Online voices of offline people

Only 36% of news on the Internet is about women in India. Social networking platforms such as Twitter are male-dominated, with men taking up 64% of news space. However, when it comes to online reporters, India outnumbers most countries with 59% women, while neighbouring Bangladesh does not have a single woman involved in reporting news…

AirJaldi and Zaya get grants from Microsoft’s Affordable Access Initiative

Rural broadband player AirJaldi and education startup Zaya Learning Labs are recipients of Microsoft’s Affordable Access Initiative grants from India, the company announced on its blog. Microsoft started the Affordable Access Initiative last November bring affordable Internet access to underserved markets around the world. Microsoft added that it is taking learnings from their TV White…