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Author: Katy Salmon, Inter Press Service
African Internet users are being forced by Western companies to pay the full cost of connecting to the World Wide Web, while European and American users pay nothing. This is one of the main hurdles blamed for the slow spread of the Internet in the...
FDA [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] warns sellers of nicotine lollipops & lip balm that their products are illegal
Author: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Today FDA issued warning letters to three pharmacies that are selling "nicotine lollipops" and/or nicotine "lip balm" over the Internet...FDA is concerned about the health risk of these products because they appear to be compounded and dispensed...
Author: UN Wire
Information company ebrary yesterday announced it is forming a partnership with the World Bank, the U.N. University Press, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization to provide access...
Author: Jennifer Lee, New York Times, in International Herald Tribune
Net-Filtering Deal Could Yield Millions - Nearly a dozen software companies, most of them American, are competing for a contract to help Saudi Arabia block access to Web sites that the Saudi government deems inappropriate for that nation's half...
Author: Frances Williams, Financial Times
Developing economies stand to make productivity gains worth billions of dollars by encouraging the growth of electronic commerce, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Author: Jennifer Lee, New York Times
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Author: United Nations Development Programme
Netaid is funnelling donations to two humanitarian agencies with extensive experience of working with Afghan refugees in Northwest Pakistan...UNDP and Cisco Systems are the founding partners of Netaid, which uses the power of the Internet to help end...
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