No more mobile pujas & cricket: Data price pinches poor as much as onions
With Airtel, Vodafone and Jio increasing tariffs for prepaid plans, the urban poor, who get their fix of what digital anthropologist Payal Kapoor calls ABCD: Astrology, Bollywood, Cricket and Devotion, from their smartphones, are feeling the pinch. And the numbers of those affected aren’t small since prepaid accounts for 95% of Indian subscribers.
More formal jobs have been created in the economy: KV Subramanian, CEA
The chief economic advisor, Krishnamurthy Subramanian, said that there...
More formal jobs have been created in the economy: Chief Economic Advisor
The CEA said that the proportion of regular salaried workers in the...
Tech companies flag licensing, non-personal data terms
Their apprehensions include sharing of non-personal data with the government, exceptions that the government has given itself, verification of social media users, certification requirements from the Data Protection Authority, and missing timelines for implementation of the bill.
India's services exports grew by over 5% to USD 17.70 billion in October: RBI data
In September, the exports of services were worth USD 17.54 billion and the imports were of the order of USD 11.10 billion, showed the RBI data on India's International Trade in Services.
IIT Kharagpur students receive 1300+ jobs in 11 days
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur saw its first phase of placements starting on 1st December 2019 and continued till 11th December 2019, in which 280 pre-placement offers were extended to students and over 1300 students got placed. The median salary calculated on the available data stands at Rs 15 lakh per annum.
Help wanted at the royal household: Queen Elizabeth seeks social media director on LinkedIn
The help-wanted notice redirects prospective applicants to the royal family’s website.
Industry bodies concerned over data protection Bill, say it 'compromises' on privacy
The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said the Bill in its current form "compromises" on privacy of Indian citizens as "it has built in far too many exceptions for government agencies to access personal information of the citizens".
The dark side of biometric authentication: Hackers using malware to steal fingerprints & sensitive data
Biometric data has eased the burden of remembering passwords, but is it truly safe?
Personal Data Protection Bill seeks access to users' data from companies
The bill introduces a provision empowering the govt to ask a firm to provide anonymized personal data.
European shares flat as China data stokes slowdown worries
The pan-European STOXX 600 index was trading flat at 0803 GMT.
Ground water could be India's big job killer
Over 14,000 applications for ground water extraction from industries in the north held back by Central Ground Water Authority citing NGT orders.
IIP-CPI mix shows India entering 'stagflationary' phase: Analysts
Core inflation, which excludes items like food and fuel, has been on a downward trajectory.
Australian shares gain after strong US jobs rally, NZ down
The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.3 per cent, or 23 points, higher at 6,730.
Strong US job growth highlights economy's resilience
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 266,000 jobs last month, with manufacturing recouping all the 43,000 positions lost in October.
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