Data protection: Ministry of electronics and IT seeks help from legal think tank
A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will sit on July 18 and 19 to hear matters relating to Aadhaar, including the aspect of right to privacy.
To push cash-less drive, government to provide free Wifi to more than 1000 gram panchayats
In addition to free WiFi hotspots, the services th...
Government to come up with Model RFPs to expedite projects
The Model RFP will be published on the website of ministry and various govt depart...
IT ministry calls for Indian users' cyber safety after attacks by Legion hacker group
The Legion group, which also hacked into the Twitter accounts of the Indian National Congress, liquor baron Vijay Mallya, journalists Barkha Dutt and Ravish Kumar, as well as news channel NDTV, claims to have dumped email addresses and passwords of nearly 75,000 chartered accountants in the country.
TikTok, TikTok…the clock is ticking on the question whether ByteDance pays creators
ByteDance defends these practices as being part of what it calls "standard marketing practices".
Parliament Panel wants UIDAI to adopt self-sustainable model
The UIDAI has been allocated Rs 900 crore for fiscal year 2017-18 against Meity's request for Rs 1,938.76 crore.
India sent most takedown requests to social media companies: Research
India is followed by Russia and Turkey in content removal requests, according to Comparitech, which collated data from the transparency reports of top internet companies till date.
IT ministry to promote digital transactions; President nod to new rules
The central government is emphasising upon digital payment, especially after demonetisation of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes and taking many steps in this regard.
Ministry of Finance: No decision yet on Naidu panel’s digital payments proposals
"There are general rules under which liability can be fixed on stakeholders within digital payments but nothing specific to digital payments."
Cabinet approves incentive scheme, boost for electronics manufacturing
ET had reported on December 21st that the scheme will soon be approved by the Cabinet with amendments that cap the incentive to Rs. 10,000cr and the timeframe of the scheme till Dec 2018.
Both citizens and tech companies will be served better with an element of regulation: Ajit Mohan MD, Facebook
Facebook and its family of apps are an ally for India in the trajectory of economic growth and social development, said the official.
To break deadlock between ministries, govt to tweak M-SIPS norms
Centre to cap total incentives under M-SIPS at Rs 10,000 crore
Innovation always comes before regulations: Niti Aayog's Amitabh Kant
While indicating that the government is not averse to Uber expanding in India and is willing to amend regulations to provide ease of doing business, Kant also showed support for domestic companies locked in a turf war.
Software policy: Industry welcomes intent but not content
Software industry has raised serious concerns about the National Policy on Software Products. The government says specification can hurt innovation but may increase window for consultation to get more feedback.
Digital payments soar by up to 300 per cent after demonetisation
The wallet companies expect growth to remain strong. “Of the estimated annual personal consumer consumption of $1.3 trillion in India, 90-94% is currently paid by cash, while digital is around $70 billion.
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