RBI’s net dollar buys hit 7-month high in Oct
Data suggest it did not intervene significantly in the forward market as it bought only about $10 million dollars during the month.
Personal Data Protection Bill: Exemptions for government agencies worry experts
The new Bill was cleared by the Union Cabinet last week and s...
GPX Global Systems opens data centre in Mumbai
The new data centre, GPX Mumbai2, will expand this ecosystem by utilising new technologies to ...
Govt has no data on minorities who faced religious persecution: Ghulam Nabi Azad
"Honourable home ministerji, you brought demonetisation, GST, (legislation on) tripple talaq, NRC, Article 370 (related law) and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the same pattern. You bring such bills every four or six months to divert the attention of people from unemployment, problems of farmers, poverty....," Leader of Opposition in RS, Azad said.
Google takes a step towards safety-first, will warn users if credentials are compromised in data breach
With the new features, Chrome will also be able to inform users when they are about to access a phishing website.
Uday Shankar hopes telecom tariff hike not to roil data intake
Beginning this month, the three private telcos hiked tariffs for prepaid customers, which constitute a large majority of over 95 percent, by a steep 40 percent after holding the rates at rock bottom levels for nearly five years. The move can help the bleeding operators to some extent in shoring up revenue.
ePharma startups ‘sensitive’ to data Bill definition
Firms seek better definition of ‘sensitive’ health data and guidelines for anonymised data in the Personal Data Protection Bill. The clause on ‘fair and responsible processing’ of data in the Bill also needs to be clarified and cannot be left open to interpretation.
Government introduces data protection bill in Lok Sabha, to send it to joint select committee
As opposition parties such as the Congress and the TMC attacked the government in the Lok Sabha for a growing "snooping industry" under its watch and alleged that the bill violated the Constitution, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad refuted the charge and said a parliamentary panel could examine it in the most detailed manner.
Govt proposes to send Personal Data Protection Bill to joint select committee of both Houses of Parliament
Even before the bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government will bring a resolution in the House to refer it to a joint select committee of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. He said the proposed committee could bring out a report before the Budget session, which usually begins in the last week of January.
STL partners with Pune Municipal Corporation and Pune City Connect
The undertaking intends to train 1,200 people over the next one year. The training will be provided through two digital empowerment buses, the company said in a release. The buses will be equipped with computers and Wi-Fi access.
Firms may get up to 2 yrs to comply with Data Law
A committee led by the retired Supreme Court judge had in July 2018 submitted the draft Bill to the government, which held wide public and inter-ministerial consultations on the proposals before tweaking the Bill and getting it approved by the Union Cabinet last week.
Telcos to gain from more data use as callers may shift to OTT apps
“In a plan with voice tariff hiked and data price being same, calling will shift to OTT,” International Data Corporation’s India research director Navkendar Singh said, adding that voice-over-OTT apps using WiFi for connectivity could also rise, as WiFi connectivity at home and public places expands.
Data localisation is fine, but build encryption standards: Werner Vogels, VP & CTO Amazon
Data-driven analytics and datadriven decision-making are “around the corner”, Werner Vogels, VP and chief technology officer at Amazon ET on the sidelines of Amazon Web Services’ annual developer conference — re:Invent. Vogels said voice as an interface, autonomous mobility in trucks and machine learning on the Cloud will dominate technology in the next few years.
PSB consolidation may shrink IT firms' business
The country will be left with only 12 large public sector banks from 27 before, the government had announced earlier this year. For existing IT service providers, this not only shrinks the market in terms of the number of prospective clients, but also poses challenges with respect to scale as banks become larger. A reduction in the number of prospective customers will affect revenues.
Many states, union territories reported 'nil' data on farmer suicides: Home Ministry
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said this in response to a question by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi seeking to know if the farmer suicide data for the past four years was available.
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