Weekly Newsletter, 11 August, 2006 [Read articles of i4d July 2006 on Open Content and Asia Commons Special]


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NEWS

COMMUNITY RADIO
Bangladesh: Play for community radio
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=5210

e-COMMERCE
Karnataka Bank's Internet banking portal
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5153

Online shopping becomes latest fad in India: IAMAI
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5207

Online sale of software rolls out in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5199

Andhra Bank launches 'AB e-R@il' to book tickets online
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5198

EDUCATION
Yadavpur University (India) bags award worth US$70,000 from HP
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5155

e-Tool to be used across India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5158

e-Learning @ Hilton University makes employees loyal
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5178

Enhancing health research capacity in Portuguese speaking African countries
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5196

Nepad launches e-School in Uganda
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5206

ZNA schools adopt ICT
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5204

e-GOVERNANCE
Domesday online to tap money for National Archives
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5168

Liberal Democrat Peer launches cross-party online conference
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5171

Smart city project at Kochi
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5162

Grunwald to demonstrate how data on the passports can be manipulated
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5186

Fiji Chamber of Commerce and Industry calls to boost ICT sector in country
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5188

GDLN is using Elluminate Live! to connect the world
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5216

HEALTH
Google to provide IT infrastucture to Aravind Eye Hospital, India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5163

Heartline ties up with Cardguard
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5190

Online tracking system to monitor heart surgery in AP (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5208

Standard military e-Health record
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5176

LIVELIHOOD
Manthan-AIF Award received by Bhojpuria.com as India’s best eCulture website
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=5166

MSSRF envisions to establish 6,00,00 knowledge centres by 2007
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=5183

Infosys takes up social responsibility
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=5179

Satyam Foundation initiates IT training for streetchildren
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=5209

OPEN SOURCE
PDAs to mould the personality of high school children
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5213

Microsoft softens stance against open source
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5180

TELECOMMUNICATION
GSM for fixed wireless service by BSNL in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5172

High end ‘Fly’ mobiles by Meridian
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5164

Indian SMBs to spend $8b on telecom equipment
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5160

BSNL fails to retain basic phone subscriber base
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5181

Mobile customer base fastest growing in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5200

TECHNOLOGY
Liqwid Crystal launches rRapidSuite for techies
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5201

Tata Sky launches satellite television service in 300 cities in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5202

Software solution for visually impaired
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5192

Wireless broadband gadget in US by Sony soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5194

Emphathic software, an artwork in technology
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5165

WIRELESS
Bangalore to go Wi-fi
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5169

GENERAL
TNTDPC to set up e-Waste processing plant in Chennai
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5197

Zimbabwe to electronically connect community
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5185

NIXI to do more for Internet traffic
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5189

Cyber cafes in Hyderabad to maintain logbook
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5191

ICT salaries steadily increased reported by Australian Computer Society
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5193

Thailand aspires to take lead in ICT sector in Asia
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5174

India in global Internet governance
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5156

Google's deal with AP to buy news
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5159



FEATURED ARTICLE
Kali, creator and destroyer: A Personal Recollection on Media Lab Asia
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=526&typ=Features

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ANNOUNCEMENT
Call for papers for ICT SUMMIT 2006
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=5134


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