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Net Neutrality and Trai: A principle-driven fight was won today but battle for connectivity continues

Feb 08, 2016

Net Neutrality and Trai: A principle-driven fight was won today but battle for connectivity continues

With its decision on net neutrality, Trai taught us a valuable lesson – principle holds merit. The million voices of average citizens can bring about change. #facebook #Internet #InMyOpinion #TRAI #Net neutrality #Savetheinternet #Free Basics
Maharashtra tops 'internet readiness' among states, says report

Feb 08, 2016

Maharashtra tops 'internet readiness' among states, says report

Maharashtra ranks at the top in terms of internet readiness with a strong position in areas like e-infrastructure, eGovernance and IT services. #India #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Karnataka #Maharashtra #IAMAI #Shareworthy #internet readiness #industry body report
Govt aims to increase digital literacy to at least 50% in three years, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Feb 04, 2016

Govt aims to increase digital literacy to at least 50% in three years, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

In the next three years, the government aims to take digital literacy to at least 50 percent from the current level of 15 percent, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in New Delhi on Thursday. #Internet #BJP #TheySaidIt #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Digital literacy #NDA #Communications and IT Minister
Thank you, PM Modi: India needs free access to the internet more than it needs Free Basics

Feb 04, 2016

Thank you, PM Modi: India needs free access to the internet more than it needs Free Basics

It’s been encouraging to see TRAI stand up to Facebook while dealing with it on the issue of Free Basics. And with the PM’s office expressing its dissatisfaction, it’s a clear indication that the voice of citizens are being heard loud and clear. #Silicon Valley #Internet #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Mark Zuckerberg #Free Basics #Facebook India
Thai junta pressures Facebook, Line to censor online posts | Reuters

Jan 31, 2016

Thai junta pressures Facebook, Line to censor online posts | Reuters

BANGKOK Thailand's military government will try to persuade media companies Facebook and Line to comply with court orders to remove content it considers harmful to peace and order, a senior official said Sunday. The junta-appointed NRSA advisory council plans to meet executives from the two companies in the next three months, council member Major General Pisit Paoin told Reuters. The government has been granted court orders for the removal of content that damages the country and the monarchy and affects peace and order, which companies have rarely complied with #United States #Internet #Middle East #science #Argentina #opinion
Tune in: Australian alternative music radio station Triple J's Hottest 100 is among the most-awaited election results of the year

Jan 30, 2016

Tune in: Australian alternative music radio station Triple J's Hottest 100 is among the most-awaited election results of the year

What this all means though is that even while the programme is also an excuse for eight hours of some good ol’ drunken revelry at a couple of thousand ‘listening parties’, the Hottest 100 is considered a very important gauge of an act’s popularity #BuzzPatrol #Music #Internet Radio #F Weekend #Triple J Hottest 100 #Australia Day #Music countdown
Indian start-ups at risk as investors close taps, PM Modi's Rs 10000 cr fund falls short

Jan 20, 2016

Indian start-ups at risk as investors close taps, PM Modi's Rs 10000 cr fund falls short

According to a new report by CB Insights and KPMG, venture capital investments in India's start-ups nearly halved to $1.5 billion in fourth-quarter 2015 from July-September #Bank of America Merrill Lynch #start-ups #E-Commerce #Flipkart #Snapdeal #venture capitalists #PM Modi #Indian Internet
Startup India: Food-tech sector has seen ups and downs, but still promises to grow

Jan 16, 2016

Startup India: Food-tech sector has seen ups and downs, but still promises to grow

As per data compiled by Tracxn, there were 335 online ordering start-ups in India at the end of 2015 #Yelp #Internet penetration #Burrp #Foodpanda #Startup India #food-tech sector #food guides