International Telecommunication Union

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Name: International Telecommunication Union
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World: Reading in the Mobile Era

Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationCountry: Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Uganda, World, Zimbabwe UNESCO study shows effectiveness of mobile phones in promoting reading and literacy in developing countries UNESCO ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

UN study shows cellphones improving literacy in developing world including Pakistan, India

A research report by U.N. education agency says cell phones are getting more and more people to read in developing countries, including Pakistan, where books are rare and illiteracy is high.The report was published today, 23 April, on the occasion of ... [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Kazakhstan leads CIS in Networked Readiness Index

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - According to a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Networked Readiness Index (NRI), Kazakhstan ranks 38th among 148 countries in the world, according to the Agency for Communications and Information.Thus, Kazakhstan took ... [Published Kazinform - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Can Big Data measure progress...

While Big Data are here to stay, they do not mean the end of official statistics. The challenge is to explore how to make use of nontraditional data sources, such as Big Data, to complement traditional data sourcesBig Data – what is it all about?In 2008, ... [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Russia Calls on UN to Establish Committee on Internet Control

MOSCOW, April 23 (RIA Novosti) – The UN should create a special entity for international cooperation on the legal issues of Internet control, Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media Nikolai Nikiforov said on Twitter Wednesday.“The current model ... [Published Russia Profile - 22 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

International Girls’ In ICT Day

St. Vincent and the Grenadines joins the global community in observing International Girls’ in ICT Day.The Girls in ICT initiative is a global effort to raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls and young women to consider studies and careers ... [Published NBC Radio - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Algerie Telecom celebrates International Girls in ICT Day

ALGIERS – National Company Algeria Telecom celebrated Wednesday in Algiers the International Girls in ICT Day.This day is an international initiative supported by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member countries in accordance with the ... [Published Algérie Presse Service - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Finland leads WEF's Networked Readiness Index again

For the second year running, Finland has topped the World Economic Forum’s Networked Readiness Index (NRI), which measures the capacity of countries to leverage ICT for growth and well-being.The NRI is published in the WEF’s Global Information Technology ... [Published Good News From Finland - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Cyber world for united strategy

Muscat: A renewed call was made for a common strategy to combat cyber crimes, as the third Regional Cybersecurity Summit wrapped up in Muscat on Tuesday.The summit, organised by Information Technology Authority (ITA) represented by Oman National CERT ... [Published Times of Oman - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

NBTC finalises 1800MHz minimum bids at USD359m

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has confirmed that its telecom committee has accepted the recommendations of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and finalised the minimum bids for 1800MHz mobile frequency ... [Published TeleGeography - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Korean firm says its technology can help police fight cybercrime training on in Oman

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) A Korean firm participating in the third annual Regional Cybersecurity Summit has showcased  how its technology, Digital Forensic Evidence, can help police tackle ... [Published MENAFN - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

World Summit on the Information Society Statements

loading...Published February 28, 2013 UN General Assembly Resolution 56/183 in December 2001 endorsed the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), which encourages global discussions on how to benefit from the digital revolution while addressing ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Apr 22 2014]

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"[Big Data] is sometimes seen as a cure-all, … Chris Anderson… wrote in 2008 that … sheer volume … would obviate … need for theory, and even the scientific method…. [T]hese views are badly mistaken. … If the quantity of information is increasing by 2.5 quintillion bytes per day, the amount of useful information almost certainly isn't. Most of it is just noise, and the noise is increasing faster than the signal.”"
...supported by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member countries in accordance with the resolution of Guadalajara in 2010 and "gives girls the opportunity to become familiar with the technology."
But he pointed out that there are still questions surrounding the development and potential roll out of HDR-supported TVs "and whether the public will like them. However, the trend in screen brightness is ‘upward."
...the course of the two-day summit, Aziza Sultan Al Rashdi, Acting Director of the Directorate of Cybersecurity Professional Services, OCERT, said: "Our chief objective for this summit was to facilitate knowledge sharing of key issues of interest to specialists in the field of cybersecurity, as well as stakeholders in the field of providing information security in countries across the region. With more than 20 countries represented at the summit, we are happy to report that the underlying theme strongly present among the conference speakers and attendees focused on building strategies and enhancing regional cooperation."

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World: Reading in the Mobile Era [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Kazakhstan leads CIS in Networked Readiness Index [Published Kazinform - 3 hours ago]
Can Big Data measure progress... [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
Mobile technology facilitates literacy in devel... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 17 hours ago]
International Girls’ In ICT Day [Published NBC Radio - 18 hours ago]
Algerie Telecom celebrates International Girls ... [Published Algérie Presse Service - 20 hours ago]
Russia Calls on UN to Establish Committee on In... [Published Russia Profile - 22 hours ago]
UN study shows cellphones improving literacy in... [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 23 2014]
Finland leads WEF's Networked Readiness Index a... [Published Good News From Finland - Apr 23 2014]
High Dynamic Range Might Be Added to Ultra HD B... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Apr 23 2014]
Mobile Health Projects in Africa: What Works? [Published Diabetes Care - Apr 23 2014]
Cyber world for united strategy [Published Times of Oman - Apr 22 2014]
St Kitts and Nevis Represented At CUT's Executi... [Published Winn FM - Apr 22 2014]
New Personal Connected Health Alliance Launched [Published PCB 007 - Apr 22 2014]
NBTC finalises 1800MHz minimum bids at USD359m [Published TeleGeography - Apr 22 2014]
The Personal Connected Health Alliance Launches... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
AXIS : Three new series and 17 new network came... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
Reality Check: ‘5G’ – moving beyond the hype [Published RCR Wireless News - Apr 22 2014]
Korean firm says its technology can help police... [Published MENAFN - Apr 22 2014]
World Summit on the Information Society Statements [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Apr 22 2014]
Dyman Associates Management, Focus on global ef... [Published Good Magazine - Apr 21 2014]
Summit calls for cooperation to tackle cyber se... [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 21 2014]
Third annual regional cybersecurity summit orga... [Published MENAFN - Apr 21 2014]
Empowering women through technology [Published Himalayan Times - Apr 21 2014]
Focus on global effort to ensure cybersecurity [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 20 2014]
With the participation of 28 international spea... [Published SmartOman.com - Apr 20 2014]
Dubai Action Plan Is Adopted As World Telecommu... [Published UAE Today - Apr 20 2014]
Yemen to partake in Regional Cyber Security Sum... [Published Yemen News Agency - Apr 19 2014]
'Girls in ICT Day' celebration slated for April 29 [Published Joy FM - Apr 19 2014]
Cisco Offices Around the World Host Students fo... [Published Cisco - Apr 19 2014]
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World: Reading in the Mobile Era [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationCountry: Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Uganda, World, Zimbabwe UNESCO study shows effectiveness of mobile phones in promoting reading and literacy in developing countries UNESCO ...
Exploring Trinidad & Tobago's Digital Divide (P... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 15 2014]
Global Voices talks with Kenfield Griffith , co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of mSurvey , which recently completed a nationwide mobile survey for the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT), which assessed the scope of ...
Sophia Tesfaye: Fox Falsely Claims Obama Wants ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 10 2014]
Fox News baselessly claimed that the Obama administration plans to give up control of a key Internet administrator to the United Nations,ignoring Obama administration officials' repeated insistence that it will not let a governmental organization run ...
Israeli restrictions over Palestinian movement ... [Published Mondoweiss - Apr 07 2014]
Video of Israeli police attacking worshippers during Easter last year. For more see here . Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Judaization / Restriction of movement Christians: Israel violates Palestinian religious freedoms each ...
More Democrats Coming Out Against Admin's Web Plan [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 03 2014]
Two more key Democrats are questioning the Obama administration's decision to cede some of America's control over the Internet. Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) told Breitbart News there should be a “high burden” for making such a change and that he's ...
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