Weekly Newsletter, 1 September, 2006 [Read articles of i4d August 2006 on Media and ICTs]


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NEWS

e-COMMERCE
Google makes multi-year agreement with eBay
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5337

EDUCATION
MedRC EduTech plans to invest for its expansion
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5330

HEALTH
Romanian software solution for EU telemedicine services
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5331

e-GOVERNANCE
Indiana's government portal ranks ninth in US
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5347

Salford City Council adopts web service to tackle school bullying and racism
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5350

GT Summit to focus on expansion of regional e-Governance
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5317

India to establish G-2-B portal for investors soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5320

World bank grants $55mln to Ghana for e-Ghana project
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5322

KMC to implement e-Governance soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5325

All set for eGovernment deployment in Nigeria
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5328

LIVELIHOOD
Uttaranchal to set up 'Centre of Excellence' to train students
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=5315

OPEN SOURCE
UK's top public school claims open source should be obvious choice
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5342

Patent law may stifle open source growth in India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5334

TECHNOLOGY
Bar-coded SMS to be launched in India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5351

TELECOMMNICATION
ITU Telecom World to be held in Hong Kong
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5343

Nortel to spread its reach to rural areas of India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5339

DoT (India) extends validity of wireless operating license to 5 years
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5318

Ministers in Africa to sign broadband network framework
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5333

WIRELESS
Cisco and HP to deliver indoor wireless solution to enterprise customers
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5345

AT&T to build a citywide wireless network for Springfield
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5344

XO to deploy fixed broadband wireless in nine cities
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5332

GENERAL
Indian PC market crosses another milestone
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5338

Amendments to the IT Act to be introduced in Parliament: says Kiran Karnik
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5340

RNI begins providing verification letter online
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5323

Sun Microsystems launches control centre in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5326

Google's open competition with Microsoft
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5336

BT plans joint venture with Indian companies for virtual private network
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5335



FEATURED ARTICLE
Creating content: A lonely road out there
http://www.i4donline.net/june04/creatincontent.asp

Centre For Documentation of Cultural And Natural Heritage (Cultnat): e-Culture revolution in Egypt
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=165&typ=Features

ICTs to fight against HIV/AIDS
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=484&typ=Features

ANNOUNCEMENT
APC announces award to recognise contributions to FOSS
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=5376


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