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Internet Revealed: A film about IXPs | EuroIX

Ever wanted to better understand this thing called the Internet? Want to know what an IXP is? How does "peering" make the internet faster, better and cheaper...


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Give landlocked nations a tech boost, says UN chief | SciDevNet

Give landlocked nations a tech boost, says UN chief | SciDevNet | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 October 2014 | Call to transfer agricultural and industrial technology so they can move from raw materials to high-value exports.

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Will developing countries lead the renewable energy race? | WWF

Will developing countries lead the renewable energy race? | WWF | Internet Development | Scoop.it

16 October 2014 | Beyond the west: from South Africa to China, Mexico and Indonesia, WWF takes a look at the emerging countries driving global adoption of renewable energy.

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How Collaborative Development Works - YouTube

8 October 2014 | Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects are independently funded software projects that harness the power of collaborative development to fuel innovation acr...

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4.4 billion people around the world still don’t have Internet. Here’s where they live | Washingtonpost.com

4.4 billion people around the world still don’t have Internet. Here’s where they live | Washingtonpost.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

2 October 2014 | The world wide web still isn't all that worldwide.

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See this article from the Washington Post - good infographic on uptake.

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Watch out M-Pesa, Equity Bank wants to transform mobile money in Kenya | the Guardian

Watch out M-Pesa, Equity Bank wants to transform mobile money in Kenya | the Guardian | Internet Development | Scoop.it
7 October 2014 | An innovative sim card is challenging M-Pesa’s mobile banking monopoly. But will the competition increase financial inclusion? Mark Keith Muhumuza reports
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The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech | npr.org

The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech | npr.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it
6 October 2014 | The Innovators, Walter Isaacson's new book, tells the stories of the people who created modern computers. Women, who are now a minority in computer science, played an outsize role in that history.
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September in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn't miss from the past month... | The Next Web

September in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn't miss from the past month... | The Next Web | Internet Development | Scoop.it

4 October 2014 | Latin America's tech scene saw its first share of pivots and new launches last month, both from foreign companies and local startups.

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Ford Foundation: Measure social development progress not GDP | Devex

Ford Foundation: Measure social development progress not GDP | Devex | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 September 2014 |
One of the ways a country's development progress is measured is through its gross domestic product. But what if we evaluate well-being and environmental sustainability instead?

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Code.rw - the Website Helping Students to Innovative | AllAfrica.com

Code.rw - the Website Helping Students to Innovative | AllAfrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 September 2014 |
"...code.rw is trying to change that mentality by engaging students interested in using ICT for development and business (ICT4D and ICT4B) to form clubs in schools.

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ICT ‘holds hope for Africa’ | biztechafrica.com

ICT ‘holds hope for Africa’ | biztechafrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

28 September 2014 | Minister Omobola Johnson says the ICT industry holds hope of a better future for the African continent.

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The 10 hottest startups in Asia right now | CNN.com

The 10 hottest startups in Asia right now | CNN.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it
Experts pick 10 of the best startups to come out of emerging markets this year.
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The Manthan Award Asia Pacific | Manthanaward.org

The Manthan Award Asia Pacific | Manthanaward.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

27 September 2014 | RT @hereissimone: Deadline for #Manthan award is close: hurry up if you leverage ICT for development in #SouthAsia! http://t.co/0nKyEDJYMc

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Openness Is the Key to Effective and Inclusive Development | Worldbank

Openness Is the Key to Effective and Inclusive Development | Worldbank | Internet Development | Scoop.it

25 September 2014 | OGP High-Level Event at the UN General Assembly, Sept 24 2014. Photo Credit: OGP/Evan Abramson Today, we face a fundamental question: How can we ensure that development is done as effectively and inclusively as possible?

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The man behind the eBay of Latin America | abouthub.info

The man behind the eBay of Latin America | abouthub.info | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 October 2014 | Marcos Galperin is the Argentine who set up MercadoLibre, the Latin American equivalent of ecommerce and auction website eBay....

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MTN to integrate mobile money systems in Rwanda, Uganda | humanipo.com

MTN to integrate mobile money systems in Rwanda, Uganda | humanipo.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

 16 October 2014 | MTN has announced it will be integrating its mobile money systems in Rwanda and Uganda as part of cross-border mobile money initiative. The integration will become effective from next month.

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Geek of the Week: Kentaro Toyama explores 'Geek Heresy' in the developing world | GeekWire

Geek of the Week: Kentaro Toyama explores 'Geek Heresy' in the developing world | GeekWire | Internet Development | Scoop.it

8 October 2014 | Former Microsoft researcher Kentaro Toyama co-founded the company's India research lab. Computer scientist Kentaro Toyama is a former Microsoft researcher

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Rwanda: Digital Penetration Not an End to ICT Devt - ITU Chief | allafrica.com

Rwanda: Digital Penetration Not an End to ICT Devt - ITU Chief | allafrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

7 October 2014 | African governments have been reminded that as they celebrate the gains and achievements made in information and communications technology (ICT) and Internet penetration, they should bear in mind the challenges stalking further development of the...

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Library boxes foster creativity in refugee camps | vfinstitute

Library boxes foster creativity in refugee camps | vfinstitute | Internet Development | Scoop.it
7 October 2014 | Education vital for refugee empowerment is becoming a reality thanks to innovative library and e-books projects.
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Beyond the first mile: where your Internet comes from | OECD Insight

Beyond the first mile: where your Internet comes from | OECD Insight | Internet Development | Scoop.it

6 October 2014 | Today’s post is written by Rudolf Van der Berg of the OECD’s Science, Technology and Industry Directorate In 2012 the only submarine fibre optic cable that then connected Benin with global telecomm...

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Why 4.4 Billion People Still Don't Have Internet Access | npr.org

Why 4.4 Billion People Still Don't Have Internet Access | npr.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

5 October 2014 | More than half the global population has never been online. But Silicon Valley giants are trying to change that.

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E-commerce Expert to Launch Latin America E-marketplace Iguama | Sourcing Journal Online

E-commerce Expert to Launch Latin America E-marketplace Iguama | Sourcing Journal Online | Internet Development | Scoop.it


29 September 2014 | The marketplace, which is set to launch in November, is run by an executive based in Guatemala with more than a decade of logistics and e-commerce expertise and it has attracted other veteran online retail executives.” View the full article at...

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DRC brings in ICTs to combat deforestation, timber theft | biztechafrica.com

DRC brings in ICTs to combat deforestation, timber theft | biztechafrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 September 2014 | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has one of the biggest rainforests in the world, but lack of resources and expertise and political will, and corruption are the primary obstacles to fight the illegal exploitation of these rainforests by foreign companies and unscrupulous local businessmen.

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UNICEF launches RapidPro for development | eHealth News Africa

UNICEF launches RapidPro for development | eHealth News Africa | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 September 2014 | UNICEF has launched RapidPro, an open-source platform of applications for international development.

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Dell Reinforces E-Waste Work In Africa, Asia and Latin America | Forbes

Dell Reinforces E-Waste Work In Africa, Asia and Latin America | Forbes | Internet Development | Scoop.it

26 September 2014 | Forbes Dell Reinforces E-Waste Work In Africa, Asia and Latin America Forbes Dell Dell is stepping up its stewardship of electronic-waste (e-waste) management in Africa, Asia and Latin America through an alliance with the United Nations Industrial...

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Many rivers to cross | Economist

Many rivers to cross | Economist | Internet Development | Scoop.it
FOR an hour it seemed as if Liquid Telecom’s grand scheme to bring fast internet access to Zambia and other landlocked parts of Africa might be thwarted by a swarm...
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Check out this article on the work that Liquid Telecom is doing to bring fibre connectivity to Africa...we need to urge Governments to work on x-border connectivity and remove the road-blocks.

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