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Public cloud services revenue in India to grow 24% in 2019: Gartner

July 7, 2019

Public cloud services revenue in India is projected to total $2.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 24.3% from 2018, according to Gartner, Inc. Although India revenue will only represent 1.2% of the global public cloud services total in 2019, India ranks among the nine countries whose growth rate will be higher than the global […]

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Skilling millennials in disruptive tech will take India to $5tn mark

July 7, 2019

To make India a $5 trillion economy by 2024-2025 as the fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0 knocks at the door, the country urgently requires a renewed focus on skilling the youth in advanced technologies as robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, data analytics and quantum computing. The onus to create […]

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How Can India Get Better Data Processing Laws?

July 7, 2019

India has the sovereign right to use its data for the welfare of its people and the idea of free trade doesn’t necessarily justify the idea of a free flow of data, commerce and industry ministry Piyush Goyal argued in his speech last week at the G-20 trade ministers’ meeting in Japan. The minister was […]

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National Artificial Intelligence Portal to help boost sector

February 3, 2019
National Artificial Intelligence Portal to help boost sector

In a bid to strengthen the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector in India, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced that the government will soon launch a National Artificial Intelligence Portal. Presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Goyal added that nine priority areas have been identified for the development of the AI sector […]

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New e-retail rules in India could affect Amazon’s growth

February 3, 2019
New e-retail rules in India could affect Amazon’s growth

Amazon.com has forecast first-quarter sales below Wall Street estimates, warning that new regulations in India had created uncertainty around one of its key growth markets and saying it would step up investments in 2019. Though its international operating loss shrunk to $642 million in the quarter from $919 million a year earlier, new regulations in […]

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National Digital Communications Policy 2018 Getting Ready

October 26, 2018
National Digital Communications Policy 2018 Getting Ready

After review and approval by the Telecom Commission and lastly by the Union Cabinet, the finalised policy is now in public domain, and it has won universal acclaim. By now, it is widely accepted in India and abroad that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) excelled in coming out with a draft version of the top-class, […]

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Digital Transformation Predicted To Add $154B To India’s GDP Over Next 3 Years

October 26, 2018
Digital Transformation Predicted To Add $154B To India’s GDP Over Next 3 Years

By 2021, digital transformation will add an estimated US$154 billion to India’s GDP, and increase the growth rate by 1.0% annually, according to a new business study released today. The research, “Unlocking the Economic Impact of Digital Transformation in Asia Pacific”, was produced by Microsoft in partnership with IDC Asia/Pacific. The study predicts a dramatic […]

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Can AI Solve The Internet Cybersecurity Epidemic?

June 1, 2018
Can AI Solve The Internet Cybersecurity Epidemic?

Robert Kierstead, Special Agent In Charge, Seattle Field District, US Secret Service discussed about the Secret Service’s mission – who it protects, and today’s focus on cybersecurity. This helped find credit card hacker Roman Seleznev, who was responsible for $170m worth of losses. He was caught in the Maldives even though there wasn’t an extradition […]

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India’s public cloud revenue to touch $2.5 billion this year: Gartner

May 18, 2018
India’s public cloud revenue to touch $2.5 billion this year: Gartner

The India public cloud services revenue is projected to grow 37.5 percent in 2018 to total US$2.5 billion, up from US$1.8 billion in 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. While the public cloud revenue market in India exhibits solid growth in 2018, the growth rate is expected to flatten, which is indicative of a maturing market,” […]

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Cloud Computing Powering India’s Priority of ‘Digital-first Country’

March 5, 2018
Cloud Computing Powering India’s Priority of ‘Digital-first Country’

Digital transformation has been recognized as being vital to the growth of our nation. This transformation has enjoyed the unanimous approval and contribution from all stake holders including enterprises, MSMEs, government bodies and citizens. But this level of adoption in a country with a population of over a billion people would need a robust technology […]

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