Have a search warrant for data? Google wants you to pay
Google’s fees range from $45 for a subpoena and $60 for a wiretap to $245 for a search warrant.
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.
Parliamentary panel invites comments on personal data protection bill
Those who want to submit their views must do so in three weeks. The submissions would form part of the records of the committee and will be treated as confidential, the notice said. Those who wish to appear before the committee can indicate that in the submission.
14.33 lakh new jobs created in November: ESIC payroll data
Around 14.33 lakh jobs were created in November 2019 as compared with 12.60 lakh in the previous month, according to payroll data of the Emp...
Niti Aayog to develop National Data Platform
Niti VC said that the NDAP will strive to ensure that the data is assured, consistent, coherent and credible.
Satya Nadella at WEF: Data privacy must be seen as a human right
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday said data privacy must be seen as a human right that needs to be protected and have full transparenc...
Payroll data: Over 23 lakh formal jobs created in November
The government has been publishing the data on employment created in the formal sector using information on the number of subscribers who have subscribed under three major schemes, namely the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme, the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Scheme and the National Pension Scheme (NPS).
Euro near seven-week lows before PMI data release
The dollar index held at 97.717 and was on track for a third consecutive week of gains.
Data privacy must be seen as a human right: Satya Nadella
On privacy, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that data dignity is crucial and the next level of work is not just privacy, but one should be able to control how one's data is used in the world. He also said we need to understand why AI marks a departure from previous software. Regulation should be more at the run-time than the design-time, he added.
Jobs are back in formal economy
Cumulatively, 2,642,549 employees were added in November under the three social security schemes of the govt as per the payroll data released by the ministry of statistics and programme implementation. While 1,162,863 net additions were in EPFO, 1433,000 people were added under the Employees’ State Insurance Scheme and 46,686 were added under the National Pension Scheme.
Census data confidential; guaranteed under laws: RGI
"While confidentiality about your data is guaranteed by Census Act, 1948; the same law specifies penalty for BOTH public AND census officials for non-compliance or violation of any provision of the Act," the RGI said.
ESIC payroll data shows over 19 lakh additions in November
The net addition to the ESIC, after excluding those who ceased paying their contribution during the month, was 6.97 lakh, the highest for any month in the current fiscal year.
Experts write to government on cyber fixes
Last year, the government said it planned to release a new Cybersecurity Strategy to keep up with the changing nature of technologies, platforms and threats. Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements.
Firms split on sharing data with government: LocalCircles survey
Out of the close to 5,000 organisations which were surveyed, 45% said they were against it while 45% said they were okay with the provision which has been included in the proposed personal data protection Bill.
Insurance frauds: How data analytics and rigorous checks are trying to eliminate bogus claims
Bogus claims are as old as the industry itself. Despite insurers’ best efforts, fraudsters have been mostly ahead of them. But with the rise in data analytics and rigorous checks, the industry at last appears to be close to eliminating such malpractices.
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