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  • Mobiles boost Africa climate data
    Wide gaps in weather and climate data across Africa may be addressed by unique mobile phone tower-mounted weather stations that are being set up in partnership ...
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  • Mobile learning for students worldwide
    The Global Teenager Project's new mobile component will enable schools to participate in the world's largest online learning programme. Students from remote ...
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  • New ICT index to reduce emissions
    International Development Corporation's newly launched ICT Sustainability Index will guide nations in effectively meeting internal and international emission ...
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  • Widgets for green computing
    Google and Hewlett-Packard are providing widgets that will help to cut computing carbon footprint. By installing these new softwares, users can optimise their ...
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  • Web 2.0 aiding researchers
    The use of new software and web tools provided by Web 2.0 are helping scientists across the world to document, index and share their works. Reference managers ...
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  • The beginning of an audio revolution
    Pure Digital, a British electronics company has launched Sensia, a rugby ball-shaped touchscreen radio that harnesses the popular social networking phenomena ...
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  • Creating art with pocket tools
    An artist from the Chicago Art Department has found a unique way to promote art with new pocket tools. Using iPhones for mixing and overlapping music and ...
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  • From 'Brain Drain' to 'Brain Gain'
    UNESCO-Hewlett-Packard is planning to scale up its ‘Brain Gain’ initiative to help create a sustainable university e-infrastructure for science, linking ...
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  • Year of 'augmented reality'
    Technological breakthroughs in 2009 have led to the increasing demand of experimental services on mobiles that will blur the line between physical and the ...
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  • Next generation solar power
    A range of new solar technologies from compact chargers, roof tiles to solar farms are contributing towards efficient energy by harnessing green power on mass ...
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  • Indonesia partially gets disaster ready
    Indonesia has successfully set up an earthquake monitoring system that would help in determining earthquake parameters and providing computer predictions of ...
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  • A brainy computer
    An innovative science project in Europe is trying to utilise the properties of bio-chemistry to create computers almost as powerful and complex, and similar in ...
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  • Rescue online for Haiti victims
    New media tools and social networking sites have come to play critical role in disaster relief and information dissemination in quake-hit Haiti. With satellite ...
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  • Building multicultural society in Japan
    <i>FM YY</i> community radio station in Japan has been helping to build a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic society for the last 15 years. Established after the ...
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  • Person finder tool by Google
    Google’s Person Finder is a searchable database for those who have information about someone, as well as those trying to locate a loved one. Available in both ...
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EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
» Online climate conference
Online,  November 5, 2012.
» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
39, quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France,  September 17

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