The Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) is delighted to announce a new project, ‘Open Access in Palestine’, with Palestine Polytechnic University and the Palestinian Library and Information Consortium (PALICO), which is an EIFL partner consortium.
An initiative of the U.S. Department of State, the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization and leading education innovators to expand access to free, high-quality education materials in Arabic, with a focus on science and technology.
The recent ranking of Amman as one of the world’s top cities for internet start-ups has highlighted Jordan’s success in the IT sector.
Members of Consumers International, the only global campaigning voice for consumers, will come together from around the world to discuss and set an agenda for advocacy on these issues,
Renowned members of the Arab blogosphere just wrapped up a convention that examined the role of the internet in the Arab revolutions and the region’s democratic transition.
As some try to release Lebanon’s government from the clutches of political paralysis so it can start tackling economic policy, a small but mighty group of advocates say the solution to many of the country’s economic and social woes lies in free technologies.
I attended yesterday in Brisbane a public lecture for Richard M. Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation entitled “Education across the Nation – Free Software in Ethics and in Practice”.
The UAE is the most connected country in the Arab World followed by Saudi Arabia and Qatar, according to the Arab Advisors Group’s annually released Total Country Connectivity Measure (TCCM) report.
Late Tuesday, a group of signatories including Wired magazine editor and DIY Drones’ Chris Anderson, Phil Torrone of Make magazine, David Mellis of MIT Media Lab and Arduino, Limor Fried of Adafruit, and Ayah Bdeir of New York’s Eyebeam publicly issued a formal definition of open-source hardware.
The Telecommunication Ministry intends to end the use of voice-over-IP (VoIP) from personal computers to land-line telephones because the practice is depriving the treasury of badly needed income.