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De TIC para el desarrollo a la gobernanza de internet: ¿en qué estamos en la región? | Info25

De TIC para el desarrollo a la gobernanza de internet: ¿en qué estamos en la región? | Info25 | Internet Development | Scoop.it
No es aventurado señalar que la regionalización de la discusión y la agenda sobre la gobernanza de internet empieza a tomar fuerza en el 2008 a partir de la iniciativa del Registro de Direcciones de Internet para América Latina y el Caribe (LACNIC), el Instituto NUPEF y la Asociación para el Progreso de las Comunicaciones (APC) de congregar a los diversos actores América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) para construir un diálogo político multisectorial sobre la temática. Desde ese entonces, el encuentro regional anual, en preparación para el Foro de Gobernanza de Internet (FGI), se ha constituido en una de las plataformas más importantes para la identificación de las prioridades, la discusión sustantiva de los temas de relevancia para la región y la colaboración entre los distintos actores.
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Middle East youths tackle social problems by starting businesses | csmonitor.com

Middle East youths tackle social problems by starting businesses | csmonitor.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

14 April 2014 | Youths in the Middle East confront the world’s highest youth unemployment rates. Some are creating new businesses with a social purpose, such as battling illiteracy or environmental degradation, while also generating new jobs.

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Cashing in: why mobile banking is good for people and profit | Theguardian.com

Cashing in: why mobile banking is good for people and profit | Theguardian.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

13 April 2014 | Using digital finance to tackle development problems can improves lives, and offer innovative companies handsome rewards. Erin Scronce explains (#mobile banking is good for people and profit.

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What's needed to improve business's role in development? | Oxfam GB - Policy & Practice

What's needed to improve business's role in development? | Oxfam GB - Policy & Practice | Internet Development | Scoop.it

14 April 2014 | The First High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation begins in Mexico City tomorrow.

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While Oxfam focuses on food aid, this article may be of interest in general...

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International Development News - Innovations in global development: 6 major game changers | Devex

International Development News  - Innovations in global development: 6 major game changers | Devex | Internet Development | Scoop.it
RT @telecentreorg: Mobile technology seen as today's biggest game changer in international development http://t.co/NogA6Vtecw #mobile #ICT…
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Rethinking scale in international development: the Ubuntu model | The Guardian

Rethinking scale in international development: the Ubuntu model | The Guardian | Internet Development | Scoop.it

4 April 2014 | Rethinking scale in international development: the Ubuntu model. Could an NGO working in only one community redefine notions of scale?

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Partnerships Develop the Internet | Internet Society

Partnerships Develop the Internet | Internet Society | Internet Development | Scoop.it

2 April 2014 | Partnering with organisations like the Internet Society helps connect the Internet

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See our blog about the importance of partnerships that drive Internet development. 

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Iran invites advanced countries to invest in telecom field | islamicinvitationturkey

Iran invites advanced countries to invest in telecom field | islamicinvitationturkey | Internet Development | Scoop.it

1 April 2014 | This conference must pay special attention to the developing countries, since today the ICT is considered as an infrastructure for comprehensive development,ˈ he said. He said that at the end of the conference a statement ...

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The Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Africa | Fastcompany.com

The Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Africa | Fastcompany.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

2 April 2014 | African startups, nonprofits, and big businesses are tackling a range of challenges, from shopping to social good.

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Turkish Internet Censorship Takes a New Turn | Renesys

Turkish Internet Censorship Takes a New Turn | Renesys | Internet Development | Scoop.it

30 March 2014 | Internet censorship in Turkey took a new and ominous turn yesterday. In order to better seal off access to social media sites like YouTube and Twitter, the incumbent TurkTelecom began hijacking the IP address space of public DNS resolvers like those of Google. This allows TurkTelecom servers to masquerade as Google DNS servers, returning whatever […]

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$3.8m grant to help Ghana accelerate ICT job growth | BixTechAfrica

$3.8m grant to help Ghana accelerate ICT job growth | BixTechAfrica | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 March 2014 | The Rockefeller Foundation and the World Bank are collaborating to empower Ghana’s IT sector to hire more Ghanaian youth.

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6 Ways Mobile Technology Has Transformed the World's Poor | Huffington Post

6 Ways Mobile Technology Has Transformed the World's Poor | Huffington Post | Internet Development | Scoop.it

18 March 2014 | In recent years, the growth of mobile health technologies, including health text messaging projects, remote monitoring, portable sensors, and mobile phone apps, have changed the way healthcare is delivered globally.

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Buffalo Grid provides solar-powered phone charging for developing countries | gizmag.com

Buffalo Grid provides solar-powered phone charging for developing countries | gizmag.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

20 March 2014 | Mobile phones have proven invaluable for connecting off-grid communities in developing countries. Often, however, there is no electricity infrastructure, ma...

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CeBIT: UK Prime Minister backs development of insane-speed 5G... | Betanews.com

CeBIT: UK Prime Minister backs development of insane-speed 5G... | Betanews.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

10 March 2014 | The PM announced a deal with Germany which will help to push forward with the development of a mobile broadband network that will offer download speeds up to 1000 times those currently available on 4G.

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Economic growth: IMF marks watershed moment for developing countries | thelowlyinterpreter

14 April 2014 | Emerging and developing economies are now clearly larger than the advanced economies. This and much more analysis of Asian politics, economics and diplomacy on The Interpreter.

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15 Possible Asia Tech IPOs in 2014 | The Next Web

15 Possible Asia Tech IPOs in 2014 | The Next Web | Internet Development | Scoop.it

7 April 2014 | We've sifted through the field to look at confirmed, probable, and possible Asia tech IPOs.

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Global mobile subscriptions estimated to exceed world population in 2014 | Techchange

Global mobile subscriptions estimated to exceed world population in 2014 | Techchange | Internet Development | Scoop.it

6 April 2014 | Estimates from the mHealth Alliance, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and Jana Mobile Inc. show that by 2014, the number of mobile subscriptions worldwide will exceed the global population.

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Infographic: How mobile money is faring in Africa | Humanosphere

Infographic: How mobile money is faring in Africa | Humanosphere | Internet Development | Scoop.it

7 April 2014 | The story of mobile money in Africa is as much a one of success as it is one of failure.

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Latin America Tech Update: News from March | thenextweb.com

Latin America Tech Update: News from March | thenextweb.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

4 April 2014 | With Carnival now behind us, March was an eventful month for Latin America's tech scene, which saw some long-expected deals fall into place.

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Government underscores the role of ICT in spearheading economic change | information.go.ke

27 March 2014 | The conference is aimed at showcasing the use of ICT in relief and development effort, focusing on the ways in which technology enables resilience by supporting developing communities in reducing vulnerabilities and mitigating, adapting to, and...

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Masiyiwa, Rotich in Fortune’s 50 greatest leaders | Humanipo.com

Masiyiwa, Rotich in Fortune’s 50 greatest leaders | Humanipo.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

2 April 2014 | Strive Masiyiwa, founder and chairman of Zimbabwe’s first mobile operator Econet Wireless, and Juliana Rotich, co-founder and executive director of Kenyan crowdsourced mapping platform Ushahidi, have been listed on Fortune Magazine’s annual list of...

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UN telecoms head calls for concerted effort on development goals | The National

UN telecoms head calls for concerted effort on development goals | The National | Internet Development | Scoop.it
Information Communications Technology can be a solution for the UN’s Millennium and Sustainable Development Goals rather than a problem said Hamadoun Touré, the head of the International Telecommunications Union at a conference in Dubai.
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Technology changing lives for visually impaired people in developing countries | HealthCanal.com

Technology changing lives for visually impaired people in developing countries | HealthCanal.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

27 March 2014 | Technology changing lives for visually impaired people in developing countries. 

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How the internet works, and why it’s impossible to know what makes your Netflix slow | Quartz

How the internet works, and why it’s impossible to know what makes your Netflix slow | Quartz | Internet Development | Scoop.it

21 March 2014 | The internet is a confusing place, and not just because of all the memes. Right now, many of the people who make the internet run for you are arguing about how it should work. The deals they are working out and their attempts to influence government regulators will affect how fast your internet access is...

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How mobile revolution in emerging economies is creating opportunities for digital entrepreneurship | yourstory.com

How mobile revolution in emerging economies is creating opportunities for digital entrepreneurship | yourstory.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 March 2014 | The mobile revolution occurring in emerging economies such as Kenya is creating unparalleled opportunities for digital entrepreneurship, according to GSMA.

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Latin America Howls for Internet Freedom, Pew Research Shows | Latin Post

Latin America Howls for Internet Freedom, Pew Research Shows | Latin Post | Internet Development | Scoop.it

19 March 2014 | Latin America Howls for Internet Freedom, Pew Research Shows Latin Post A new Pew Research Center survey reveals that six of the ten countries that feel the strongest about people having access to the Internet without government censorship hail...

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