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International Scholarships for Developing Countries | 2012-2013 Scholarships for Development

International Scholarships for Developing Countries | 2012-2013 Scholarships for Development | Internet Development | Scoop.it
International Undergraduate Scholarships, Masters Scholarships, PhD Scholarships for International Students from Developing Countries 2012-2013 Abroad.


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Potential for mobile money in Peru: New demand-side research | GSMA - Mobile for Development

Potential for mobile money in Peru: New demand-side research | GSMA - Mobile for Development | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 February 2015 | Potential for #MobileMoney in Peru: New demand-side research http://t.co/z9TfLrDjQH via @gsmammu #m4d #ict4d

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Great to see more on MobMoney in LAC!

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Airtel, UNICEF pact to provide education content in Africa | The Hindu

Airtel, UNICEF pact to provide education content in Africa | The Hindu | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 February 2015 | Bharti Airtel has partnered with UNICEF to provide health, education and youth-focussed content to its customers in 17 African countries.

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Beyond Brazil: digital trends in Latin America | econsultancy

Beyond Brazil: digital trends in Latin America | econsultancy | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 February 2015 | The beginning of the year is always an exciting time to pore over recent trends and to make predictions as to what the next 12 months might hold for the global digital landscape.

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Grameen Launches Media Project for Ghana Smallholders | Voice of America

Grameen Launches Media Project for Ghana Smallholders | Voice of America | Internet Development | Scoop.it

20 February 2015 | A new initiative has been launched to increase food security for small holder farmers in five regions in Ghana. The initiative - ICT Challenge – is a partnership between the Grameen Foundation...

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Improving Innovation in Africa | HBR

Improving Innovation in Africa | HBR | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 February 2015 | How to move from an invention economy to an innovation economy.

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Open data: how mobile phones saved bananas from bacterial wilt in Uganda | The Guardian

Open data: how mobile phones saved bananas from bacterial wilt in Uganda | The Guardian | Internet Development | Scoop.it

17 February 2015 | As disease threatened crops across the country, an initiative from the government and Unicef was able to communicate fast to stop it - demonstrating how open data can transform development

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This smartphone market is booming (Hint: Not China) | CNBC

This smartphone market is booming (Hint: Not China) | CNBC | Internet Development | Scoop.it

17 February 2015 | Latin America is the fastest-growing smartphone market in the world as users ditch older phones for 3G- and 4G-capable devices.

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Asia's Tech Start-Ups Are The Next Big Thing | Investopedia

Asia's Tech Start-Ups Are The Next Big Thing | Investopedia | Internet Development | Scoop.it

13 February 2015 | A surge in investment in tech startups in Asia is driving incredible expansion and innovation on the continent, which is becoming a new tech frontier.

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Digital divide: Improving Internet access in the developing world through affordable services and diverse content | Brookings

Digital divide: Improving Internet access in the developing world through affordable services and diverse content | Brookings | Internet Development | Scoop.it

15 February 2015 | In his latest paper, Darrell West argues that it is especially important to make progress on digital access, particularly in the cases of India and China.

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Is Facebook becoming the internet? | Telegraph

Is Facebook becoming the internet? | Telegraph | Internet Development | Scoop.it

10 February | Around 10 per cent of Facebook users in developing countries don't realise that they are on the internet

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Did you know that submarine cables carry messages (Internet traffic), and that mobile networks do, and terrestrial fibre?  Your device is not the "internet", but interfaces with the "Internet" (IP-based networks).

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Facebook is trying to become a global player as far as internet is concerned as it is the only way for them  to reach the next 4 billion people who are not yet on line.

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Beyond the digital divide | Trinidad Guardian

Beyond the digital divide | Trinidad Guardian | Internet Development | Scoop.it

8 February 2015 | By 2016, one per cent of the world’s population will own more than half of its wealth.

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Promoting the use of MOOCs...

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ICTs and Government Action Plan for MENA Region in 2015 and Beyond | Community.telecentre.org

ICTs and Government Action Plan for MENA Region in 2015 and Beyond | Community.telecentre.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

2 February 2015  | There are various strategies that are transforming ICTs today in MENA Region; more innovations and government action plans utilize to play an important role in…

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Mobile Learning Week 2015 | Empowerwomen.org

Mobile Learning Week 2015 | Empowerwomen.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

30 January 2015 | UNESCO flagship ICT in education event will run from 23-27 February at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The theme is empowering women and girls....

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Kudos to UNESCO for a focus on women&girls in ICT and in particular vis-a-vis mobile. 

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Latin America is powerhouse of smartphone market growth | Channelnomics

Latin America is powerhouse of smartphone market growth | Channelnomics | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 February 2015 | Region sees a significant 59 percent sales increase, while North America comes in fifth place with 28 percent growth

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Mobile STEM Might Just Boost Innovation in sub-Saharan Africa | Microsoft Bay Area

Mobile STEM Might Just Boost Innovation in sub-Saharan Africa | Microsoft Bay Area | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 February 2015 | RT @edtechglobe: #Africa: Mobile STEM Might Just Boost Innovation http://t.co/ABj8jhaZmG #mlearning #elearning #edtech #ict4d #ict4e

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Developing Countries Lead the Way in Mobile-Health Technologies | Mobile Health Innovation

Developing Countries Lead the Way in Mobile-Health Technologies | Mobile Health Innovation | Internet Development | Scoop.it

21 February 2015 | The intersection of mobile technology & global health

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The 50 Most Effective Ways To Transform The Developing World | NPR

The 50 Most Effective Ways To Transform The Developing World | NPR | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 February 2015| The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has pinpointed the tools with the greatest impact, from affordable tablets for schoolkids to an electrical grid in a box.

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What do you think?  What are the best ways to transform a community?

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Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own | WIRED

Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own | WIRED | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 February 2015 | Without a network, a cell phone doesn’t really know how to do anything. And by and large, that network is provided—and, therefore, controlled—by a company that wants to make a profit off its subscribers.

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Microsoft targets Asia as global hub of cybercrime and malware | CNET

Microsoft targets Asia as global hub of cybercrime and malware | CNET | Internet Development | Scoop.it

17 February 2015 | The software giant's cybercrime fighting unit has opened its third Asian satellite center in Singapore, to keep an eye on malware that will target Southeast Asia's emerging status as a financial hub.

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Tech-savvy females taking Gaza startup scene by storm | Computerweekly

Tech-savvy females taking Gaza startup scene by storm | Computerweekly | Internet Development | Scoop.it

16 February 2015 | With no Stem stigma in the Arab world, females in Gaza soldier through conflict with Gaza Sky Geeks Accelerator

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Communication equipment was the main growth driver of trade in information... | StarAfrica.com

Communication equipment was the main growth driver of trade in information... | StarAfrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it
GENEVA, 13 February 2015 / PRN Africa / -- New UNCTAD data shows renewed growth in the trade of information, communication and technology (ICT) goods i
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Why We’re Creating a Digital Mapping Course for International Development Professionals | Techchange

Why We’re Creating a Digital Mapping Course for International Development Professionals | Techchange | Internet Development | Scoop.it

12 February | Remember when map making used to be simple? Neither do we, which is why we’re teaching a new course on Mapping for International Development.

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Mapping so key!  Check this out

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January in Latin America: Tech News You Shouldn't Miss | The Nextweb.com

January in Latin America: Tech News You Shouldn't Miss | The Nextweb.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

9 February 2015 | Despite really warm summer weather in most of Latin America, January was actually a fairly busy month for the region’s tech scene, including some interesting M&A. Here are the news…

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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Africa

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Africa | Internet Development | Scoop.it

11 February 2015 | From a fuzzy math whiz to a job creator, the African-based innovators gaining traction.

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A look at smart cities around the world | Intelligent Utility

A look at smart cities around the world | Intelligent Utility | Internet Development | Scoop.it

31 January 2015 | London correspondent Tim Probert gives a bird eye view of smart cities value and examples in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa.

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Smart cities need to link rural areas to create more opportunity.

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