In villages and townships, Africans are building their own internet infrastructure to connect and protect the unconnected. This can improve education.
COVID-19 accelerated a digital shift in healthcare delivery that was a long time coming but digital health inclusion is essential for everyone to feel the benefits.
The loss of digital trust suggests many people are worried about the role technology plays in their lives currently. Here's how to rebuild digital trust.
While most of the focus is on getting everyone connected, experts at Lisbon’s Web Summit say making internet access more affordable and less complicated is also key.
A recent World Bank webinar explored the role of smartphones in development programmes, particularly in light of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest Agenda Dialogues looked at the issue of the digital divide. Panelists explored the impact of COVID-19, the role of the private sector and opportunities for closing the gap.
62% of adults with a disability say they own a desktop or laptop computer, compared with 81% of those without a disability, according to Pew Research Center.
People in Detroit are installing their own internet network in a project run by the Equitable Internet Initiative to roll out affordable broadband.
Cybercriminals' relationships, connections and behaviours – or cybercrime economics - reveal the incentives for ransomware and disinformation attacks.
Kenya's tourism board has partnered with TikTok to spread awareness of its natural wonder and promote biodiversity and wildlife protection.
While the combination of metals in a smartphone may vary, most smartphones can carry roughly 80% of the stable elements that are on the periodic table.
The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred governments in Latin America to try and address the digital divide, with initiatives that include lowering internet prices.
A new PwC report looks at the growth of global smartphone data consumption and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Latin America and the Caribbean emerge from the pandemic, the region's governments must address uneven and costly digital access for an inclusive and resilient recovery.
Activists and journalists from marginalized populations are often censored on social media due to algorithm bias. Three tech design principles can help.