Helping new developers find their footing

An independent mobile app store is providing new developers visibility and reach to relevant audience. It’s hard to imagine a mobile phone user who has not downloaded free or paid mobile applications, or apps, from an online store. The numbers are only set to increase. Research firm Gartner Inc. predicts that by the end of…

From inspiration to innovation

Capitalizing on the lack of a Siri-like app for Android users, Dexetra created Iris a few days after iPhone’s launch. Bangalore: Since 2005, the year Apple Inc.’s iPhone debuted, interfaces that employ the human hand as the tool of interaction have become ubiquitous. The iPhone’s latest version, released in October, goes a step ahead and…

Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on ‘Internet Rights, Accessibility, Regulation & Ethics’

Right to Internet for Right to information “Internet can be instrumental to curb the media sensation” Stated by socio-political activist Aruna Roy in the half-day national consultation on ‘Internet Rights, Accessibility, Regulation & Ethics’ on May 3, 2012 at New Delhi. The consultation programme was organized by the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and Association for…

Active Citizens using Social Media to Push for Peace among Afghanistan, India and Pakistan

The Pul‐e‐Jawan program kick‐started at Kabul in September 2011 when fifteen citizen Journalists, five each from from Afghanistan, India and Pakistan met, debated and collaborated to create a common ground to bring peace in this region. The Kabul forum has led to Pul‐e‐Jawan forums within India and Pakistan to encourage more citizens to express themselves…

eNGO Workshop in Karachi, Pakistan on 10th May 2012

In yet another successful venture of eNGO Program, Digital Empowerment Foundation with support from Public Interest Registry organized “eNGO Network of Pakistan” workshop in Karachi, Pakistan on 10th May 2012. The workshop was held in PILER (Pakistan Institute for Labour Education & Research) auditorium and hosted 23 delegates participating from 19 organisations in and around…