Niti Aayog partners Swiss group ABB for AI, robotics in manufacturing

Anirban Ghoshal

The central government's top policy think tank, Niti Aayog, has entered into an agreement with Swiss engineering group ABB ....

24 May, 2018

Google says search bias ruling in India may cause 'irreparable' harm to reputation

Reuters

Alphabet Inc's Google has said an Indian antitrust ruling that found it was guilty of search bias could cause "irreparable" ....

17 May, 2018
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Artificial intelligence could soon be used to manage Delhi’s anarchic traffic

Anirban Ghoshal

Big, burly policemen waving frantically to clear traffic snarls is a common sight on the roads of Delhi, the national capital. ....

17 May, 2018

With one eye on policy, e-pharmacies seek cure for bleeding and vitamins for growth

Anand J & Binu Paul

From a cash burn rate that is among the highest in the tech startup space to issues around distribution, scaling and profitability, ....

27 April, 2018

E-pharmacies welcome govt’s draft rules but grey areas abound

Anand J

Online pharmacies and experts across the board have largely welcomed the government’s draft regulations for the sector, which ....

25 April, 2018

Ethereum co-founder’s startup to make blockchain prototypes for Niti Aayog

Anirban Ghoshal

Ethereum co-founder's startup ConsenSys on Tuesday signed a nonbinding agreement to make blockchain prototypes for the central ....

17 April, 2018
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CoinRecoil moves court against RBI clampdown on cryptocurrencies

Anirban Ghoshal

The operator of cryptocurrency exchange CoinRecoil has moved the Delhi High Court against the Reserve Bank of India’s recent ....

17 April, 2018

Govt eases norms but stops short of abolishing angel tax on Indian startups

Anand J

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has notified an amendment to the angel tax rule that will bring some ....

12 April, 2018

Govt looking to deploy blockchain to curb fake drugs

Anirban Ghoshal

Niti Aayog, the government’s top policy think tank, is looking to curb the menace of fake drugs in the country by using ....

12 April, 2018

Niti Aayog taps IIT tool telling socio-economic conditions using satellite images

Anirban Ghoshal

The central government’s top policy think tank, Niti Aayog, has tapped IIT-Delhi's artificial-intelligence tool that ....

10 April, 2018
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Cryptocurrency firms weigh shifting overseas, legal options after RBI crackdown

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian cryptocurrency exchanges are considering moving their operations outside the country and other options to carry on trading ....

9 April, 2018

Banks can’t deal with bitcoin exchanges, payment firms must store data in India: RBI

Anirban Ghoshal

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday barred banks, non-bank lenders, digital wallets and any other entities it regulates from ....

5 April, 2018

Govt levies 10% tax on import of key smartphone parts

Reuters

India has imposed a 10 percent tax on imports of key smartphone components including populated printed circuit boards, which are ....

2 April, 2018

Explained: How Facebook is allowing users greater control over their data

Anirban Ghoshal

The data breach by British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica has changed the way we interact with Facebook. Reeling ....

30 March, 2018

Govt allows import of used devices for repair enticing tech firms

Reuters

India on Wednesday allowed the import of used goods for repair and refurbishing on condition that the imported items are exported, ....

29 March, 2018

SAP to boost school labs set up under govt innovation scheme

Anirban Ghoshal

German business software group SAP’s Indian unit on Tuesday said it intends to provide teacher training and equipment for ....

27 March, 2018

Why is Apple at loggerheads with India's telecom regulator?

Reuters

US technology giant Apple Inc and India's telecoms regulator are at loggerheads over the development of a government ....

27 March, 2018

Govt sets deadline for Cambridge Analytica response over Facebook data 'breach'

Reuters

India has set a March 31 deadline for London-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to respond to a query on whether ....

24 March, 2018

For co-working spaces, concerns abound on privacy, cover and building ownership

Puneet Shah

Co-working spaces, which aggregate workstations, are gradually making inroads into major cities of India, thanks to ever-increasing ....

23 March, 2018

Belfrics, Ethereum co-founder's ConsenSys boost Andhra Pradesh's blockchain initiatives

Anirban Ghoshal

Vizag, or Visakhapatnam, is set to become India’s first blockchain hub, if everything goes according to plan. And, a bunch ....

7 March, 2018

Virtual currencies like bitcoin are commodities, says US judge

Reuters

Virtual currencies like bitcoin can be regulated as commodities by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a ....

7 March, 2018