ICTDev Pulse

What we'll be doing at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress

For a week every year, Barcelona, Spain becomes the mobile capital of the world as thousands from around the world convene in the city for the Mobile World Congress (MWC).

Open Access Infrastructure and the Cost of Mistrust

Recently I’ve been writing about the relationship of openness and trust in open movements which has led me to think more about the strategic role of trust in general.

Women in the digital economy: breaking through the equality threshold

Changes in demographics and education, and female emancipation itself, are laying bare the need to promote greater efficiency and equity in markets so as to make use of women’s capabilities. And they are casting more light on the structural injustice underpinning the current economic and social structure.

Universal Service Funds & connecting schools to the Internet around the world

maybe there's another way to support this?

maybe there's another way to support this?

We need to connect our schools to the Int

Anonymity and encryption are key to freedom of expression

26 February 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC urges UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye to reaffirm the freedom to use encryption technology and commu

5 Unanswered Questions on Digital Economies in Developing Countries

Recently, the Technology Salon in Washington DC asked if Digital Economies Will Empower or Enslave the Next 4 Billion Mobile Users? While there was a general recognition of the lack of digital literacy, and the disadvantages people face when trying to understand the costs and benefits of having an online presence, opinions were split on...

Linking savings accounts to mobile phones: are potential users interested?

In the last decade, the micro-credit sector has expanded the world over. A great deal of interest is now being focussed on the development potential of mobilising micro-savings by channeling the liquidity of the poor into the formal banking sector. A new wave of technological innovations, from mobile banking to ATM cards, has aimed at reducing the transactions costs for small accounts.

New Resource Spotlight: Health Workforce Productivity Analysis and Improvement Toolkit

New Resource Spotlight: Health Workforce Productivity Analysis and Improvement Toolkit
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