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· February, 2014

Stories about Technology from February, 2014

26 February 2014

Mozambican Tech Woman Talks Local Impact of Social Networks

Mozambican activist Ludmila Maguni talks about the impact that social networks are having on Mozambican society hoping that the Internet in her country becomes more of a bridge between citizens...

Lahore Brigade Working To Solve Civic Problems

Trinidad & Tobago: Concerns About the What'sApp Purchase

24 February 2014

A Day to Strengthen Portugal's Open Data Community

Technology for Transparency Network

International Open Data Day was celebrated in Porto with inspiring talks, hands-on activities and a face-to-face hangout between open data enthusiasts from different cities.

23 February 2014

Traditional Media Conspires Against Facebook

China Internet Giant Tencent's New Acquisition Follows Online2Offline Trend

China is the fastest growing consumption market in the world and online to offline commerce has become a fierce battlefield.

21 February 2014

Developing Latin America: Winners of the Regional Acceleration Event

Technology for Transparency Network

The Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge selected 6 projects for the Regional acceleration stage, which seeks sustainable Apps with high social impact.

Interview With Fula-Language Blogger Balde Mamadou Tafsir for Mother Language Day

Rising Voices

Interview: African culture and languages researcher Balde Mamadou Tafsir writes two blogs in Fula, his native language.

18 February 2014

Miss Online Award in Miss Indonesia Pageant

YouTube Chefs Are Cooking Up a Storm in Indian Kitchens

A group of YouTube chefs are gaining celebrity status in India and abroad for their cooking demonstrations broadcast on YouTube and recipe blogs.

16 February 2014

Collaborative Translation Project Promotes Civic Tech in Japan

Translators in Japan are volunteering to translate Code for America's "Beyond Transparency" to help promote civic tech there.

One Nepalese Doctor's Hunger Strike Wins Action From Officials

Dr. Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Nepal, who has earned the nickname Crusader KC, ended his fourth fast-unto-death on 15 February 2014.

13 February 2014

Ecuador to Implement Charges for Private Copying Levy

The Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property (IEPI) plans to impose an additional tax of 4%-10% on the importation of all music and video players.

11 February 2014

International Open Data Day Set for February 22

Technology for Transparency Network

Bloggers, hackers and others interested in Open Data and Transparency will gather for the International Open Data Day on February 22. Find out how you can get involved.

Brazilian Activists Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance

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