The last Presidential elections in the US (2016) were overshadowed by many controversies, one of the main ones being the Russians were able to influence many American voters on Facebook. Post the US elections, other countries too warned Facebook of meddling with their elections (Germany).
Google has been focusing on Indian languages for the past few years to increase the usage of its products in India. English uses have saturated in India
Highlights from this interesting presentation by Benedict Evans about what changes we could see with the increase of the number of smartphones around the world, Read more on Smartphones in use, moving from 2.5 billion to 5 billion…
Google India has taken the initiative of working with various stake holders of the internet eco system in India to grow Indian Languages on the internet. Through this effort, India is expected to from the internet user base from the current 250 million to 500 million by 2017, a majority of whom will be from mobile internet users.
The first ever Indic Android Hackathon was held in Bangalore on Feb 21, 2014 to discuss Indic on Android.