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HP backs microenterprises in developing countries

IT company Hewlett Packard has donated US$5 million to support small businesses in the developing world.


Microsoft accelerates free access to journals

Microsoft has agreed to provide software to allow scientists in the developing world easier and more secure free …


Free access blocked by unawareness and librarians

A study finds unawareness, slow connections and unhelpful librarians hampering African scientists' use of open …


Scientists get free access to environment journals

A new scheme will give scientists at many developing country institutes free access to over 1,000 environmental …


PCs for the poor: as good as their hype?

Technologists are at odds over how to bridge the digital divide. What one group calls the ultimate solution, …


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