Rising regulatory scrutiny, increased tax demands & threat from Chinese cos is what Pichai is staring at.
There’s no restriction on other kinds of personal information, partially taking into account the demands of global companies such as Google and Facebook, while aiming to safeguard data sovereignty. The Bill, which has not been made public yet, will be introduced in the current session of Parliament on “priority”.
Chief Operating Officer Abhishek Sinha said the new-age business opportunities in aviation sector call for a “transformative” approach including fresh ideas, elaborate evaluation of best-fit technology solution and capability to accelerate business growth through innovation.
Gaming is one of its most important verticals for YouTube in India, amid rising competition within the video category, with new entrants like the Chinese ByteDance-owned short-videos platform TikTok disrupting its unchallenged market.
"When I joined, the priority was in terms of stability and continuity. It was the first and foremost goal for me, given whatever happened in the past. Stability and continuity were the focus in the first 90 days, but now the focus is shifting to growth," Chatterjee told ET in his first interview after he took over.
The newly specialized unit will collect, collate and disseminate information regarding publication, transmission, creation, collection, seeking, browsing, downloading, advertising, promoting, exchanging, distribution of information relating to online child sexual abuse and exploitation. It also also handle investigation of such offences.
Quora said India is one of its fastest growing markets with over 70 million monthly unique visitors in English. Quora is also currently available in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Tamil, and will soon be available in Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu.
Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information to law enforcement agencies if it has a good reason to believe that the matter involves imminent risk of serious physical injury or death.
GlobalData said that the average outsourcing contract deal size amongst the Indian IT services vendors has come down to $17.2 million in the first half of this year from $22.9 million during the same period last year. Similarly, the average contract duration for Indian vendors has come down from 40.2 months to 35.8 months during the same period, it added.
Ecommerce companies Amazon, Walmart-owned Flipkart and Snapdeal presented views on possible data localisation, sharing aggregate customer data with the government and potential data portability on Tuesday.
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