AFRINIC, APNIC, and LACNIC Secure AUD 1.5 Million Sida Grant to Promote Internet Innovation in Developing Economies

The Seed Alliance today announced a grant of AUD 1.5 million from Sida to support Internet innovation projects in developing regions. The grant, over three years, allows the expansion of current awards and small grants programs implemented by alliance members, FIRE managed by AFRINIC, FRIDA managed by Lacnic and ISIF Asia managed by APNIC. The program extension will focus on promoting Internet access, openness, inclusion and rights.

Creative Agency Mark wins IAB Australia Creative Showcase 7.2 with “Build with Chrome”

Creative Agency Mark has been named the winner of IAB Australia’s Creative Showcase 7.2, delighting the judges with their campaign for Google, Build with Chrome. Developed to push the boundaries of what’s possible in a browser, Build with Chrome was praised by the judges for its playful simplicity and technical prowess as it combined two of the world’s well loved products - Google Maps and Lego.