Indic Android Hackathon – What can Google do for Indic?

indic android hackathon 2014, bangalore

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Home internet access penetration in India pathetically low

Got to commend his dedication

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Both democratic and authoritative countries send takedown requests to Google

The most common gateway to information on the internet namely Google is on the receiving end from various governments – the ones democratically or otherwise elected. When it comes to not taking criticism most governments behave the same. Google has released new data for its Transparency Report, which provides details of government requests to takedown content across the company’s websites and services.

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Google’s Eric Schmidt: Curb on H-1B is US govt’s “Stupidest Policy”

Immigration has always been a topic of deep interest to me. I had to convince my friend about blocking  immigration.com for him! I had written the detailed Immigration FAQ way back in 1991.

In an interview to Washington Post, “Google’s Eric Schmidt: Top 10 Reasons Bureaucrats Drive Me Nuts“, you get to read about what Eric Schmidt thinks of the US goverment. In India, Nandan Nilekani is one technocrat who has gone the from outside to inside the government. He never complains of the red tape he comes across, at least not in public.

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Google Buzz fails to create the buzz, axed. What about Orkut?

Since today morning tweets have been talking about the various products Google has decided to shut – Google Buzz, Code Search, Jaiku, iGoogle social features etc. I wasn’t using any of these actively. Google Buzz was reading my tweets, thats about the closest I have got to using any of these products which are about to shut.

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