ISRO satellite data to be used for government planning services
These initiatives are part of the advanced Space-based Information Support for Decentralised Planning (SISDP) project. The first phase of SISDP was completed in 2016-17.
New 'events' platform on NaMo App to inform users of BJP rallies, gatherings within 25 Kms
A new "Events Platform" has been introduced on the...
Buyers stand to lose if phone companies go for price parity: Experts
Mobile phones often cost Rs 2,000-3,000 less on e-commerce channels than...
Rooter to play user content to get more on platform
Rooter was launched as a platform to bridge the gap in the sports fan engagement market through a tech product. Its launch coincided with the Euro 2016, and later, it added cricket, tennis and other sports to its folio.
Telcos’ move to raise revenue may widen risk of customer churn
Airtel, Vodafone and Jio had raised tariffs of bundled prepaid services plans 14-33% just over a month ago.
Lendingkart scales up team with addition of two senior directors
Under the company’s leadership, Lendingkart Finance has evaluated nearly half a million applications, disbursing 85,000 loans to more than 73,000 MSMEs, making it the NBFC with the largest geographical footprint in the country.
Government blocks Rs 40,000 crore GST claims on returns mismatch
Last week, the indirect tax wing of the revenue department blocked the credits within four hours, CBIC chairman John Joseph said at an event on Monday. Companies are entitled to credits on tax paid on inputs in the production chain so that there is no cascading effect of taxes. Instances of a large number of frauds prompted the govt to crack the whip.
View: Political critique of NPR misses its importance in social benefit delivery
The National Population Register (NPR), which is under the political spotlight now, is a crucial link in this chain that has changed the way India targets its poor for welfare initiatives. To not hold or, in any way, delay the NPR exercise in 2020 will be far more politically counterproductive than the ongoing citizenship row. Just how?
Social gaming startup Rooter to play user content to get more on board
In its new avatar, Rooter will allow fans to not just upload audio and video content, but also go live during the matches to comment & analyse for their followers.
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.
Club Factory crosses 100 million monthly active users in India
"Club Factory has surpassed 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) in India following a strong surge in user adoption across the country. Club Factory has witnessed a sharp rise in traffic, clocking in 4 times growth in orders received in 2019 on the platform as compared to the previous year," the company said in a statement.
Club Factory sees surge in monthly active users in India
With a focus on SMEs, the platform is promoting sellers by giving them increased exposure, in-depth Big Data trends analysis, end-to-end support and co-marketing campaigns to drive sales.
Facebook gears up for marketing push in India
The plan, sources told ET, is to enhance user engagement across the suite of apps – Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. The move comes at a time when Chinese video-sharing networking service TikTok is adding users in India. The Menlo Park-based social network, owned by tech billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, has hired Avinash Pant to head the marketing function.
GoDaddy may plan 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.
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.
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