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  • Schools Water Portal launched in India
    A new website by India Water Portal aims to teach students and educators all about water and its sustainable use. This online space will also connect them with ...
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  • Using WiFi, Nepal village goes online
    Once without a telephone line and in the grip of insurgency, a remote village in western Nepal stands transformed. A local visionary's efforts with a home-WiFi ...
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  • Web tool 'as important as Google'
    A web tool that "could be as important as Google", according to some experts, has been shown off to the public. Wolfram Alpha, a free program will answer ...
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  • Delivering an extra message
    Specially developed open source software enables a South African project to send millions of targeted health messages to mobile phones users across the country.
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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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  • Preserving our digitised heritage
    A Japanese research team has proposed storing data on semiconductor memory-chips made of silicon that will make information as resilient as if it were set in ...
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  • India's new satellite to monitor oceans
    Oceansat-2, the country's second ocean studies satellite was launched this week to keep watch over the seas and study changes in the earth's atmosphere. With ...
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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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  • Small nation, big effort
    Small is no obstacle to do big things. Cook Islands is the first small developing country to create a comprehensive multimedia biodiversity database that helps ...
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  • Technology develops a musical ear
    L J Rich finds out how technology is becoming more sophisticated in being able to distinguish songs from one another and analysing their relationships.
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  • Humanitarian crises: Radio saves lives
    Radio can save lives at these times by providing critical information to affected communities, as well as offering a forum for discussion and dialogue, says a ...
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» 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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