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Business Wire
London and Bristol are the United Kingdom’s Leading Smart Cities, According to Navigant Researchimprove efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible co
London and Bristol are the United Kingdom’s Leading Smart Cities, According to Navigant Research
Business Wire / Posted 21 hours ago
improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Use ICT to Boost Competitiveness of SMEs - Says Dr. Omane-BoamahDr. Edward Omane-Boamah, Minister for Communications, disclosed at a forum to m
Govt to Use ICT to Boost Competitiveness of SMEs - Says Dr. Omane-Boamah
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dr. Edward Omane-Boamah, Minister for Communications, disclosed at a forum to mark this year's World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) in Accra on Tuesday. The programme was held under the theme; "Addressing Challenges of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mobile Computer Lab for Pretoria Schoolparticipants in the economy," Minister Cwele said. He said the mobile ICT lab
Mobile Computer Lab for Pretoria School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
participants in the economy," Minister Cwele said. He said the mobile ICT lab will contribute directly to the vision of a connected South Africa where all citizens participate in the vibrant knowledge economy and an inclusive information s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S, EU Selfish Says UCC Bossfor the government," Mr Mutabazi said. He was speaking at a workshop to commem
U.S, EU Selfish Says UCC Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
for the government," Mr Mutabazi said. He was speaking at a workshop to commemorate the 2016 World Telecommunication and Information Society day in Mbarara on Tuesday. The US and the European Union delegation in Uganda have been strong critics... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Information Society Day Moves to June 17Thamaga — Commemoration of the World Communications and Information Society Day
Information Society Day Moves to June 17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Thamaga — Commemoration of the World Communications and Information Society Day initially slated for May 24 at Thamaga has been postponed to June 17, says Minister of Transport of Communications Mr Tshenolo Mabeo. Speaking to a fully packed kgotla... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghana Marks World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016and Development--Focus on Domestic Roaming and OTT Services', formed part of ac
Ghana Marks World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
and Development--Focus on Domestic Roaming and OTT Services', formed part of activities marking World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). The Day also marked the establishment of International Telecommunications Union on May 17,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Asks World Leaders to Invest in Young Innovators to Pioneer Transformative Technologyto inclusive growth. In his message issued at the UN headquarters in New York
UN Asks World Leaders to Invest in Young Innovators to Pioneer Transformative Technology
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
to inclusive growth. In his message issued at the UN headquarters in New York to mark World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, the UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, noted that young people, who are especially fluent in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Open More Communication Centresrural communities to access e-government services and information. Addressing
Govt to Open More Communication Centres
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
rural communities to access e-government services and information. Addressing delegates at the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day celebrations in Muzarabani on Wednesday, Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and... Read more
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Business Wire
Pendrell Subsidiary Licenses Memory Inventions to Toshiba Corporationlife, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life;
Pendrell Subsidiary Licenses Memory Inventions to Toshiba Corporation
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed... Read more
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Business Wire
Toshiba to Showcase Industry-Leading Technologies and Solutions at Post Expo 2016 HONG KONG + THE PARCEL SHOWlife, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life;
Toshiba to Showcase Industry-Leading Technologies and Solutions at Post Expo 2016 HONG KONG + THE PARCEL SHOW
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Encourages ICT EntrepreneurshipShittu, who disclosed this in Abuja Tuedsay at a press briefing to commemorate
FG Encourages ICT Entrepreneurship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Shittu, who disclosed this in Abuja Tuedsay at a press briefing to commemorate this year's World Telecomunication and Information Society Day, also said FG would ginger up the economy through the provision of ICT based services, and would make... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Using ICT to Curb Attacks Against People With Albinismaction public-private sector action in strengthening Tanzania Commission for Sc
Using ICT to Curb Attacks Against People With Albinism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
action public-private sector action in strengthening Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH), The Information Society and ICT Sector Development Project in Tanzania (TANZICT) and Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi). Dr... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
President Hamid calls for concerted effort to tackle cyber crimesIT could be the biggest weapon and the worst threat yet, if used inappropriatel
President Hamid calls for concerted effort to tackle cyber crimes
Bdnews24.com / Posted 8 days ago
IT could be the biggest weapon and the worst threat yet, if used inappropriately. “So on the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day let us pledge to build up a deterrent against IT misuse”, he urged. On the occasion, he also laid... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Defends Investments in Telecommunications Sectorand diversification of the economy. The official said so to the press during t
Minister Defends Investments in Telecommunications Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and diversification of the economy. The official said so to the press during the workshop on World Telecommunications and Information Society Day, marked on Tuesday. He stated that the sector is growing and indicators are the number of users in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On World Telecommunication Day, UN Hails Role of It in Sustainable Developmentdivide and advance knowledge, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said
On World Telecommunication Day, UN Hails Role of It in Sustainable Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
divide and advance knowledge, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, marking World Telecommunication and Information Society Day with a call for Governments, businesses and civil society leaders to develop new technologies that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Marks Telecommunication and Information Society DayPlenipotentiary Conference in Antalya, Turkey, decided to celebrate both events
World Marks Telecommunication and Information Society Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Plenipotentiary Conference in Antalya, Turkey, decided to celebrate both events on 17 May as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. The updated Resolution 68 invites Member States and Sector Members to celebrate the day annually by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CA Alarmed At Intellectual Property Theft Against Young Innovatorsthey will later work or not. He was speaking in Nairobi on Tuesday on the side
CA Alarmed At Intellectual Property Theft Against Young Innovators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
they will later work or not. He was speaking in Nairobi on Tuesday on the sidelines of the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) 2016. WTISD is celebrated annually on May 17, to mark the founding of ITU in 1969 and the... Read more
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New Kerala
On World Telecommunication Day, UN hails role of IT in sustainable development - newkerala.com #65034and advance knowledge, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tue
On World Telecommunication Day, UN hails role of IT in sustainable development - newkerala.com #65034
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
and advance knowledge, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday, marking World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. Urging governments, businesses and civil society leaders to develop new technologies that have a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016 - Workshop Focuses On Internet of Thingswith the Mauritius Research Council and National Computer Board in the context
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016 - Workshop Focuses On Internet of Things
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
with the Mauritius Research Council and National Computer Board in the context of the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016, kicked off this morning at the Paul Octave Wiehe Auditorium in Réduit on the theme Internet of... Read more
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Slate
Drone Privacy Is About Much More Than Protecting Sunbathing Teenagersfrom Futurography in your inbox, sign up for the weekly Future Tense newsletter
Drone Privacy Is About Much More Than Protecting Sunbathing Teenagers
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
from Futurography in your inbox, sign up for the weekly Future Tense newsletter. Margot E. Kaminski is an assistant professor of law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and an affiliated fellow of the Yale Information Society Proj... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Marks WTSID Day 2016, Opens the ICT Week to Engage With the Sector StakeholdersThe ICT Industry globally is today marking the World Telecommunication and Info
Kenya Marks WTSID Day 2016, Opens the ICT Week to Engage With the Sector Stakeholders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The ICT Industry globally is today marking the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016, a day that marks the establishment of ITU on 17 May 1865. In taking part of this year's WTSID, Communication Authority of Kenya has launched the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Promotes Forum On TelecommunicationsLuanda — A forum allusive to the World Telecommunications and Information Socie
Ministry Promotes Forum On Telecommunications
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Luanda — A forum allusive to the World Telecommunications and Information Society Day is taking place on 17 May in Luanda, in a promotion of the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies. During a day, the event is debating themes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICT Industry Globally Marks World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016The ICT Industry globally is set to mark the World Telecommunication and Inform
ICT Industry Globally Marks World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The ICT Industry globally is set to mark the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2016, a day that marks the establishment of ITU on 17 May 1865. The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WTISD 2016 - IOT and ICT Entrepreneurship the Focus of a WorkshopImpact, will be held on 17 and 18 May 2016 at the Paul Octave Wiéhé Auditorium,
WTISD 2016 - IOT and ICT Entrepreneurship the Focus of a Workshop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Impact, will be held on 17 and 18 May 2016 at the Paul Octave Wiéhé Auditorium, Réduit, to mark World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) 2016. Organised by the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in collaboration... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A Hologram for the Kinghe understands he only got the gig because of an obscure connection to one of t
A Hologram for the King
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
he understands he only got the gig because of an obscure connection to one of the king's relatives. A know-nothing in the information society, he's in far over his head. What's worse is that he has the grace to know it. The film unspools in... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is May 17of its founding on May 17. The ITU was established on that day in 1865. The th
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is May 17
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 14 days ago
of its founding on May 17. The ITU was established on that day in 1865. The theme of the 2016 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day will be “Information and Communication Technology (ICT) entrepreneurship for social impact.” The ITU... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vodafone, TM Forum and Huawei Join Efforts to Publish Open API MapOur aim is to build a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate
Vodafone, TM Forum and Huawei Join Efforts to Publish Open API Map
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Our aim is to build a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speech By CS Mr Joe Mucheru MBS, On the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Newly Appointed Communications Authority Board Membersthis is the motivation behind the ongoing ICT policy review. It is my desire to
Speech By CS Mr Joe Mucheru MBS, On the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Newly Appointed Communications Authority Board Members
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
this is the motivation behind the ongoing ICT policy review. It is my desire to build a truly interconnected and inclusive information society in Kenya. An enabling environment both from a policy, legislative and regulatory point of view is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thamaga to Host World Telecommunications, Information Society DayGaborone — World Telecommunications and Information Society Day (WTISD) is bill
Thamaga to Host World Telecommunications, Information Society Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Gaborone — World Telecommunications and Information Society Day (WTISD) is billed for Thamaga on May 24. Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo said at a press briefing in Gaborone on May 9 that Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize - Telecommunications and Postal Services Dept Budget Vote 2016fertilisers, the e-environment, how to access finances and markets. South Afri
Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize - Telecommunications and Postal Services Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
fertilisers, the e-environment, how to access finances and markets. South African Youth Participation in the Global Information Society Our first democratic President, uTata Nelson Mandela gave a promise to this generation that they will be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Siyabonga Cwele - Telecommunications and Postal Services Dept Budget Vote 2016of the our National Radio Frequency Band Plan as required by our legislation.
Minister Siyabonga Cwele - Telecommunications and Postal Services Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
of the our National Radio Frequency Band Plan as required by our legislation. We led discussions at the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) UN High Level Meeting, on behalf of G77 and China, to advanced equitable safe use, governance and... Read more
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CircleID
Reflections on the G7 ICT Ministers Meeting in Japanthe United Nations General Assembly on the overall review of the implementation
Reflections on the G7 ICT Ministers Meeting in Japan
CircleID / Posted 21 days ago
the United Nations General Assembly on the overall review of the implementation of the outcome of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) as well as the Internet Governance Principles of the NETmundial Multistakeholder Statement. Both... Read more
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CircleID
Next Round of New TLDs May Not Happen Until 2020, Says ICANNSpeaking at this week's World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), taking
Next Round of New TLDs May Not Happen Until 2020, Says ICANN
CircleID / Posted 21 days ago
Speaking at this week's World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), taking place in Geneva, head of ICANN's global domains division, Akram Atallah, has pointed to 2020 as the earliest realistic timeframe for the next round of new gTLD... Read more
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Radio Angulo
ITU Awards Cuban Firm Softel in Switzerlandproject of informatization of the country's health system. The award was given
ITU Awards Cuban Firm Softel in Switzerland
Radio Angulo / Posted 22 days ago
project of informatization of the country's health system. The award was given in the context of the World Forum on the Information Society (WFIS), running in this Swiss city through May 6, according to a communique ossued by Cuba's Permanent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
At High-Level Forum, UN Spotlights Power of Information Technology in Advancing Developmentinteract socially and do business," Mr. Ban stressed in a video message to the
At High-Level Forum, UN Spotlights Power of Information Technology in Advancing Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
interact socially and do business," Mr. Ban stressed in a video message to the opening of the annual UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum in Geneva, which is hosted by the UN International Telecommunications Union (ITU). "ICTs... Read more
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New Kerala
Andhra Pradesh agriculture project wins international information prize - newkerala.com #58573very specific climate data from farms and give farmers personalised information
Andhra Pradesh agriculture project wins international information prize - newkerala.com #58573
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
very specific climate data from farms and give farmers personalised information through SMS has won the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2016 prize in the e-Agriculture category. International Telecommunications Union (ITU)... Read more
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New Kerala
At high-level forum, UN spotlights power of information technology in advancing development - newkerala.com #58555interact socially and do business, Ban stressed in a video message to the openi
At high-level forum, UN spotlights power of information technology in advancing development - newkerala.com #58555
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
interact socially and do business, Ban stressed in a video message to the opening of the annual UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum in Geneva, which is hosted by the UN International Telecommunications Union (ITU). ICTs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Committed to Women, Girls Empowermentothers," he said. Furthermore, he said it was their ambition to get Botswana t
Government Committed to Women, Girls Empowerment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
others," he said. Furthermore, he said it was their ambition to get Botswana to be a globally competitive, knowledge and information society where lasting improvements in social, economic and cultural development was achieved through effective... Read more
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Daily Maverick
WorldInvestigatory Powers Bill: A gift to securocrats everywhere Professor Jane Dun
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 24 days ago
Investigatory Powers Bill: A gift to securocrats everywhere Professor Jane Duncan is Highway Africa Chair of Media and the Information Society, School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University. Before joining Rhodes, she worked at the... Read more
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CircleID
WSIS, Development, and Internet Governance: A Plea for 'Star Trek' over 'Mad Max'"Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth" for IGF 11 and the overwhelming con
WSIS, Development, and Internet Governance: A Plea for 'Star Trek' over 'Mad Max'
CircleID / Posted 27 days ago
"Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth" for IGF 11 and the overwhelming consensus to support the World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS) process. And as access becomes more ubiquitous, the internet and ICTs can provide a key tool for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Highlights Information Technologies Benefits in Social Inclusionminister said that the TIC are crucial to the competitiveness of organisations
Minister Highlights Information Technologies Benefits in Social Inclusion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
minister said that the TIC are crucial to the competitiveness of organisations in a globalised world and creation of the information society. The official stressed that these principles are in accordance with the Angolan government commitment to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Failure of Companies Blamed On Weak Corporate Governanceand video on smartphones, tablet computers and the internet and other informati
Failure of Companies Blamed On Weak Corporate Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
and video on smartphones, tablet computers and the internet and other information services which has led to the era of the Information Society", he said. Adebayo equally said: "Report shows that the ICT sector accounted for about 10 percent of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Call for Ms Geek and More Women in TechnologyMs Geek is meant to inspire girls to consider studies and careers in ICT fields
A Call for Ms Geek and More Women in Technology
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Ms Geek is meant to inspire girls to consider studies and careers in ICT fields and see their role in building Rwanda's information society. Eventually the narrative shall shift to one where women are active technologists and inventors and not... Read more
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Business Wire
Toshiba Launches Current-Feedback 4ch Power Amplifier IC for Car Audio with Built-In Full-Time Offset Detectionlife, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life;
Toshiba Launches Current-Feedback 4ch Power Amplifier IC for Car Audio with Built-In Full-Time Offset Detection
Business Wire / Posted 29 days ago
life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Velvet Sessions: Information Society set for ThursdayInformation Society will be the guest musical act this week at Velvet Sessions,
Velvet Sessions: Information Society set for Thursday
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
Information Society will be the guest musical act this week at Velvet Sessions, the monthly cocktail party/lobby concert at Universal Orlando's Hard Rock Hotel. The group, set to perform Thursday evening, is best known for its 1988 hit "What's on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Address By Ps Mr. Joseph Tiampati During the Official Opening of the Aricea 10th Annual General Meeting Held At Laico Regency Hotelthe activities of ARICEA over the years, the association's vision for a people-
Address By Ps Mr. Joseph Tiampati During the Official Opening of the Aricea 10th Annual General Meeting Held At Laico Regency Hotel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
the activities of ARICEA over the years, the association's vision for a people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented information society is still valid. I have no doubt that many of us here recognize the role of ICTs as important tools and... Read more
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Anime News Network
Anonymous;Code Visual Novel Adds 3 Characterstheir own existence. The game's protagonist is a hacker named Poron Takaoka, a
Anonymous;Code Visual Novel Adds 3 Characters
Anime News Network / Posted 1 months ago
their own existence. The game's protagonist is a hacker named Poron Takaoka, and the game takes place in the advanced information society that has sprung up in Tokyo's Nakano district in the year 2037. According to Shikura, the player can... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Digital Libraries Should Ensure Research Filesthe production of academies, particularly the thesis and other research works,
Digital Libraries Should Ensure Research Files
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
the production of academies, particularly the thesis and other research works, said State Secretary for Technologies of Information and Communication. Pedro Sebastião Teta said so Friday at a Scientific Conference on "Strategic Aspects for the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
India says 'no' to Facebook's 'free' Internet for the pooroverboard with its propaganda [and] convinced 'the powers that be' that it cann
India says 'no' to Facebook's 'free' Internet for the poor
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
overboard with its propaganda [and] convinced 'the powers that be' that it cannot be trusted with mature stewardship of our information society," said Sunil Abraham, of the Center for Internet and Society in Bangalore. Yet David Kirkpatrick, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Navio Now MTN Uganda's 'Smart Series' Brand Ambassadoras a youth influencer represents the portfolio of the subscribers that MTN is t
Navio Now MTN Uganda's 'Smart Series' Brand Ambassador
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
as a youth influencer represents the portfolio of the subscribers that MTN is targeting by ensuring that they join the Information Society through affordable and reliable Internet access. "The 'Smart Series' smartphones' campaign offers... Read more
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