Should social networking be BLOCKED on the 6.8 million govt sponsored laptops?

In the recently held elections in the state of Tamil Nadu we internet companies had a lot to cheer about – major parties in the state promised to give laptops for free to students [Govt could face legal action]. So irrespective of which party would win our industry had to gain, this rarely happens.

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User Generated Content In India: Its Evolution & Opportunities

On November 16, 2011 VCCircle had organized an event “VCCircle Digital Content & Investment Forum 2011” in Bangalore. I was asked to moderation a session on User Generated Content. The panelists were, Read more on User Generated Content In India: Its Evolution & Opportunities…

Is Indian Language on the net really pathetic?

I got few calls about IAMAI’s report – “Number of Local Language Sites in India stands at a Pathetic 1249!”. I wasn’t able to read this report on the day it was published as I was travelling.

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How to determine if Indian languages are wanted on the internet?

Ajit Balakrishnan’s comment “Let us not assume users want Indian languages” got me to think why people think Indian languages are not “wanted” on the internet.  I wasn’t at that conference, so I don’t know what was exactly said.  My thoughts and reactions are completely based on Medianama’s post.

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Latest India Online survey shows languages are the way to go

The latest results from JuxtConsult India Online 2008 are interesting [PR: English, KannadaMalayalam, Tamil, Telugu], Read more on Latest India Online survey shows languages are the way to go…