January 02, 2008 - An innovative mobile phone money transfer service called M-PESA is already transforming the lives of thousands of Kenyans by increasing productivity and promising other major economic development benefits.
December 03, 2007 - According to one human rights organization, technology-enabled citizen journalists work where there is no regular press, risking their lives to report the repression and atrocities of the Burmese army so that the world knows about these.
November 09, 2007 - In a few short years, a nationwide wireless project has brought broadband Internet access to almost 95 percent of the residents of Macedonia with the results that the country is moving from a conflict-torn region to an economy harnessing information technology.
October 09, 2007 - Being a fairly new technology, many police departments and municipalities are not aware of the fact that video surveillance can performed reliable and more efficiently with wireless technology. Moreover, the technology's critical success factors are not widely known.
September 04, 2007 - In a country where 80 percent live below what the world considers poverty level and virtually all rural villages lack telephone connectivity, how do you bridge the digital divide? Entrepreneurship is one answer.
August 02, 2007 - United Villages, Inc. wants to provide 2 billion villagers with an e-mail address, a phone number, and basic Web access. And through its hundreds of installations in rural India and parts of Rwanda, Cambodia and Paraguay, it has already brought connectivity to over 200,000 people, some in villages lacking even basic infrastructure like electricity and roads.