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  1. IT Isn't a Priority for South Africa

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    South Africa has some strong performers in its Internet and communications technologies (ITCT) activity, but the country doesn't seem to be making them a real part of its development strategy, and that's too bad.Let's begin with the SuccessesPaypal...

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  2. Israel is a Computer-Science Empire

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    When Scientific American recently wrote about the progress in artificial intelligence, it profiled two IBM supercomputers: Deep Blue, which defeated the world champion Gary Kasparov in chess, and the Jeopardy-winning Watson. The other company it...

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  3. Bangalore: Indians from Other Countries

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    Sometimes it's hard to say whether innovation comes from somewhere else or if it's local. Nandu Madhava was born in Boston, US, and raised in Texas, where he studied finance. He recently launched mDhil, a start-up that provides medical information...

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  4. Two Exceptional Geeks in Indonesia

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    Ollie and Anantya are two extraordinary Indonesian geeks, “techpreneurs,” as they call themselves. Ollie, 28, whose real name is Aulia Halimatussadiah, is a computer-science graduate who has written a series of e-books, maintains several blogs,...

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  5. Staying Secure with Indian Algorithms

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    Right now,  webmasters are trying to figure out to protect sites from Flame, the latest major malware to emerge. 100% security doesn't exist, but part of the response to the virus might come from Bangalore, India, where iVizSecurity, a company...

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  6. Indian Design

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    Beginning with Steve Jobs, design is an essential part of innovation. It is also plays one of innovation's most important strategic roles. Silicon Valley relies on it to preserve its advantage over places that merely "manufacture." The case of India...

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  7. Malaysia: helping social business innovate

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    Entrepreneurship isn't always about getting rich. Sure, some entrepreneurs are mainly driven by financial gain, but a growing number want their companies to have greater meaning. They can innovate in important ways, beyond the technical aspects. This...

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  8. Indian tutors to the rescue

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    Ganesh Krishnan is the founder of one of India's first call centers. One day, he saw a cartoon in an American newspaper: in it, a father is saying to his daughter, "No, you can't outsource your homework to India." Krishnan hung the cartoon on his...

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