Thursday | 27 Jul 2017
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  • 'Boom year' for hi-tech criminals
    Statistics gathered by firms combating computer crime reveal 2008 has been a fairly busy year for professional cyber thieves, who have not only grown more ...
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  • ICTs helping to bridge gender divide
    New technologies are empowering women by giving them greater connectivity, access to social services and reducing the gender gap, writes <b>Aparna Ray</b>. ...
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  • Tracking cyber criminals
    A new software that aids cyber café owners to maintain a digital record of customers has been introduced in India. The click-cyber cafe manager application ...
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  • Ethics code for mobile users
    Egypt has launched a 16-point codebook to regulate the behaviour of cell-phone users. It advices users to refrain from using inappropriate words or photos in ...
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  • India to get e-passports next year
    Biometric passports that have already been implemented in over 70 countries will be made available to Indian citizens next year. The security microcontroller ...
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  • Mobile chemical detector from NASA
    A NASA scientist has developed a miniature device that allows iPhones to sniff out low airborne concentrations of chemicals like ammonia, chlorine gas, and ...
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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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  • Computer that cracked Nazi code
    <i>Colossus</i> - the world's first large-scale, electronic programmable computer - was created to do one job: crack the codes used to conceal the messages by ...
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  • Making Money Mobile in Haiti
    An initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID to support mobile-based financial services in Haiti highlights the potential of low-cost ...
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  • UIDAI to issue first ID set next February
    The Unique Identification Authority of India is set to issue the first set of identity numbers in February 2011. The pilot project to begin by August this year ...
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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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