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Technology news round-up (Issue 92)

Technology news round-up (Issue 92)

March 30, 2007 Greenpeace releases a study accusing the electronic industry of contamination of rivers and wells, a study commissioned by Nokia shows the power of the mobile phone in rural India, and Vodafone join with Citigroup to offer a revolutionary money transfer system. Read more >
ICT news round-up – issue 90

ICT news round-up – issue 90

December 04, 2006 In the developing world, corporations give small businesses management tools, and Nokia plans media project for Africa's young. Meanwhile, BT research finds young people think goverment is the worst listener and international banks begin to take action against internet child pornography. Read more >
Microsoft bridges East London digital divide

Microsoft bridges East London digital divide

July 20, 2006 Microsoft is seizing the opportunity to contribute to neighbourhood renewal through the deployment of specially tailored products and services, in partnership with regeneration agency, the Shoreditch Trust. Read more >
Censorship censure

Censorship censure

March 16, 2006 As Google faces criticism for its agreement to censor the results of its recently launched China-based search engine, Briefing asks whether any company doing business in China renders itself complicit with human rights abuses. Read more >
Contributions news round- up (Oct/Nov)

Contributions news round- up (Oct/Nov)

November 01, 2005 Google has launched a philanthropic counterpart to invest in projects in the developing world and ebay is helping charities raise funds by selling their second hand goods online with no charge. Read more >
Contributions from the ICT sector

Contributions from the ICT sector

November 01, 2005 A few businesses in the communication technology sector have emerged and are making moves towards being good corporate citizens through investing in social enterprises and encouraging employee volunteering. Read more >
Community involvement: packed with potential

Community involvement: packed with potential

December 01, 2004 Corporate community involvement has long been under-rated as a tool for government relations. Not only can it stave off cumbersome intervention by regulators, but it can also help to deliver on current public policy objectives as well as provide potential policy solutions for the future. Read more >
Inclusion: HP works to spread the net

Inclusion: HP works to spread the net

November 01, 2004 Briefing talks to Didier Philippe about how HP is using a community-based programme to improve its service offering to the four billion people living in emerging markets, while delivering clear social benefits in the process. Read more >
Volunteering news round-up

Volunteering news round-up

July 31, 2004 The UK government is gearing up for another call on companies to help promote volunteering. While the business case is clear, the public sector should be investing resources too. Read more >