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Information Technologies: Overview
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Information technologies (IT) including but not limited to computers, modems, the Internet, fax machines, pagers, mobile phones, and satellite television are supporting new forms of communication and human interaction worldwide. Countries with Muslim majority populations, especially Malaysia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates, are actively building information societies, and transitioning to new knowledg…

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Wheeler, Deborah L., “Information Technologies: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0261>
First published online: 2009



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