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IT, communications powerful development tools: Sibal

May 16th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Information and communication technologies (ICT) are powerful toolds of development and can help eradicate poverty, achieve universal primary education and reduce child mortality, Communications Minister ... Read more...

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UN agency to confer global telecom award on Sam Pitroda

May 11th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 11 (IANS) A United Nations agency for information and communication technology Wednesday said it would confer an award on Sam Pitroda to recognise his dedication in promoting use ... Read more...

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Rubbish on Facebook may be more worthwhile than we think

October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Superficial contacts on Facebook, seemingly needless comments, and boring status updates may be more valuable than we think.A new report from the National IT User Centre has ... Read more...

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Internet founder calls for free access worldwide

September 16th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.16 (ANI): The inventor of the Internet has called for everyone to have access to his creation for free.Tim Berners-Lee said that he would like to see everybody given a low-bandwidth ... Read more...

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Internet access a legal right in Finland

July 1st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Finland Thursday became the first country in the world to make internet access a legal right for all its citizens. Every Finn will now have the right to access ... Read more...

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UN report says information and communication technologies is helping countries make progress toward anti-poverty goals

May 13th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- Information and communication technology (ICT) projects are helping countries make significant progress towards the globally agreed anti-poverty targets world leaders have pledged to achieve by 2015, according ... Read more...

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Internet will run out of addresses in two years under current protocol: Experts

November 3rd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 3 (ANI): The world is at the risk of running out of web addresses in the next two years if business and government organizations do not switch to another level ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to attend Commonwealth parliamentary conference

September 26th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Speaker Meira Kumar will leave Monday to attend the 55th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPA) in Tanzania Sep 29-Oct 5. "The ... Read more...

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One third of Europeans have never used the net: Report

August 5th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, Aug 5 (ANI): A third of people in the European Union say they have never used the internet, according to an EU report, which examined the region's digital ... Read more...

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Video games, cell phones not likely to affect kids’ studies

March 30th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Using cell phones or playing video games are not likely to dent children's academic performance, according to new research. In fact, cell phones had no effect on ... Read more...

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World will run out of Internet addresses by 2010

June 17th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): The Internet will run out of addresses in another two years as only 700 million separate addresses are remaining for allocation out of the 4.3 billion available ... Read more...

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EU seeks more cooperation with India in making, marketing films

June 11th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 11 (IANS) India is among a group of countries with which the European Union (EU) is seeking to to expand cooperation in the film industry, a top EU official has ... Read more...

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European Commission wants bar against violent video games

April 23rd, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, April 22 (DPA) The European Commission Tuesday asked European retailers to stop selling violent video games to small children and urged national governments to stick to a common age-rating system. The ... Read more...

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Nearly 40 percent Europeans don’t use Internet: Study

April 18th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, April 18 (DPA) Some 80 percent of European Union (EU) web surfers now have fast-speed broadband connections, but nearly 40 percent of all EU citizens still do not use the Internet ... Read more...

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EU, India to deepen ties in communication sector

March 21st, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin
Brussels, March 21 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will collaborate on policy, regulatory and research matters in the area of information and communication technology to deepen ties with India, EU Commissioner Viviane ... Read more...

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