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Smartphone apps hold relevance for India

Smartphones are poised to get only smarter and new apps are significant for markets like India, such as a software and smartphone accessory developed at MIT that can perform eye tests.

October 30, 2012 by Swati Prasad


Media gets a taste of its own medicine

A reverse sting by industrialist Naveen Jindal on a television channel is probably a blessing for the dying concept of free media. Hopefully, it will raise both news quality and ethical standards in the Indian media.

October 28, 2012 by Swati Prasad


ATMs in India to double to 200,000 by 2016

A report points out that regulatory changes relating to financial inclusion, increasing penetration and white-label ATMs will be the main drivers for future growth for India's ATM industry.

October 11, 2012 by Swati Prasad

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2013 will be crucial year for broadband

Gurgaon-headquartered Radius Infratel recently announced retail broadband users in nine Indian cities would have access to ultra-fast download speeds of 1Gbps by mid-2013.

October 10, 2012 by Swati Prasad

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Indians deserve healthcare portals, too

There is a dearth of online resources helping locals, particularly in the rural areas, to find a good doctor or hospital that suits their needs despite there being many sites facilitating medical tourism for foreigners.

October 4, 2012 by Swati Prasad


Indian govt shouldn't restrict Internet use

Internet is an indispensible tool for governance in a free democracy, says India's Union Minister for Communications and IT, who calls for industry stakeholders to help build a roadmap for the sector.

September 27, 2012 by Swati Prasad


Understand the medium before regulating it

There is complete lack of understanding of the Internet among governments across the world. Until we make sense of the Internet, isn’t it better to regulate it with the same rules and regulations that govern our everyday lives?

September 24, 2012 by Swati Prasad

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