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Innovate for Impact: Siemens Design Challenge Driving solutions for zero hunger and clean water

Innovate for Impact: Siemens Design Challenge Driving solutions for zero hunger and clean waterApply human-centered design to create new solutions that help achieve two of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Innovate for Impact: Siemens Design Challenge calls for innovation in two tracks: Zero Hunger and Clean Water.   Zero Hunger (SDG 2): Design […]

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, February 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug nearly 100 security holes in various versions of its Windows operating system and related software, including a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) that is actively being exploited. Also, Adobe has issued a bevy of security updates for its various products, including Flash Player and Adobe Reader/Acrobat. A dozen of the vulnerabilities Microsoft patched today are rated “critical,” meaning […]

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What Did the FCC Do to Close the Digital Divide?

It’s budget season. Federal departments and agencies are making their funding requests to Congress for fiscal year 2021 (starting October 1, 2020 and ending September 30, 2021). And part of the ask is reporting how well an agency did achieving its FY 2019 goals. One of the primary goals of the Federal Communications Commission is to close the […]

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Marconi Young Scholar Award

Use the form below to nominate a candidate to be a Marconi Young Scholar. Nominees must be born in 1992 or later. You will need to gather information on the candidate, their academic advisor, two references as well as four files for upload: Current Resume and Publication List; Two Page Description of the Students Research; […]

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Freedom Online Conference

The Freedom Online (FO) Conference is a key event of the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) . It brings together governments and other stakeholders from around the world to discuss the most urgent challenges to Internet freedom and the realisation of human rights in the digital environment. In 2020, the FO Conference will be hosted by […]

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IGF 2020 Call For Validation of Thematic Tracks

Based on community input received during the open mic session in Berlin, the IGF 2019 Taking ‎Stock Process and Call for Issues that went out in December 2019, and discussion during the First IGF 2020 open consultations and face-to-face MAG meeting, the MAG agreed that the IGF ‎‎2020 programme should again be structured along main thematic tracks as in […]

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IEEE Humanitarian Technology Initiatives

IEEE Foundation has worked on building international partnerships to create low cost innovative programmes around the world. Annually the group has a Humanitarian Technology conference to showcase the developments Learn more about the GTC https://site.ieee.org/ghtc/ 2019 Key Focus Focus areas for IEEE GHTC 2019 include: Agriculture & Food Security (SDG2) Good Health and Well Being […]