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Mediafabric brings global tech experts to Prague

Mediafabric brings global tech experts to Prague

Oct 3, 2011
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A host of journalists, editors, technologists, developers, designers and hackers will be descending on Prague on October 21 for Mediafabric 2011, a day-long hackathon curated by open-source software startup, Sourcefabric. Read More »

Moldova rewards technological startups

Moldova rewards technological startups

Aug 30, 2011
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Moldova recently hosted iTineret, a nation-wide contest to establish and promote young talent and achievements in the IT field. The competition comprised of categories including websites, graphics and applications. One of the winners of the contest was MediaPoint, a longtime TOL partner in Moldova. They created a website called Alerte.md based on a Ushahidi platform dedicated to monitoring and reporting issues that should be tackled by public authorities, such as bad roads and poor illumination. Read More »

In Tbilisi, roadblocks mean progress

In Tbilisi, roadblocks mean progress

Jun 23, 2011
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With their streets in disrepair, Tbilisi residents take to the Internet. Read More »

Moldova: 1 business, 48 hours

Moldova: 1 business, 48 hours

Jun 22, 2011
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“For each team,” states a blurb on Launch48’s website, “the goal is simple: pitch, build and launch an online business in 48 hours.” Read More »

Welcome to Net Prophet

Welcome to Net Prophet

Jun 10, 2011
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Welcome to Net Prophet, a blog produced by Transitions that will be providing updates and analysis on the latest in new media and IT developments across Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

For years now, we’ve been reading the fascinating information that our project managers have been sending it from the field for grant reports, and felt it was a pity that only a few donors were privy to such updates. It has also seemed to us that blogs on new media/tech development rarely cover this part of the world, even though a wealth of interesting stuff is happening out there on the ground, with very little press internationally. Read More »

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