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Inveneo Launches ARM Micro-Data Center Design Challenge 2015

March 11, 2015 San Francisco, CA - Inveneo, in partnership with ARM Limited, will launch a solar powered Micro-Data Center Design Challenge, starting on March 11th, 2015. The top prize for the competition is $10,000 and the winning design will be built and deployed in the developing world.

Structured Data for Humanitarian Technologies

(Palo Alto, USA)This technical conference will host multidisciplinary keynote speakers including Andrej Verity from UN OCHA, 

Columbia University: Data on a Mission

31st March - 1st April New York, USA

Netmob 2015

7-10 April Boston, USA

Foundation for Media Alternatives contributes to Philippine alternative report on women, media and ICT for CSW 59

10 March 2015
(Lisa García and Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

“Women, media, and information/communication technology” is the title

Unveiling the value of mobile identity and its role in the digital economy

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week, topics such as Mobile Identity and Mobile for Development and Inclusion stole the spotlight.

Views on Technology and Domestic Structural Discrimination

I had a chance to spend a morning last week at a roundtable discussion on technology and structural discrimination, as part of the Technology Salon events. The conversation brought together activists, organizers, technologists, and few international development types like myself, though many in the room blurred those boundaries. Technology provided a filter for the discussion,...

Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

UNESCO and UN Women’s recent Mobile Learning Week conference in Paris was an ICT-focused event that brought together over 1,000 participants from more than 70 countries. As a participant representing Inveneo, Media Manager Jana Melpolder traveled to Paris to determine best practices on using technology to educate and empower girls and women around the world.

What’s So Rosy about Garden City?

Carol BalesThe walls. They’re the first thing you notice when you arrive at Garden City University College, a small school in Kumasi, Ghana. They’re painted a pale mauve.

Research results are out! From impunity to justice: Exploring corporate and legal remedies for technology-related violence against women

9 March 2015
(Flavia Fascendini for

A new series of reports by the Association for Progressive Communications presents findin

Debate on sace code of conduct: an Indian perspective

As the debate for a Space Code of Conduct gains momentum, there is a need to frame a code that is acceptable to all space-faring nations. This Paper assesses the concerns of Asian countries, especially India, on the code proposed by the European Union.

A new frontier: boosting India's military presence in outer space

India has had an active space programme for several decadesTechnology for socio-economic development has been emphasised from the time of its inception.

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