India's growing focus on Internet services being provided in regional languages got a major push with W3C India getting its own space, the government releasing a Text to Speech and OCR software, for regional languages and Twitter unveiling their Hindi website.
Manan Kakkar surveys the technology market in India.
Telecommunication engineer with a keen interest in end-user technology and a News junkie, I share my thoughts while preparing for my Master's in Information Management.
Caleb lives in San Francisco and comes from a non-traditional background of molecular biology research and developing products and strategy for high-tech companies. He mostly covers the developing Indian technology market for ZDNET.
The CBI's investigations into the failure of the passenger processing system at Delhi's IGI airport on 29th June show that the incident was the result of a possible cyber attack.
Yahoo and D-Link in India are taking steps to help Indian consumers access multimedia content more easily. After launching a Hindi-cinema streaming catalogue, Yahoo has tied up with TV content distributors. D-Link on the other hand has launched their Boxee Box in India.
Google India's benevolent initiative of driving an Internet connected bus into deep villages of India has helped many Indians see what the Internet is for the first time. Yahoo India is also working with schools to setup labs that will help students learn about Internet technologies.
Local companies offering restaurant reviews, information, ability to order and book tables online are growing.
Minister of State in the Ministry of Defense made a statement that state-owned electronic equipment manufacturer for the armed forces has been advised not to source critical encryption components from China.
Tata Sky is offering Internet based streaming to set top boxes and Yahoo India introduced MoviePlex—an online catalog of several Indian movies followed by YouTube introducing ad-supported movies.
Powered by Android and the Android Marketplace, operators and low-cost mobile manufacturers are introducing affordable tablets for the India consumer.
As part of an initiative to go paperless, members of the Indian Parliament are being offered tablet computers for office use. Parliamentarians will be reimbursed upto 50,000 INR ($1,000) under the updated Computer Equipment Provision rules.
Three of the top stories in the past two months have an Indian connections. An Indian who conned the tech media, HCL involved in the News International phone hacking controversy and an Indian who led S&P's decision to downgrade US credit rating.