Today, Wednesday, February 28, Omidyar Network announced that it has donated the Philippine Depositary Receipts (PDRs) it held to 14 managers of Rappler Inc., all of whom are Filipino citizens.READ ON
Mobile app usage in India has boomed, but Roopa Kudva shares with The Economic Times how usage may be different for India's next half billion coming online.READ ON
Early employees at Facebook and Google have launched the Center for Humane Technology with support from Omidyar Network. The Center is aimed at reversing the digital attention crisis and realigning technology with humanity's best interests.READ ON
Loris.ai, a spin-out product from the maker of suicide prevention organization Crisis Text Line, has raised a $2 million seed round, including Omidyar Network, to help companies navigate conversations around harassment and other charged topics.READ ON
Pratilipi, a self publishing platform for readers and writers of Indian languages, announces $4.3 million in Series A funding.READ ON
Omidyar Network has provided £700,000 of funding over two years, so that the Co-op Foundation can offer up to 60 individuals a chance to base their tech social enterprise at The Federation, the new co-working digital community established by the Co-op in central Manchester.READ ON
Omidyar Network, along with leaders from government, business, international organizations, civil society and the humanitarian community, called for greater multistakeholder cooperation on digital identity.READ ON
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