Weekly Newsletter, 21 July, 2006 [Read articles of i4d June 2006 on Cultural diversity localisation and ICTs]


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NEWS

COMMUNITY RADIO
Regional radio network to take part in localisation movement
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4723

Ofcom plans for another wave of community radio stations
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4751

Brattleboro Community Radio startup hinges on antenna
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4793

e-COMMERCE
Online ICT shop in Uganda opens
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4736

New e-Commerce and web based CRM Capabilities by SAP
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4737

Integrated banking system by Citibank in Korea
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4738

ICICI Bank offers service to Bahrain companies
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4742

Cancer Research UK saves £2.5 million through online auctions
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4770

ICT hub for innovative entrepreneurs
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4779

EDUCATION
ICT can improve knowledge base of teachers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4726

State-level workshop on ICT-enabled teaching
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4798

e-GOVERNANCE
GOI to set up rural business hubs
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4724

Indian states to host International IT Conclave
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4730

Legal act for cyber crime in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4719

e-Service tax for users of e-Governance
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4728

Software developers to join e-Government project in Thailand
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4757

India: AP plans for 2,000 Rajiv Internet Villages
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4763

EU to prepare standardisation policy on ICT
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4766

DoT orders ISPs to block few bloggings
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4772

Government of Thailand to crack down on 1900 chat lines
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4796

United Arab Emirates Knowledge Economy 2006 published
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4803

HEALTH
IT aid for sex workers in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4720

Alcatel to provide residential telemedicine services
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4761

First-ever telemedicine and ophthalmologic consultation centre in Hanoi
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4801

International meeting to discuss on e Health
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4780

OPEN SOURCE
An IT way of paying ‘guru dakshina’ (offerings to teachers)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4721

Hackers use Linux to improve malicious code
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4732

Microsoft partners XenSource
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4769

Novell launches Suse Linux for servers and desktops
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4760

Three more firms joined Mobile Linux Group
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4800

TECHNOLOGY
Adobe Systems releases Flex 2.0
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4749

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Microsoft to offer VoIP phones to Filipino foreign workers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4722

Mobile phones to be water powered in Japan soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4764

DoT puts hold on companies for grey market calls
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4754

Red Hat offers telecom solutions
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4783

Amdocs enters $375 million worthy deal on telecommunications networks
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4785

Unique mobile entertainment services to Panhandle Telecommunication Systems, Inc.
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4799

WIRELESS
HP launches miniature wireless chip with high storage capacity
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4731

Dell's new adapter offers up to 270 mbps transfer speed
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4758

Wireless phone service in Assam by Airtel
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4753

Telstra plans to launch a new high-speed, wireless network in Tauranga.
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4792

GENERAL
Bloggers became saviours: Heralds Mumbai blast
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4725

ICT hub in Port Elizabeth
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4735

PC penetration in India trebles
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4768

Intel to hit India’s hinterland
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4752

Wipro to offer e-Waste disposal service to its customers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4755

IT policy with a social need
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4790

Nigerian ICT professionals plan free ICT training for judges and senior police officers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4787

Memo on IT park in between Kazakhstan and India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4791

Microsoft certified professional IT training for London organisations
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4788

Increase in use of refurbished PCs in Nigeria
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4794



FEATURED ARTICLE
Local communities-A global initiative
http://www.i4donline.net/issue/april04/global.htm

Community Radio Policy in India: Mixed signals of expectations
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=360&typ=Features

Harnessing the power of ICT for health
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=347&typ=Features

ANNOUNCEMENT
Call for nomination for the third annual Development Gateway Award
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=4688


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