Subha Panigrahi answers two questions: What is the state of Indian-language Wikipedia projects? What does India have to take from and give to Wikipedia?
Like other hackathons, IndiaHacks has experienced a large increase in participation since it began two years ago. In the most recent event, 2,300 people participated, and more than 50,000 people have registered already for 2016, including 10,000 for the open source track.
The Government of India (GOI) has adopted a comprehensive and supportive open source policy. It builds on their earlier efforts to adopt open standards for procurement.
Priyanka Nag explains why learning about Mozilla was love at first site, and how the open source project and her role in its community are helping deliver an open web to India.
The Government of India has implemented a remarkable new policy-level change for open source software (OSS) deployment. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has asked that open source software-based applications be included in Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for all new... Read more
The Wikimedia community will gather in Odisha's capital of Bhubaneswar on June 3 to celebrate Odia Wikipedia's 13th anniversary.
One volunteer's story of Mozilla's Coincidental Work Week in Portland, Oregon.
The government of India has recently announced a big push into open source as a part of its Digital Initiative. For a country of more than a billion people and thousands of government organizations, it is hope for the faltering free and open source software communities there. Indian native and... Read more
This week, the FUEL project will hold the 2nd annual FUEL GILT Conference on November 14 and 15, 2014 in Pune, India. The event will be hosting several presentations, discussions, and workshops about various topics related to globalization, internationalization, localization, and translation.
Firefox for mobile, codenamed Fennec, is the build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser for devices such as Android smartphones and tablet computers. These 12 Indic languages represent the largest number of new languages that have been shipped in a single Fennec release. So, a little belated, the... Read more