Right to information practised by govt: Chidambaram's dig over economic data 'suppression'
The former finance minister's remarks come after a media report cited the latest consumption expenditure survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) to claim that consumer spending fell for the first time in more than four decades in 2017-18, primarily driven by slackening rural demand.
Airtel Africa Q2 net profit up 39% YoY; data usage boosts
This profit growth was driven by rising data consumption and lower finance costs.
US tech body opposes India's bid for data localisation
The Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, which mandates storing of critical pers...
Huawei India CEO says Europe isn't able to balance data protection and data usage
The executive said that 5G isn't going to be driven by individuals, but enterprises and cross verticals such as manufacturing and healthcare.
View: Govt and NSSO should not hide data, but make them public to improve them
Now, the Modi government has announced not to release the 2017-18 NSSO survey. These are bad practices.
An epidemic is coming: Mobile data can predict risk without hacking into privacy
This data can ultimately aid in stopping an outbreak from evolving into an epidemic.
Non-techies now try their hands at data, AI tech
Digital technology training was once the realm of tech service company employees. But now, online and offline training course providers in this field have seen non-tech industry participation increasing to almost 40% of enrolments. Five to six digital training course providers now attract 20,000 to 30,000 candidates every year.
WhatsApp ‘exits’ accounts of J&K users
As per WhatsApp’s global policy, accounts that remain unused for 120 days are automatically deactivated. As J&K completed exactly 120 days of internet blackout, residents woke up to find themselves checked out of their accounts and groups.
Gold gains as weak China data dents risk appetite
US gold futures rose 0.3 per cent at $1,467.10 per ounce.
Macroeconomic data, earnings likely to steer stock market
Equity markets will be closed on Tuesday for "Gurunanak Jayanti".
China stocks end firmer as weak data bolsters stimulus hopes
MSCI's Asia ex-Japan stock index was weaker by 0.4 per cent.
China to issue unified local, national GDP numbers amid data scepticism
Industrial production rose 4.7 per cent year-on-year in October.
Gold Rate Today: Precious metals shine on weak macro data
MCX Gold (Dec) futures was up 0.17 per cent to Rs 38,163.
Gold gains as weak China data weighs on risk appetite
US gold futures rose 0.1 per cent to $1,464.80 per ounce.
India ranks 2nd in govt requests for Facebook user data, spike in emergency requests in H1'19
In January-June 2019, India made 22,684 requests for user data of 33,324 users/accounts from the social media company. This was only behind the US that asked the social media giant for 50,714 user data requests of 82,461 users/accounts in the period.
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