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How brands are hurting themselves with pan-India “Hinglish” ads

How brands are hurting themselves with pan-India “Hinglish” ads

There are millions who know only a smattering of Hindi.

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From a meditative tune to an effervescent disco banger, our favorite tracks from this week Fiona Apple: The Whole of the Moon Five years after Fiona Apple wrote and recorded “Container” for the
How Indians prefer their internet: genuine content, mobile-first, and short-video

How Indians prefer their internet: genuine content, mobile-first, and short-video

The report also captures India’s rapid rise as a mobile-first country.
South Asian languages like Malayalam and Bengali are among the fastest growing in the US

South Asian languages like Malayalam and Bengali are among the fastest growing in the US

The share of people in the US speaking languages such as Malayalam and Bengali is increasing fast.
Indian women are YouTube-ing their way out of gender stereotypes

Indian women are YouTube-ing their way out of gender stereotypes

From nearly zero women creators in 2015 to a strong community of over 120 in 2019.
Did Modi just weigh in on India’s “national language” debate?

Did Modi just weigh in on India’s “national language” debate?

The Indian prime minister spoke at the 2019 Bloomberg Global Business Forum.
InMobi’s newly-created lockscreen technology business just raised $45 million

InMobi’s newly-created lockscreen technology business just raised $45 million

Glance has raised funds from Ayan Royan and Peter Thiel's Mithril Capital.
[Update: Spanish and Portuguese] Google's Bolo helps children read and understand English and Hindi

[Update: Spanish and Portuguese] Google's Bolo helps children read and understand English and Hindi

Update 1: 2019/09/10 1:34am PDT Spanish and Portuguese You can't underestimate the benefits of a good education, and one of the first pillars of that is the ability to read. When I travelled to
OTT platforms may dethrone TV as the first stop for entertainment in India

OTT platforms may dethrone TV as the first stop for entertainment in India

The trend is visible in big cities, and small towns.
Over 200 years ago, a Russian musician became a pioneer of Bengali theatre

Over 200 years ago, a Russian musician became a pioneer of Bengali theatre

Gerasim Lebedev was born in Yaroslavl, Russia, in 1749.

Amazon adds Hindi to the Alexa Skills Kit

Users of Amazon’s voice assistant will soon be able to talk to Alexa in Hindi. Amazon announced today that it has added a Hindi voice model to its Alexa Skills Kit for developers. Alexa developers can
“Autonomous”: Is AR Rahman hinting at what Tamils want in India?

“Autonomous”: Is AR Rahman hinting at what Tamils want in India?

The soft-spoken musician's messaging is significant.