IIT Guwahati gets Samsung Digital Academy
The curriculum at the Samsung Innovation Lab at IIT Guwahati will include Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Systems (ES), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). The students will be trained on these industry-relevant skills in order to make them job-ready. The 14-week long course will be taught through classroom lectures, assignments and lab room sessions, self-study and mini-projects.
Digital India, Smart City initiatives drive business for Nutanix
Globally, the company has moved towards a subscription-based model, and in t...
China plans to launch its own digital currency
China's central bank - the People's Bank of China (PBC) - has stepped up efforts to roll out i...
Personal Data Protection Bill: India’s digital safety kit
PDPB will serve as a model for ensuring that Indian citizens have autonomy in the digital economy.
FASTag will hasten road assets sale, says NHAI
Foreign pension funds and private equity funds were showing more interest in India’s highway road assets within the infrastructure space given the policy issues involved with various states in other infrastructure asset classes, Asheesh Sharma, member (finance), the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said.
Digital India: Gujarat deploys 18,000 kilometres of fibre under BharatNet-II initiative
"We have added 18,000 kilometres of fibre in a record time of 10 months with proactive support of ecosystem players including state-run Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) and vendors-consortium which has been delivering well on quality as well as quantity,” Dharmendra Sharma, Director— Gujarat Fibre Grid Network Limited (GFGNL) told ETT.
Trai seeks industry's views on unbundled licensing regime in telecom
The move came after the Telecom Department sought the regulator''s recommendation on the issue.
Greg Hyttenrauch named Cognizant EVP, President of Digital Systems & Technology
Prior to Vodafone, Hyttenrauch spent seven years at Capgemini, holding leadership roles that included Deputy CEO, Global Infrastructure Services, and Global Sales Officer and CEO of the UK and Nordics Outsourcing Business Unit.
DMA raises Rs 22 crore, set to go live in Jan
DMA plans to use the funds to scale up product development and branding, create awareness about its key offerings, followed by an upcoming launch in the Indian e-commerce space.
NITI Aayog preparing draft model Land Title Act, 2019
Conclusive land titles are guaranteed by the state for their correctness and entail provision for compensation by the state in case of any disputes. Guaranteed title systems have been developed and adopted in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
Jio boxed into corner; CII, FICCI join cause to seek relief for telcos
In an apparent attempt to counter billionaire Mukesh Ambani-run Jio's narrative on the issue, rival industry associations CII and FICCI have closed ranks and written to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman seeking relief for telecom companies.
Google set to offer checking accounts
Alphabet Inc's Google will offer personal checking accounts from sometime next year.
Need for coordinated global action against cyber terrorism: S Jaishankar
S Jaishankar said India's support to the Christchurch call to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online manifests the country's commitment to work with "like-minded countries to ensure that the entire digital space serves to advance our societies and economies, without endangering our safety and security".
India suggests a global regulation for open, safe and secure cyberspace
"Four years ago, we launched the "Digital India”, the world’s largest, digital technology driven transformation programme. The central notion is that Digital infrastructure should be available as a utility to all citizens...We are excited about the opportunities, but also concerned about the threats from the cyberspace," Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said.
EY estimates that digital technologies to create $1 trillion economic value by 2025
The consulting firm said that India’s goal of reaching $5 trillion economy is heavily banking on digital adoption.
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