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BlackBerry Curve 9220 Comes To India BlackBerry Curve 9220 Comes To India
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Research In Motion has launched the BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India, the company announced today. The Cuvre 9220 is meant to be an affordable and easy-to-use option for Indian customers who want a BlackBerry. The Curve 9220 will hit stores …

Indian Railways To Get Google Maps Real-Time Info Indian Railways To Get Google Maps Real-Time Info

Several areas in the world have been gifted the trans-communication treat that is real-time information provided by Google Maps. The next country in line to get the travel info service may be India by way of Indian Railways. Fixing GPS …

PayPal Bringing Its Services To China And India PayPal Bringing Its Services To China And India

PayPal is one of the largest names in the online payment industry. It makes it super easy to make online transactions across national borders. Making the transactions with other people within your borders is a bit trickier if you happen …

Twitter Local Trends Come To New Indian Cities Twitter Local Trends Come To New Indian Cities
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Twitter trends are used by people in a variety of ways – whether it’s to jump into the discussion on a popular topic or to gauge the pulse of a particular area. For those concerned about the latter, Twitter’s local …

Indian ISPs Ordered To Block Over 100 Sites, SOPA Comparisons Raised Indian ISPs Ordered To Block Over 100 Sites, SOPA Comparisons Raised
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Nearly 400 Internet service providers in India have been ordered to block over 100 music sites by the Calcutta High Court. The Indian Music Industry (IMI) trade group (basically India’s version of the RIAA), which is made up of 142 …

Google Earth Helps Reunite Indian Family After 24 Years Google Earth Helps Reunite Indian Family After 24 Years
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I remember the first time I used Google Earth to look at satellite photos of my house. It was a little bit scary, but it was even more awesome. At the time I couldn’t imagine any practical application for the …

Facebook Down in India Facebook Down in India

On the day Facebook began trial in India for failing to censor objectionable religious content from its site, it has been reported that its service was down this morning in parts of that country. Facebook was down on desktops due …

Google, Facebook Trial in India Moving Slowly Google, Facebook Trial in India Moving Slowly

Today Facebook and Google were set to stand trial in New Delhi over failing to censor objectionable religious material from their social networking sites, only to find that justice in India moves very slowly. Attorneys representing the companies showed up …

Facebook, Google Stand Trial In India Facebook, Google Stand Trial In India
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Facebook and Google are set to stand trial in a Delhi court tomorrow for failing to censor offensive religious material on their social networks. If convicted, executives from both companies could face jail time, along with hefty fines, highlighting the …

Facebook Bans Indian Pages That Feature C-word Facebook Bans Indian Pages That Feature C-word
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The All Assam Chutia Students’ Union in India questioned Facebook yesterday for for taking thousands of accounts in the Chutia community offline. The Union thinks that Facebook likely believes all the account deleted were spam or fake, because the word …

Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs
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Google can now add a launching pad for female entrepreneurs to their long list of accomplishments. As reported today on their blog, they recently began a program called Women Entrepreneurs On The Web, or WEOW. The program was created specifically …

Cloud Computing To Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015 Cloud Computing To Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015

According to a new study by IDC, the growth of cloud computing is on track to create nearly 14 million new jobs globally by 2015. IDC’s research, which was commissioned by Microsoft, predicts revenues from cloud innovation could reach $1.1 …

Google To Indian Court: Objectionable Content Has Been Removed Google To Indian Court: Objectionable Content Has Been Removed
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Last month, a court in India ordered Google (among other web companies) to remove content from its search results that the court found to be objectionable on the grounds that it offended India’s religion and culture. Google complied with the …

YouTube Is Now In Four More Indian Languages YouTube Is Now In Four More Indian Languages

YouTube is one step closer to becoming a global video content delivery site by adding four new languages to the site – all of them being regional languages in India. Aditi Rajwanshi, YouTube India partner manager, announced today in a …

Yahoo! Seeks to Avoid Lawsuit in India Yahoo! Seeks to Avoid Lawsuit in India

Yahoo! filed to be removed from a mass lawsuit against various social networking sites reportedly accused of hosting offensive religious content. The lawsuit in question has stood, despite Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal recently denying that the Indian government supports …

Indian Government Won’t Censor Social Media Indian Government Won’t Censor Social Media
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According to Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal, no Indian government will ever crack down on social media, to try to calm fears of China-like censorship of sites like Google and Facebook. Still, a Delhi trial court recently forced 21 websites …

Microsoft Store India Hacked, Passwords Leaked Microsoft Store India Hacked, Passwords Leaked

The Indian Microsoft store Web site has been hacked. The Web site is currently inaccessible, but it previously feature a message from a hacker group called EvilShadowTeam. From the language used in the hack and those claiming responsibility, the attack …

Vandals Deface Cleric’s Website Over Google, Facebook Complaints Vandals Deface Cleric’s Website Over Google, Facebook Complaints

Hackers have defaced the website of the Muslim cleric who petitioned the government of India concerning “objectionable” content on Facebook, Google, and other search and social networking sites. The website, FatwaOnline, is sponsored by the Islamic Peace Foundation of India …

Google Begins Censoring Content In India Google Begins Censoring Content In India
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Google and Facebook, among others, have begun complying with demands by the government of India that they filter religiously and socially objectionable content from their sites. A court in Dehli gave several internet companies – including Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and …

Amazon.com Speculated To Launch in India, Calls Itself Junglee.com Amazon.com Speculated To Launch in India, Calls Itself Junglee.com
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Sources say that Amazon.com is developing a website for India called Junglee.com. According to the source, the page isn’t operational as of yet, but it is reportedly still in the developmental stages. Amazon.com is already preparing to launch a marketplace …

Google Smartphone Apps On Top In India Google Smartphone Apps On Top In India
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Google’s Android has blown onto the scene in India. Since the behemoth growth of Android in India in 2011, the country has exploded to the forefront in terms of shipment. A Nielsen Informate panel discovered Android users in India spent …