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  Logo News Android Application

This Android application combines ICT4D news from various sources into one single application. It conects to Wordpress APIs and RSS feeds to presents the results in one streamlined list. The goal is to unify all ICT4D news into one application. This Android application is developed by and is open to anyone for participation. Main developers in alphabetical order are:

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Supported News Feeds and Sources

The following alphabetically orded list of news sources is included in the application:

  • Appropriating Technology - Blog from Tony Roberts, fellow in the Digital & Technology team at the Institute for Development Studies at the University of Sussex in the UK.
  • Chris Blattman - Blog from Chris Blattman, development economist at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. Focus is on development, but he's young and hip and offers great perspective on local technology interventions.
  • CIPES - Promoting Effective and Inclusive ICT Policy in Africa.
  • Digital Impact Alliance - Advancing an inclusive digital society
  • Digital@DAI - A relatively new but well-written blog covering recent technologies, experiments with tech solutions, and reviews.
  • DIODE - The “Development Implications of Digital Economies” (DIODE) strategic network researches the digital economy – that part of economic output derived solely or primarily from digital technologies – and its role in developing countries.
  • GSMA Newsroom - Blog for the trade union of 800 mobile operators and 300 companies around the world.
  • ICT Ethics - Analyzing, clustering and summarizing the ethical debates in ICTD.
  • - Austrian Network for Information and Comunication Technologies for Development.
  • ICT4D Views from the Field - Blog about ICT4D projects from Dr. Laura Hosman, at the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and at The Polytechnic School at Arizona State University.
  • ICT4Peace Blog - Conflict resolution and ICT4D blog.
  • ICTLogy Blog - From Ismael Peña-López, one of the longest-running ICT sites and blogs.
  • ICTs for Development - Blog associated with University of Manchester's Centre for Development Informatics Blog associated with University of Manchester's Centre for Development Informatics. Richard Heeks is a must-follow.
  • ICTWorks - ICTworks is the premier community for international development professionals committed to utilizing new and emerging technologies to magnify the intent of communities to accelerate their social and economic development.
  • IFIP WG 9.4 - WG 9.4 invites researchers and practitioners of developing and industrialized countries to join its activities. Most of the voting members are from developing countries, either by residence or by origin, but the WG is open for anyone seriously interested in our topic and willing to contribute in some way. There is no fee. Membership applications are considered once a year by our parent body within the IFIP, Technical Committee 9 Computers and Society.
  • iRevolutions - Hacking emerging technologies to solve emerging aid & development problems.
  • IT for Change - Bridging Development Realities and Technological Possibilities.
  • - Blog from Ken Banks, one of ICT4D's most recognized practitioners.
  • Linnet Taylor - Doubt wisely, and never lose your penguin.
  • Many Possibilities - My name is Steve Song. I am the Founder of Village Telco, a social enterprise that builds low-cost WiFi mesh VoIP technologies to deliver affordable voice and Internet in underserviced areas.
  • Matt Haikin Blog - Matt Haikin, ICT4D practitioner, researcher and consultant. Exploring participatory approaches to ICT, and technologies to enable participation.
  • My heart's in Accra - Personal blog from Ethan Zuckerman, director of the Center for Civic.
  • Open Knowledge International Blog - Open Knowledge International is a global non-profit organisation focused on realising open data’s value to society by helping civil society groups access and use data to take action on social problems.
  • Panoply Digital - Sustainable development through appropriate technology
  • Tim Unwin's Blog - Blog from Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D and Emeritus Professor of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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