21 October 2014 | Former President Bill Clinton will host the “Future of the Americas” conference in Miami in December. The event will bring in regional leaders in business, philanthropy and non-profits.
23 October 2014 | By Anna Heim When Latin America’s e-commerce heavyweights make the headlines, reports often focus on the multi-million funding rounds they keep raising again and again from high-profile global funds.
21 October 2014 | Cindy Brewer has devoted much of her career to helping other people make better maps. By bringing research on visual perception to bear on design, Brewer says, cartographers can make maps that are more effective and more intuitive to understand.
19 October 2014 } On eve of #Plenipot14 international ICT Ministerial gathering issues declaration for #broadand for all + #ICT4D http://t.co/gLiZHDTwwE
Jane Coffin's insight:
Let us use the ITU Plenipotentiary to focus on the positive aspects of what partners can do to promote Broadband and Internet infrastructure development. Our team will be in Busan, South Korea to help try and do that!
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.
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...
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...
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.