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GETHealth Summit

Event Date: 
November 2014

November 13–14, 2014GETHealth SummitDublin, Ireland

APC at IGF 2014: A roundup of coverage, member reflections, launches and resources

MONTREAL
21 October 2014
(ET for APCNews)

The ninth Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul proved to be a space for activists

"Big Data - Impact on Society" Mini-Symposium

(Stockholm, Sweden) The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences is hosting a mini-symposium on Big Data.

APC at IGF 2014: Güneş Tavmen on communications regulation in Turkey

MONTREAL
20 October 2014
(ET for APCNews)

Güneş Tavmen is the author of the Global Information Society Watch Special Report on Turkey, launched at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey in September 2014.

3 M4D Case Studies from GSMA Mobile for Development Impact

We so often hear that people want more case studies of M4D services that, have scaled to reach wider audiences, or are showcasing new innovative approaches.

APC at IGF 2014: Bishakha Datta on the Feminist Principles of the Internet

MONTREAL
20 October 2014
(ET for APCNews)

Feminist activist and filmmaker Bishakha Datta of Point of View (India) helped dra

Undergraduates from Kosovo Apply Now to Study in US

IREX is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Kosovo Undergraduate Exchange Program (Kosovo UGRAD). Application materials and complete eligibility requirements are available

Family Planning Has Yet to Take Hold in West Africa—But Change Is Coming

West African countries have the highest fertility rates in the world, with an average of 5.5 births per woman; they also have the lowest levels of contraceptive use.As a longtime physician and family planning/reproductive health trainer at <

Wait for it….Ushahidi Platform v3.0.0-beta.9 Releases Next Week

Beta 9 Release Postponed To Next Week
Ushahidi Platform v3.0.0-beta.9 is ALMOST out! Thats right, we are moving our regularly scheduled Beta.9 release from this week to next week — next Thursday to be precise. Our Platform product team members are meeting In Real Life (what!) in Atlanta, GA all this week cranking out code, making decisions, and sprinting forward.

Should International Businesses Be Cautious of the Cloud’s Security?

CloudComputing
In today’s technological age it’s rare to meet someone that doesn’t have an opinion on the cloud and its various applications in both the consumer and business worlds.

The Wantrapreneur Chronicles #3: Angels

Land, labor, capital. The 3 classical factors of production that an entrepreneur has to bring together to carry out some venture. When it comes to financing the dream, the options at the initial stages of a venture are limited. Furthermore seed/startup stage ventures carry a larger burden of risk.

Steve and TED’s Excellent Adventure

tedHave you ever found yourself at a party where you felt like if someone discovered who you really were, you would be ejected imm

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