libraries

  • Nasscom Foundation gets $4.78M from the Gates Foundation to support tech programs in Indian public libraries

    Nasscom Foundation gets $4.78M from the Gates Foundation to support tech programs in Indian public libraries

    Public libraries are often overlooked, but they can be just as essential as tech companies to making sure the Internet is accessible to all. India’s Nasscom Foundation, which wants to improve computer and other tech services at libraries throughout India, announced this week that it has received a $4.78 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support its mission. Read More

  • The End Of The Library Crunch Network

    The End Of The Library

    A simple link. That’s all it took to unleash a hailstorm of angry emails, messages, tweets, and comments. Why? I dared wonder if libraries will continue to exist in the future. I mean, it’s not that crazy a notion, right? (If you’re a librarian, you’re not allowed to answer that.) Read More

  • Verious Launches First Marketplace For Mobile App Components

    Verious Launches First Marketplace For Mobile App Components

    Today, TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Verious is launching the world’s first marketplace for mobile application components – that is, the libraries, the SDKs (software development kits), the add-ons, the open source code and other third-party services which specifically cater to mobile app developers. Until now, there hasn’t been a centralized repository of these… Read More