UN unveils education initiative connecting mobile phones to the classroom

With mobile telephone access reaching over five billion of the world’s population, the United Nations educational agency today announced the launch of an initiative to harness the technology and bring mobile phone use into the classroom.

Asian countries dominate global export of information technology goods – UN

More than a third of the world’s information and communications technology (ICT) exports now originate from mainland China and its special administrative region of Hong Kong, a United Nations agency reported today, citing data that also shows that Asia accounted for 66.3 per cent of global ICT exports in 2009.