"India" tag

We Strongly Believe In FOSS Philosophy: Unmukti

Open source has always been considered to be complicated, which merits intensive training and learning. But nowadays, we have firms like Unmukti, who share their open source know-how with small and medium start-ups…

The TutorVista team

TutorVista: Using Open Source in Digital Education

TutorVista, a digital tutoring website, uses open source software to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. TutorVista is an online tutoring service that was founded in 2005. Its operations are entirely…

Bruno Georges, Red Hat's Enterprise Application Platforms Engineering group

About JBoss Application Server 7 and Goals for 2012: An Interview

The JBoss’ Users and Developers Conference (JUDCon) was held in January at Bangalore, and featured discussions by top open source developers from around the world. Bruno Georges, currently heading Red Hat’s Enterprise Application…

Internationalisation and localisation

Localisation: An Introduction

This article is aimed at language computing enthusiasts interested in using computing devices in their native language, developers interested in supporting localisation, linguists interested in understanding translation issues, and business managers exploring the…

Gianugo Rabellino, senior director of Open Source Communities, Microsoft

Microsoft: We Don’t Compete with Linux, But with Linux Vendors

With initiatives like the Imagine Cup and PhoneGap Meetup, Microsoft is surely taking many steps forward to engage with open source communities across the globe, including India. At the sidelines of OSI Days…

C N Krishnan, programme director, AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University

M.Sc. in FOSS from Anna University: AU-KBC’s C. N. Krishnan Throws Some Light

The real bottleneck in the growth of FOSS in India is inadequate and commercially sustainable deployment with ‘real world users’… Under Anna University’s new two-year online distance education programme, students can pursue an…

Healthcare can't wait!

Exploring Software: Easier Healthcare Using IT

This article is not so much about trying out any software as about the need we all feel for reliable care-givers for the elderly and terminally ill. Since this is not something for…

A communication channel

Voices Across the Digital Divide — Using Audio Portals to Connect Communities

Human beings are the only species on earth with the ability to communicate complex ideas through language. Speaking and listening have been the basis of human society since people started living in communities….

In-memory database

The Importance of In-memory Databases

It has been predicted that in-memory computing will be one of the Top 10 technologies of 2012. In-memory databases (IMDBs) are a critical part of this paradigm. Through this introductory article, let’s get…

Samartha Raghava Nagabhushanam

Aseema CEO: High Time Non-telecom Device Engineers Latch on to Android Skills

Android has always been associated with the telecom industry, being an OS for mobile phones and tablets. Few are aware of the use of Android in other areas of the electronics sector. Aseema…

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