Improved 4G connectivity, Digital India to give birth to professional audio-visual revolution

Eleuterio Fernandes

India is emerging as one of the stars in the growing Asian market for professional audio-visual (proAV). It accounts for an eighth ....

18 October, 2018

Harsh penalties tip scales for producers of personal data, but leave startups vulnerable

Harsh Walia

The committee, which recently released the draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill, has been advocating a penalty scheme.  To ....

7 September, 2018
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Broadening of sensitive data definition may cut off several services for Indians

Harsh Walia

A committee recently released the much-awaited draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill. Although the panel’s efforts ....

6 September, 2018

Businesses to ride rocky transition in life under new data regime

Harsh Walia

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill released by a committee chaired by former Supreme Court judge BN Srikrishna has already ....

5 September, 2018

Does the draft data protection bill dilute the power of the data authority?

Harsh Walia

In many ways, the draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 proposes to introduce concepts that were thus far non-existent in ....

4 September, 2018

Data protection bill: Why the data localisation clause is not convincing enough

Harsh Walia

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, which was India’s latest effort to bridge the gap between outdated data protection ....

3 September, 2018
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Google Assistant will soon be able to recognise two languages at the same time

Shweta Sharma

Search giant Google is set to announce that its virtual assistant has turned bilingual. While Google Assistant already supports ....

31 August, 2018

Why Indian startups are set to open new frontiers with emerging tech

Dilipkumar Khandelwal

In the early days, it was not easy for startups in India to get investment or the right mentorship. Startups often moved their ....

28 August, 2018

How startups with low budgets can explore growth-hacking to expand

Devang Mehta

The term ‘growth hacking’ refers to a wide range of tactics including sales, marketing and engineering that are employed ....

27 August, 2018

After games and entertainment, VR ready for prime time in operation theatre

Sridharan V

Since time immemorial, doctors and nurses have been at the centre of the healthcare industry. Over the last couple of decades, ....

10 August, 2018
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How Tech Mahindra is stepping up its blockchain play

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra is banking on a couple of newly-struck partnerships to scale up its presence ....

7 August, 2018

Keep asking questions and 6 other tips for entrepreneurs courting investors

Dhruv Agarwala

Your bootstrapped startup has developed a great product that has begun to gain traction among customers and has generated buzz ....

6 August, 2018

UIDAI denies role after Aadhaar agency's 'helpline number' pops up in phonebooks

Anirban Ghoshal

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Friday denied it had any role to play in a toll-free number purportedly ....

3 August, 2018

Will the new data protection bill pose challenges for startups?

Roma Priya

With the growth of the digital economy, data has come to play a critical role in how people communicate with one another. Protecting ....

1 August, 2018

Personal Data Protection Bill: Work in progress but enough reasons for optimism

Shivangi Nadkarni

The much-awaited Personal Data Protection Bill was released by the Justice BN Srikrishna committee last week. How is this of any ....

31 July, 2018

To thrive, firms must embrace evolutionary software powered by cloud computing

Anirban Ghoshal

A software architecture is evolutionary, when it supports guided incremental change across multiple dimensions, for example, functional ....

13 July, 2018

Why cybercriminals are getting a kick out of World Cup streaming sites

Parvinder Walia

With the FIFA World Cup currently underway in Russia, scores of football fans are trawling the internet to find streaming websites ....

26 June, 2018

Cisco to acquire July Systems to boost enterprise WiFi offerings

Anirban Ghoshal

Networking and IT services giant Cisco has said that it plans to acquire cloud-based mobile services provider July Systems, which ....

20 June, 2018

PoS-based financing for merchants offers lots of potential — but mind the gaps

Abhishek Kothari

Point of Sale (PoS) payment companies and fintech firms are using transaction data to create lending programmes aimed at financing ....

19 June, 2018

Why local startups fretting about foreign rivals should consult Jack Ma’s playbook

Aish Sinha

One of the arguments in favour of protectionism in the Indian e-commerce industry is that China protected its consumer internet ....

14 June, 2018

Exploring the 'Shangri-La' of good unit economics

Devang Mehta

‘Shangri-La’ refers to a fictional place in the mountains where everything is harmonious and plentiful. In the startup ....

11 June, 2018