MeitY has blocked 224 mobile apps in interest of national security: Sanjay Dhotre
He said these apps have been blocked on national security concerns and thus "linkage with any country may not be disclosed in public domain". In response to another question, Dhotre said blocking of apps for public access is a dynamic process.
Meity-NITI launches Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge
Existing apps will be promoted in track 1 of the App Innovatio...
'Freedom of speech is cardinal. Needs to be given full play', MeitY says to Delhi HC
The ministry told the court that it was an “unnecessary ...
Government working to increase digital economy's contribution to 20% of GDP in 5 years
MYGov, National e-Governance Division and Digital India Corporation CEO Abhishek Singh said AI and emerging technologies have the potential to not just propel the economy but also create more jobs.
MeitY gets a blockchain plan
Government is tweaking tech policies to keep up with emerging challenges. NISG says regulations should be based on the functions performed by tech, not on the tech itself. It made the recommendation in the draft national strategy on blockchain policy that had sought comments and suggestions from stakeholders.
India can create $500 billion value via Open Digital Ecosystems by 2030: Study
A study by Omidyar Network and the Boston Consulting Group says India can generate USD 500 billion through Open Digital Ecosystems (ODEs) which have gained prevalence as one solution to democratise data holding.
MeitY fails to notify online content rules
Ministry may notify guidelines before the next hearing of the case in the top court which is expected in the last week of Jan, say sources. The apex court is hearing all petitions filed in various HCs with respect to the legal obligations of social media platforms & how they should provide info of users posting & transmitting ‘harmful’ content.
WFH offers significant opportunity for Indian security product cos: Report
Indian security product companies have a significant opportunity to help address security challenges that have emerged as a number of enterprises continue to 'work from home' (WFH) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
T-Hub partners with MeitY and Digital India to lead program for hardware startups
As many as 10-15 startups with leading-edge solutions in mobility, energy, agriculture, aerospace, manufacturing, consumer, healthtech, medtech, smart cities and logistics and supply chain sectors will be shortlisted.
275 more Chinese apps on India's radar, list includes PubG, Resso
List includes Tencent-backed gaming app PubG, Xiaomi’s Zili and AliExpress from Alibaba Group. A senior official told ET that the government is looking to formalise a process for such bans in India.
Digital payments grew 46% in FY20, beats state-set target: MeitY to banks
These include transactions on a wide range of digital channels monitored by Indian banks and National Payments Corp of India, such as Unified Payments Interface, card transactions, Aadhar enabled Payments (AePS), and wallet transactions.
MeitY planning strategy for national use of Blockchain
In a response to a question in the Lok Sabha, Sanjay Dhotre, minister of state for electronics and IT (MeitY), said that "Blockchain Technology as one of the important research areas having application potential in different domains such as Governance, Banking and Finance, Cyber Security and so on."
Tik Tok ban: Internet Freedom Foundation writes to MeitY, terms bans disproportionate
The association said it is concerned that "app bans" may slowly emerge as a standard practice and that this has worrying implication
Implementing app bans: The role of ISPs and app stores
Apps, be it gaming, education, infotainment, don’t need any local government permission to launch.
ITI Ltd ties up with Tech Mahindra for 5G tech
"The partnership will not only help to reduce dependency on import of Telecom equipment from foreign countries but also address the concerns in building a strategic network for Defense Communication," R M Agarwal, Chairman & Managing Director, ITI Limited said.