2015 | We believe girls worldwide are entitled to have an education! With the use of technology, we believe it would help encourage girls, especially in developing ...

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Five Apps Bringing the Next Billion People Online | WSJ

Five Apps Bringing the Next Billion People Online | WSJ | Internet Development | Scoop.it

23 April 2015 | In Indonesia, startup company Ruma is making slow but sure progress in connecting people to the Internet for the first time. But there is a long way to go. Here are some other apps aimed at helping people get more value out of their mobile phones.

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Spotlight on Central America: Mobile money enhances financial inclusion | Mobile for Development

Spotlight on Central America: Mobile money enhances financial inclusion | Mobile for Development | Internet Development | Scoop.it

23 April 2015 | Spotlight on Central America: #MobileMoney enhances financial #inclusion http://t.co/J4ykPHFX0g via @gsmammu #ict4d #m4d #mmu

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Tech Companies Struggle to Get World on Internet | WSJ

Tech Companies Struggle to Get World on Internet | WSJ | Internet Development | Scoop.it

21 April 2015 | Google, Facebook and others are scrambling to reach the roughly two-thirds of the global population still without Web access. But the Internet’s expansion among new users is actually slowing.

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The Push to Have Digital Technologies Included in the Sustainable Development Goals | Council on Foreign Relations

The Push to Have Digital Technologies Included in the Sustainable Development Goals | Council on Foreign Relations | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 March 2015 | This year marks an historic turning point for development policy. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) end their fifteen-year run as ...

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Global Information Technology Report 2015 | WEF

Global Information Technology Report 2015 | WEF | Internet Development | Scoop.it

15 April 2015 | The Global Information Technology Report 2015 features the latest iteration of the Networked Readiness Index, which assesses the factors, policies and institutions that enable a country to fully leverage information and communication technologies...

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Technology’s Best Bet for Scaling Social Good? Ask The People Who Need The Social Good | Fastcoexist

Technology’s Best Bet for Scaling Social Good? Ask The People Who Need The Social Good | Fastcoexist | Internet Development | Scoop.it

13 April 2015 | Three lessons for social entrepreneurs on how to use technology to make products that solve problems.

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Brazil builds undersea internet cable to protect online privacy | Wired UK

Brazil builds undersea internet cable to protect online privacy | Wired UK | Internet Development | Scoop.it

2 April 2015 | Angered by Edward Snowden's revelations on the wiretapping habits of tri-lettered American agencies, Brazil is taking the internet into its own hands -- and giving Uncle Sam the middle finger...

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Subcables provided amazing connectivity worldwide.  Very good for Brazil to be building out more cables.  Watching traffic patterns change.  One can only help that they take a good "lesson-learned" from Kenya and allow small operators a chance to participate in the cable....

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Public Spending Driving Latin America Fibre | Latin America | Broadband | BMI Research

Public Spending Driving Latin America Fibre | Latin America | Broadband | BMI Research | Internet Development | Scoop.it

1 April 2015 | Moves towards fibre-optic broadband are beginning to pick up across Latin America, with a number of high profile contracts awarded by governments over the past year. Similarly, investment budgets from private operators reflect a growing desire to move towards fibre, as the more developed markets in the region have a sufficiently high broadband penetration to warrant a transition towards this next-generation network technology.

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Study reveals African mobile phone usage stats | IT News Africa- Africa's Technology News Leader

Study reveals African mobile phone usage stats | IT News Africa- Africa's Technology News Leader | Internet Development | Scoop.it

8 April 2015 | The most significant finding was that Internet browsing via phones now stands at 40 per cent across these markets, with 51% of respondents in Ghana and 47% in

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A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits | NPtechforgood.com

A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits | NPtechforgood.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

8 April 2015 | The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Mobile for Good is written as practical how-to guide in simple language with a companion "Mobile and Soc...

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Ghana Ranked 3rd in Open Data Barometer Report | Biztech Africa

Ghana Ranked 3rd in Open Data Barometer Report | Biztech Africa | Internet Development | Scoop.it

4 April 2015 | Ghana has been rated among the highest-ranked Sub-Saharan African countries on the continent in this year’s Open Data Barometer Report.

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▶ Top 10 Things to Know Before Your First IETF Meeting - YouTube

Here are 10 easy steps to prepare for an IETF meeting--whether its your first or your 40th. Share your top tips in the comments! You can also view some atten...
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The IETF - the Internet Engineering Task Force - works on core Internet standards.  Check out this video about IETF!

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World Development Report 2016: Internet for Development | World Bank

World Development Report 2016: Internet for Development | World Bank | Internet Development | Scoop.it
MT @kaushikcbasu: next World Dev Report "Internet for Dev":
http://t.co/WQqys4SEDj”; DK: min. 3 acad geographers inputting #ict4d #aag2015
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Women in ICTs: Shaping the Future of Technology | ITU

Women in ICTs: Shaping the Future of Technology | ITU | Internet Development | Scoop.it

23 April 2015 | My smart phone, computer, and broadband access are the most important tools I have.  I use them every day at work and in my personal life – to conduct business; make appointments; talk, text or vid...

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The problem with translating smart cities to the global South | GreenBiz

The problem with translating smart cities to the global South | GreenBiz | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 April 2015 | By 2050, 2.5 billion more people will live in global cities — 90 percent of whom will reside in Africa, Latin America or Asia. But how do these less-developed urban centers fit into the hype about smart city technology?

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iROKOtv signs deal with Netflix to launch a dedicated African section | CPAfrica

iROKOtv signs deal with Netflix to launch a dedicated African section | CPAfrica | Internet Development | Scoop.it

20 March 2015 | RT @DynamicAfrica: Nigeria's IROKOtv signs major content deal with Netflix. http://t.co/gmUaMMYmwr

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One of Africa's largest content creators signs a deal with Netflix...

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In Bangladesh, a Mobile App Provides a Platform Where Women Can Feel Free to Talk | Global Voices

In Bangladesh, a Mobile App Provides a Platform Where Women Can Feel Free to Talk | Global Voices | Internet Development | Scoop.it

15 April 2015 | Maya provides a platform where women can freely speak about their emotional, medical, legal, and social needs anonymously, without being judged.

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Sustainable development won't happen without the means to implement it | The Guardian

Sustainable development won't happen without the means to implement it | The Guardian | Internet Development | Scoop.it

13 April 2015 | In July, governments will convene to discuss how the sustainable development agenda will be paid for. They must be held to account for the pledges they make

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Brazil Startup Success Points at Latin America Cryptocurrency Takeoff | CoinTelegraph

Brazil Startup Success Points at Latin America Cryptocurrency Takeoff | CoinTelegraph | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 April 2015 | Innovative technology is driving increasing interest in cryptocurrency and could allow Brazilian tech startups to leap frog other nations in the digital currency space.

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4 reasons developing countries need digital | WEF

4 reasons developing countries need digital |  WEF | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 April 2015 | The technological revolution provides emerging nations with unique opportunities to reinvent themselves and overcome the “developing country” status.

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Expanding the Internet: Sky-Fi | The Economist

Expanding the Internet:  Sky-Fi | The Economist | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 April 2015 | EVER since the early 1990s, when it moved out of universities and was embraced by the general public, the internet has grown relentlessly. Only 2% of the world’s...

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The Internet in Cuba: The Hackathon for Cuba -- in Miami, not Havana | Laredcubana.blogspot

The Internet in Cuba: The Hackathon for Cuba -- in Miami, not Havana | Laredcubana.blogspot | Internet Development | Scoop.it

8 April 2015 | Update to post on hackathons for #Cuba. Next one at #Facebook HQ on April 25-26. http://t.co/8BHHeOla1h
#ict4d http://t.co/TDmT48SUT1

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Developing The Global eCommerce Economy | PYMNTS.com

Developing The Global eCommerce Economy | PYMNTS.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

7 April 2015 | Studying the global economy cannot be done without studying one key stakeholder — global shoppers. And to be more specific, how global shoppers use the Internet....

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E-commerce might seem a bit superficial when more than 4 billion people are not on line and suffer from the digital divide but many projects are on their way to connect all those people and when they are connected they will have access to information and goods they cannot access at the present time. So e-commerce may not be, as superficial as we think, after all !