Daily Archives: December 25, 2012

Government of India Generates Hundreds of FLOSS Promotional Videos

“Do you know that the Government is planning to provide the next generation Aakash devices at a cost not exceeding Rs. 1,138 to the students?  The details of this proposal are summarised in this letter.  This letter has been sent … Continue reading

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China market: November mobile phone users grow to 1.104 billion, says MIIT

“There were 1.104 billion subscribers to mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2012″ see China market: November mobile phone users grow to 1.104 billion, says MIIT. That’s 80% of the population, folks. No longer is … Continue reading

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Sharks Circle Low Priced Tablet Market

“Asustek’s new 7-inch tablet will focus on emerging markets including India and China, while Lenovo and Samsung Electronics are also preparing products with similar specifications and price levels, but will first observe Acer and Asustek’s competition before releasing their products.” … Continue reading

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European Governments and FLOSS

Joinup has a couple of articles linked below which describe positive and negative forces affecting adoption of FLOSS in four European countries: UK, France, Spain and Germany. A major driver is cost, “There are administrations that are saving 65 percent … Continue reading

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