Digital India


Digital india is an initiative by the prime minister of india Mr.NarendraModi to make india a digitally empowered society.The program is projected at Rs 1,13,000 crore which will prepare the country for knowledge-based transformation.It will focus on providing high speed internet services to its citizens and make services available in real time for both online and mobile platform. Digital India also aims to transform ease of doing business in the country.


1.Digital Infrastructure as a Core Utility to Every Citizen

2.Governance and Services on Demand

3.Digital Empowerment of Citizens

As the methodology and approach states that Public Private Partnerships would be preferred wherever feasible to implement e-Governance projects with adequate management and strategic control. Modi approached the Top companies ceo’s in silicon valley and got strategic investment from companies like

GOOGLE to help in setting up base for 500 free wifi stations

MICROSOFT to set up cloud computing systems and to bring low cost broadband tech to 5 lakh villages

Qualcomm is going to invest $150 million in indian stratups based on internet of Everything and mobile ecosystem and an innovation lab at benguluru.

Facebook is showing its support by letting people change profile picture in tricolour indian flag format


Quick Bytes

Lenovo caught 3rd time pre-installing spyware in its laptops and workstations without the knowledge of user

Biggest Hack on Apple App store : Researchers found that some 39 ios apps got infected and increased exponentially to 4000 after discovery of “XcodeGhost malware“. Detailed info available at Applehack

Adobe Releases 23 security updates for flash player

Yahoo open sourced  Gryffin a web application security tool to improve the safety of the Web for everyone. Its available on Github 

Super Cheap computer (C.H.I.P)

Worlds first super cheap computer at a cost of $9 dollars raised more than pledge goal of $50,000 dollars.About 39,560 backers pledged $2,071,927 to help bring this project to life.This was created by an oakland based company NEXT THING CO.This tiny computer helps us to do our work,teach,surf what not its very useful and powerful as it comes with 1Ghz processor,512 MB RAM,4GB storage,bluetooth and wifi connectivity.Interesting things about C.H.I.P are its tiny,portable,cheap,rich features,open source os with a great GUI and many apps in it.