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Hackathon in India to Focus on Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology - NEWSBTC - newsBTC

Hackathon in India to Focus on Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology - NEWSBTC - newsBTC | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The first hackathon to be held in India will reportedly focus on bitcoin and blockchain technology.
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Greenpeace says India office may shut down in a month - BBC News

Greenpeace says India office may shut down in a month - BBC News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Environmental group Greenpeace says it may be forced to shut down in India in a month because the government has frozen its bank accounts.
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Here's why Facebook's Internet.org is crumbling in India

Here's why Facebook's Internet.org is crumbling in India | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A group of Internet companies have withdrawn support from Internet.org, the buzzy Facebook-backed service that aims to bring people in developing countries online, following a backlash in India over net neutrality.
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An Indian Teacher on Education

Open Knowledge Versus Paywalled Journals: The Trend Forward For Developing Nations Like India

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A Demand For Net Neutrality Roils India, Campaign Reaches Crescendo - Forbes

A Demand For Net Neutrality Roils India, Campaign Reaches Crescendo - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In an unparalleled, passionate campaign, India’s internet users have sent nearly 400,000 emails in the past three days asking the country’s telecom regulator to safeguard internet neutrality.
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Uber Launches Auto Rickshaw Service In India, Allows Cash Payments For First Time

Uber Launches Auto Rickshaw Service In India, Allows Cash Payments For First Time | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 India’s taxi app hailing war is heating up. This morning, details of Ola’s latest $310 million funding round surfaced, and just hours later, Uber has introduced its first service that allows cash payments in the country.
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India’s “Water Gandhi” harvests rainwater to transform dust bowls into lush agricultural areas

India’s “Water Gandhi” harvests rainwater to transform dust bowls into lush agricultural areas | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Rajendra Singh has received the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize for the rainwater harvesting initiatives that he has implemented in drought-stricken areas of India.
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LSE Cities Priya Shankar writes piece for openDemocracy

Priya Shankar’s piece, The carnival of the ‘common man’, looks at the Indian government’s  national ‘smart cities’ agenda in the context of whether this can best serve the needs and improve living conditions for ordinary people.
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Uber ties with Internet arm of large media group in India - PCWorld

Uber ties with Internet arm of large media group in India - PCWorld | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The company is facing scrutiny from Indian regulators and bad publicity in the country after an alleged rape by one of its drivers
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Sharing Economy: Is India ready for it?

Sharing Economy: Is India ready for it? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The ‘sharing economy’ model, which allows users access to things they don’t want to buy or own, is gaining a lot of currency in recent years. But is India ready for it?
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Instituting the Freedom to Share - The Hindu

Instituting the Freedom to Share - The Hindu | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A national innovation policy must respect the legal protections for sharing as much as those for owning
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Care About Global Climate Change? Then Fight Local Air Pollution

Care About Global Climate Change? Then Fight Local Air Pollution | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Air pollution outside Delhi, India. (Flickr/Jean-Etienne Minh Duy Poirrer) This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
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Garry Rogers's curator insight, February 27, 1:33 PM

Yes.  This is a fight we've been loosing for 40 years.  It's time to try harder.  Perhaps our President would help?

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Privacy vs transparency

Privacy vs transparency | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

After the Snowden affair, the rise of social media and the sharing economy, some corporations and governments would like us to believe that ‘privacy is dead’. Privacy should not and cannot be dead as that would mean that security is also dead. It is technically impossible to construct a secure information system without privacy as a precondition. And, conversely, it is impossible to guarantee privacy without security as a precondition.



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Making Co-op Principles contemporary - Indian Cooperative

Making Co-op Principles contemporary - Indian Cooperative | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Seven Cooperative Principles all cooperatives swear by globally and which came in handy to the Supreme Court of India in disposing an important case of
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Net neutrality: Net activism packs a punch - Times of India

Net neutrality: Net activism packs a punch - Times of India | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A few months ago, not many had heard of net neutrality. But a combination of humour, solid research and a practical game plan turned a nerdy cause into an online movement.
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Net Neutrality Argument Grows Louder in India, Internet.org Hit

Net Neutrality Argument Grows Louder in India, Internet.org Hit | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A group of India's leading technology and Internet firms has pulled out of Facebook's flagship effort to get billions more people online.
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Unocoin, Purse.io to Turn Mechanical Turk into Rupees

Unocoin, Purse.io to Turn Mechanical Turk into Rupees | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
India-based bitcoin exchange Unocoin partners with Purse.io to complete the cycle from Mechanical Turk to Indian rupees.
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Ola, Uber’s Main Rival In India, Refuels Its Tank With $315M In New Funding

Ola, Uber’s Main Rival In India, Refuels Its Tank With $315M In New Funding | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Ola, the taxi-calling app that is one of Uber’s biggest competitors in India, has raised $315 million in new funding from DST Global, as well as returning investors Tiger Global, Steadview Capital, and Accel Partners.
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Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021

Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“India 3D Printer Market (2015-2021)” is a report from 6Wresearch covering the 3D printer market, and it’s broken down by technology, application, end uses and region. It’s a report that offers estimates and forecasts...
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J Group Robotics Announces Launch of Dimension Delta 3D Printers in India, Other Expansion Ideas Loom

J Group Robotics Announces Launch of Dimension Delta 3D Printers in India, Other Expansion Ideas Loom | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
While India may not yet be on par with the U.S. and Europe when it comes to 3D design and 3D printing, J Group Robotics, headed by C.E.O. Vaibhav Jariwala, is certainly working ambitiously to...
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Uber And Ola Ordered To Stop Operating In New Delhi Until They Obtain Taxi Licenses

Uber And Ola Ordered To Stop Operating In New Delhi Until They Obtain Taxi Licenses | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Car-hailing apps Uber and Ola have received a new warning from the New Delhi transport authorities, ordering both to stop operations until their applications for taxi licenses have finished processing.
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The authorities in New Delhi have put a stop to Uber until its drivers are conducting business legally by obtaining a taxi licence.

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Sharing Economy: Is India ready for it? - Financial Express

Sharing Economy: Is India ready for it? - Financial Express | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The ‘sharing economy’ model, which allows users access to things they don’t want to buy or own, is gaining a lot of currency in recent years. But is India ready for it?
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Ola, Uber’s Big Rival In India, Introduces Food Ordering Service

Ola, Uber’s Big Rival In India, Introduces Food Ordering Service | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Ola, the SoftBank-backed taxi-hailing service in India, is taking a leaf out of the Uber playbook after it launched a food ordering service. Read More
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Bangalore Open Source Hardware Association

Bangalore Open Source Hardware Association | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This is a group for everyone interested to explore, learn and innovate with Open Source Hardware.
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Asia Times Online :: A new political optimism in India

Asia Times Online. The Asia News Hub providing the latest news and analysis regarding economics, events and trends in business, economy and politics throughout Asia.
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