Privatisation ahead, go slow!

Hearing looks at Internet name privatization plan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department will hold a Wednesday hearing on the government’s September deadline to give up control over Internet domain names, a schedule that some high-tech...

Small town PC boom

According to hardware industry association MAIT, PC sales in India crossed the 5-million mark. What’s significant about the report is the growth of PC sales in smaller towns. The growth rate is 35%. According to the news report in ET:”Aggressive pricing...

eReadiness: Country data

Try the eReadiness country data. Here’s what I got for Brazil, China and India: India has to do a lot more to improve its teledensity, to put it mildly. Although the diagram is drawn from figures for 1999, the figure for 2003 is looks a lot better for India; it...

The Bill of Media Rights

The Bill of Media Rights ostensibly concerns the media situation in the United States. But please do read the Bill. We in India too are in need of a “free and vibrant media”. While for media owners the rising newspaper circulation figures are indicative of markets...