E-beacons turn Dharavi a business hotspot


Last May, Chinmay Parab, a second-year Master’s student of interaction design at the Industrial Design Center (IDC) in IIT Powai, was pleasantly surprised to find that not only did the leather craftsmen in the area have access to high-speed internet — usually a WiFi router shared between several shops near each other — they were adept at video chats and using apps like IMO and WhatsApp. They also used Google’s voice search because, as it turned out
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