India Is Building the Infrastructure for a Truly Digital Economy

Silicon Valley fancies itself the global leader in innovation. Its leaders hype technologies such as bitcoin and blockchain, which some claim are the greatest inventions since the Internet. They are so complex that only a few mathematicians can understand them, and they require massive computing resources to operate—yet billions of dollars are invested in them. India may […] […]

Feed this trashcan for free wifi

wifibin-rubbish-india-environentThinkScream have created a smart trashcan, which provides 15 minutes of connectivity to people who throw away rubbish.

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In India, e-commerce collection at metro stations

newdehlistations-ecommerce-delivery-logistics-Customers will soon be able to collect their e-commerce purchases from kiosks at ten Metro stations in New Delhi.

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Design museum for Mumbai’s makers

design-museum-dharavi-makerDesign Museum Dharavi is a mobile platform for local makers to connect with clients, run workshops and promote social change in the Indian ‘slum’.

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New OS makes smartphones available to emerging Indian market

mumbia mobile phone CCIndus OS has redesigned and simplified the Android operating system, offering a keyboard that features 12 regional Indian languages.

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In India, order a pizza truck on-demand

rocketchefs-food-truck-ondemandDelivery service Rocketchefs takes the kitchen to the customer using their app-ordered mobile food trucks.

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Low-cost newborn incubator for developing countries

Photo: MFerBabyLifeBox will provide a low-cost solution to emergency neonatal care in regions where access to life-saving equipment is limited.

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Modular roofing panels are an affordable, eco-friendly alternative

modroof1-india-affordable-recycledModRoof is an affordable roofing alternative that is constructed from recycled materials including packaging and agricultural waste.

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Reducing poverty through recycling

plastics2Plastics For Change is spearheading ‘fair trade’ recycling, which will see waste pickers paid fair prices for the plastic they collect.

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Mumbai taxis provide platform for young Indian designers

taxifabric1Taxi Fabric will transform a fleet of taxis using prints created by promising young designers, to portray the power and joy of design.

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