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Latest Global digital divide Stories

2011-02-09 00:36:02

The developed nations must invest in information and communications technologies (ICT) in the developing world not only the close the so-called digital divide but to encourage sustainable economic development and to create new markets for international commerce.

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2010-04-13 17:25:00

As the Internet spreads across the globe, countries don’t necessarily need democracy to join the online community, a new study from Ohio State University has found.

2006-12-16 12:00:11

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin Habitat for Humanity announced today that it has teamed with AT&T to bring technology resources to 76 low-income Austin families under the three-year, $100 million AT&T AccessAll signature initiative.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.