Govt asks Amazon to set up servers in India, stop cross-border movement of data

Payal Ganguly

IT and communication minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Amazon India has been asked to set up servers in the country on an urgent ....

14 August, 2018

Internet body to throw open domain names to Indian languages

Shweta Sharma

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) aims to support domain names in various languages spoken in India, ....

14 August, 2018
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Telecom dept is figuring out ways to block Facebook, WhatsApp in emergencies

Shweta Sharma

The telecom department has asked internet service providers and telecom operators to suggest ways in which social networking platforms ....

7 August, 2018

Meet the 16 winners of govt-backed innovation programme IIGP

Shweta Sharma

The India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) on Thursday announced 16 winners of its 2018 edition offering social and industrial ....

3 August, 2018

Personal Data Protection Bill: Why the draft is drawing more jeers than cheers

Anirban Ghoshal & Anand J

Last week, a committee of experts led by former Supreme Court judge BN Srikrishna unveiled a draft of the Personal Data Protection ....

30 July, 2018

Govt considers creating single regulator for e-commerce sector

Reuters

India is considering a single regulator and legislation to address all e-commerce-related issues in the country, in a bid ....

30 July, 2018
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Facebook eyes revenue from WhatsApp's payments service as India wait continues

Anand J

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has said that the social networking giant’s instant messaging platform ....

26 July, 2018

US firms face off with Paytm in lobbying against data storage rules

Reuters

US payment firms have successfully pushed India to consider diluting rules on data storage, but their lobbying ....

24 July, 2018

EU regulators fine Google $5 bn in antitrust case

Reuters

EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine on Wednesday for using its Android mobile ....

18 July, 2018

India's top court raises concerns over govt plan to monitor social media

Reuters

A government plan to monitor social media could turn India into a "surveillance state", the Supreme Court ....

13 July, 2018
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Govt proposes relaxing local data storage rules for payment firms

Reuters

India's finance ministry has proposed relaxing a directive from the country's central bank to compel global payment firms ....

11 July, 2018

Cryptocurrency firms look for a workaround after top court refuses to lift RBI ban

Shweta Sharma

Companies dealing in cryptocurrencies are desperately aiming to work around the banking ban after the Supreme Court virtually ....

4 July, 2018

Temporary relief for e-tailers as govt defers rollout of new tax provision

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce firms can heave a sigh of relief - for now - as the government has decided to defer a tax provision that the likes ....

25 June, 2018

Common investors not undermining competition between Ola, Uber: Antitrust watchdog

Binu Paul

The country’s antitrust watchdog has rejected allegations that Ola and Uber were indulging in anti-competitive practices ....

21 June, 2018

Now, AI can detect heart attacks over a phone call

Shweta Sharma

A Danish software company has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) programme that can detect heart attacks, according to ....

21 June, 2018

Niti Aayog to launch countrywide UPI-like blockchain project

Shweta Sharma

The Indian government will soon float a blockchain project that will function like the unified payments interface (UPI) platform, ....

20 June, 2018

Kerala govt to track milk, veggies and fish through blockchain

Shweta Sharma

The Kerala government will deploy blockchain for the smooth and efficient running of the purchase and distribution networks related ....

18 June, 2018

Draft Bill on information privacy may ask MNCs to store Indians’ data locally

Shweta Sharma

A committee, which is likely to send a draft Bill on new data privacy laws to the government by the end of this month, may recommend ....

18 June, 2018

Govt mulls changing IP law to boost research in artificial intelligence

Anirban Ghoshal

The Indian government is considering changing certain aspects of the intellectual property (IP) law in order to boost research ....

15 June, 2018

SEBI sets up panel to review startup listing platform

Team TC

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has set up a group to look into the existing Institutional Trading Platform (ITP) framework ....

12 June, 2018

With govt ready to hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete, startups must get serious about compliance

Dearton Thomas Hector

There are more than 17 lakh registered companies in India, according to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. At least 11 lakh of ....

12 June, 2018