At blockchain hackathon, startups propose system for decentralising Aadhaar data

Anand J

The Karnataka government has announced the names of 10 startups that won the state’s blockchain hackathon for ideas on protecting ....

16 February, 2018

ICICI Bank to pick up minority stake in biometric payment startup Tapits

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ICICI Bank, the country’s largest private sector lender, is investing in Mumbai-headquartered mobile payments startup Tapits ....

2 February, 2018
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What's inside Aadhaar-linked Skype Lite?

Disha Sharma

Skype Lite, the 13MB video-calling app that works flawlessly even on a slow network, could well be the answer to the woes of scores ....

23 February, 2017

Microsoft's India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

Manu P Toms

Global technology leader Microsoft and India's top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, ....

20 February, 2017

From concierge services to mobile wallets, IRCTC is making train travel hassle-free

Shruti Jain

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the government-controlled Indian Railways, has introduced ....

8 December, 2016

Banking sector startups find it easiest to raise funds: Microsoft study

Binu Paul

Banking, retail, and healthcare companies are the top adopters of startup technologies, while young firms that cater to the banking ....

10 November, 2016
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UIDAI rolls out its website in five regional languages, more to follow

Sainul K

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the authority involved in issuing the Aadhaar card, has launched its multi-lingual ....

20 September, 2013

Government to soon introduce Aadhaar-linked instant ID verification for mobile connections

Sainul K

Customers will soon be able to use their Aadhaar card for instant identity verification to get a new mobile connection. The government ....

9 September, 2013

Govt to fund mobile startups developing e-governance solutions

Sainul K

The government is setting up a new fund to provide financial support to mobile startups that are developing e-governance applications, ....

5 June, 2013

What Does Budget 2012 Say & Mean For Technoholics

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde

Union Finance Minister (FM) Pranab Mukherjee has announced the Budget for 2012 in Lok Sabha today and it has been received with ....

16 March, 2012
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Mobile Retail Shops Appointed Verification Outlets For Aadhaar

Preethi J

The Indian government's $1.6 billion unique identification initiative Aadhaar has extended the enrollment and verification net ....

24 June, 2011

Aadhaar Presents A Plethora Of Opportunities For India Inc.

dev khare & Anand Rai & Shrija Agrawal & Aashish Bhinde

The $1.6 billion 'Aadhaar' initiative by the Indian government will change the lives of a billion residents very soon. Initially ....

31 May, 2011

UID to Cover Half the Population by 2014

Rajeev Mantri & Ian Wylie

Nandan Nilekani, chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), has confirmed that nearly half of the Indian ....

29 March, 2011