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Cybercrime As Crime, According to US Secret Service

October 4, 2017
Cybercrime As Crime, According to US Secret Service

Did you know that the lingua franca used by hackers is Russian? That language, not English, is what cybercriminals of all nationalities use to share intelligence, recruit team members, and crow about their victories on the Dark Web. Just because the information is in Russian, that doesn’t mean the players are actually Russian. That’s one […]

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India to set up cloud-based digital platform to provide agriculture solutions to farmers at their doorsteps

September 17, 2017
India to set up cloud-based digital platform to provide agriculture solutions to farmers at their doorsteps

Seeking to provide precise solution of complex farm-related problem to farmers at their doorsteps, the government has planned to set up a cloud-service – called ‘FarmerZone’ – where right kind of agri data will be collated, analysed and then distributed to take care of day-to-day needs of farmers. Data related to weather prediction, disease and […]

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TRAI Wants To Regulate Cloud Services Market In India

August 29, 2017
TRAI Wants To Regulate Cloud Services Market In India

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended to the government of India that it should amend legal assistance treaties signed with foreign countries to facilitate lawful interception of data available on cloud computers. The telecom regulator has suggested the government to consider to enact an overarching and comprehensive data protection law covering all sectors for […]

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India proposes subsidy for MSMEs deploying cloud computing

April 8, 2017
India proposes subsidy for MSMEs deploying cloud computing

The Indian government has proposed subsidy up to Rs 1 lakh for micro and small enterprises to encourage them to use cloud computing for information and communications technology applications. In cloud computing, MSMEs use Internet to access common as well as tailor-made IT infrastructure, including software, for managing business. The subsidy will be provided on […]

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How Demonetisation Can Help Leapfrog Digital India

January 22, 2017
How Demonetisation Can Help Leapfrog Digital India

The 8th of November 2016 was a watershed moment in the life of digital India. The strong inclination to cash meant that there was an upper limit to building a data-driven and digital economy. With no cash available in ATMs and banks, people are slowly turning to online methods for transactions.

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Cloud will unlock the country’s endless possibilities: Microsoft India enterprise biz head Peter Gartenberg

August 4, 2016
Cloud will unlock the country’s endless possibilities: Microsoft India enterprise biz head Peter Gartenberg

Banking sector has seen a disruption in last decade with intensified competition with new entrants that makes brand creation and offering a unique value proposition to customers a huge challenge. Compliance and regulatory norms regarding security and data residency highlighted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), have mandated banks to store their data in […]

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No privacy law means cloud tech is still in the air in India

May 4, 2016
No privacy law means cloud tech is still in the air in India

Even as Indian companies and government move towards greater cloud adoption, they still have a long way to go before cloud-computing policies catch up with technology , according to a new report by BSA, The Software Alliance.

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Cloud is a natural fit in govt projects says Shailender Kumar

May 4, 2016
Cloud is a natural fit in govt projects says Shailender Kumar

Technology today is considered as much a productive resource in an emerging economy like India, as land, labour and capital. According to Oracle India MD Shailender Kumar, in a lot of government projects cloud can help remove barriers to costly technology, opening opportunities for new services and products. “I would like to say that, as […]

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Modi meets tech titans in Silicon Valley, sells ‘Digital India’

September 27, 2015
Modi meets tech titans in Silicon Valley, sells ‘Digital India’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a two-day trip to Silicon Valley on Saturday with a visit to “green” car maker Tesla Motors Inc and a meeting with Apple Inc’s CEO, Tim Cook.Modi, 65, the first Indian leader to visit the US West Coast in more than 30 years, also met Indian-born CEOs Satya Nadella and […]

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India to Launch its Own Operating System ‘BOSS’

September 16, 2015
India to Launch its Own Operating System ‘BOSS’

Following the trend of ‘Make In India’, the government in all set to resurrect their own operating system which is named Bharat Operating System Solutions or BOSS. The operating system which was originally developed in 2007 by National Resource Centre for Free/Open Source Software is now said to have been developed along with Gujarat Technical […]

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