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10.10.12
ITU roundtable narrows scope of debate around standard-essential patents, doesn't create world peace
10.10.12

ITU roundtable narrows scope of debate around standard-essential patents, doesn't create world peace

The ITU's roundtable discussing the controversy over standard-essential patents has wrapped up its...

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07.06.12
ITU wants to bring smartphone makers to peace talks, hash out patent wars
07.06.12

ITU wants to bring smartphone makers to peace talks, hash out patent wars

The United Nations defines the stereotype of a peace broker, so it's not that far-fetched to hear...

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06.08.12
'Facebook tax' could make web companies pay for usage outside the US
06.08.12

'Facebook tax' could make web companies pay for usage outside the US

Leaked documents purportedly from the ITU reveal that the body is considering a levy on content-he...

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01.28.11
UN: worldwide internet users hit two billion, cellphone subscriptions top five billion
01.28.11

UN: worldwide internet users hit two billion, cellphone subscriptions top five billion

The UN's International Telecommunication Union predicted last fall that the number of internet user...

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07.18.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: of mirror cubes and urban icebergs
07.18.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: of mirror cubes and urban icebergs

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

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02.23.10
United Nations identifies e-waste as an urgent and growing problem, wants change
02.23.10

United Nations identifies e-waste as an urgent and growing problem, wants change

E-waste might be one of the biggest misnomers in the history of nomery -- the image it creates in t...

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09.15.07
UN plans to fight poverty with wireless
09.15.07

UN plans to fight poverty with wireless

The United Nations is taking on the enormous project of supplying wireless service to almost 80 Afri...

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10.31.06
United Nations "Internet" Summit held sans internet
10.31.06

United Nations "Internet" Summit held sans internet

Do you lose any and all direction in your life if your internet goes down for more than 20 seconds...

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