IOJ Desk

Typepad blocked: A bizarre move

My ISP BSNL hasn't blocked Typepad, yet. But Nikhil Pahwa and Shivam Vij (Crazy internet censorship time in India, again « Kafila) are reporting that the government has explicitly asked ISPs to block the blogging service. As Shivam observes, unlike earlier when one...

Key points from Touch Press’ Gray

These ingredients should probably be part of any web content team:Wolfram Research co-founder Gray and his Touch Press may be future of e-books, publishing | ZDNetHere are his three key ingredients next-gen interactive e-books: * “You need an author that’s not a...

Tharoor’s Net stock

The setting up of supporttharoor.org is the democratic right of either Sebastian Fuhrmann or his employers, especially if they are sitting in far-off Germany. It also seems to be fulfilling a need of those who actually think that "an educated, world-renowned,...

Reaching for the stars

If minister of state for communications and IT, Sachin Pilot, is to be believed, India will be a fully wired country pretty soon. The minister says that the Rs.17,000 crore ($3.5 billion) in the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) will be utilised to connect...