Industry welcomes MeitY draft policy for software products
The policy aims to promote creation of a sustainable software product industry, which is largely being driven by the startup sector.
Malware attack on users: CERT-In alerted three days before WhatsApp pinged
In Sept 2019, WhatsApp told CERT-In of attempts to target 121 Indi...
After Pegasus spying row, India asks WhatsApp to explain privacy breach
India is awaiting WhatsApp’s response to decide on the next action, w...
Microsoft heats up competition, gets its Azure Stack to India
The global giant also works with over 200000 large, medium and small enterprises, 29 state governments and over 5000 startups in India.
Government plans phase-2 of digital payment push from January
A committee under DAVP (Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity) is working on plans to start promotion of digital payments from January onward.
MeitY secy looking to make new tech opportunities available to more women
Women should have a much greater role in shaping India's rapid technology advancement, Aruna Sundararajan told ET.
Tech giants get ready to reply to TRAI, worry over losing control on data
Trai has sought responses on required data protection regulations, user consent, data ownership, rights and responsibilities of data controller, government's possible authority and control, compliance and cross-border flow of data.
MeitY may clear investment plans worth Rs 29,500 crore in next few months
Govt is currently accessing offers from as many as 80 firms. Entailing a total spend of nearly Rs 1.32 lakh crore, 72 mobile and component manufacturing facilities have already started their operations
Govt plans norms for e-wallet firms to prevent online frauds
The measures to tighten the anti-cyber fraud regime the anti-cyber fraud regime were reviewed at a high-level meeting chaired by home minister Rajnath Singh here on Tuesday.
Government to hold talks on new electronics policy
“The idea is that we have reached a certain level of momentum, now how do we take off from there,” Ajay Kumar, additional secretary, MEITY told ET.
Government data on Cloud must be stored in India: Ministry of Electronics and IT
The Ministry of Electronics and IT today issued guidelines on setting up of IT infrastructure by government departments using cloud computing technology with a clause mandating that all data must be stored within the country.
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 that will be provided include telemedicine, tele-education, LED lighting and skill development.
Government to come up with Model RFPs to expedite projects
The Model RFP will be published on the website of ministry and various govt departments will be free to download and emulate the documents for procurement of IT goods and services.
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".
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