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  • GoDaddy plans India data centre to tap local customers

    GoDaddy plans India data centre to tap local customers

    The company’s data centers are currently located in Singapore. “We don’t have a stated plan yet but we may look at opening an Indian data centre to be closer to customers in India. Some customers prefer local presence,” said Nikhil Arora, managing director, GoDaddy India.

    RBI says crypto not banned, but don’t bank on it

    RBI says crypto not banned, but don’t bank on it

    The central bank said this in a response to a petition filed by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), which wanted it to reconsider a 2018 circular directing regulated entities not to deal in cryptocurrencies. RBI said it had not banned crypto but only ringfenced regulated entities like banks from risks associated.

    Kaspersky predicts top cybercrime trends for 2020

    Kaspersky predicts top cybercrime trends for 2020

    In 2019, the firm noticed that criminals were carrying out targeted attacks on financial institutions like banks. This is set to increase in 2020, it said. It expects an increase in the activity of groups specializing in the sale of network access (to financial institutions) in the African and Asian regions, as well as in Eastern Europe.

    VMware continues to see India as a strategic market: VMWare COO

    VMware continues to see India as a strategic market: VMWare COO

    Cloud computing and virtualization software company, VMWare had made a $2 billion investment in its Indian arm in 2018, which employs close to 6000 people. On the recent consultation paper on cloud services introduced by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, it was proposed that cloud-focussed companies would become members of a cloud industry body.

    Tatas determined to fight Mistry’s reinstatement in SC

    Tatas determined to fight Mistry’s reinstatement in SC

    Legal experts close to the matter said TCS might have decided to postpone the board meeting because it wasn’t expecting to get any hearing before January 9, when it is scheduled to consider thirdquarter results.

    Regulatory curbs may slow Blockchain innovations  in India

    Regulatory curbs may slow Blockchain innovations in India

    “The (Indian) regulatory ecosystem is...not (focusing) on decentralised systems like smart contracts, so innovation will not happen at the same pace as in those countries who do allow for experimentation in such aspects of the technology,” said Nitin Sharma, founder of Incrypt Blockchain.

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