Topic: government

India to put in place data protection framework: Aruna Sundararajan, Telecom Secretary

India’s Telecom Secretary reveals India is working on a data protection framework and investing 9 billion in providing optic fiber in rural areas.

Facebook exposé snowballs into a BJP-Congress slugfest

As IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad talks tough on taking Facebook to task, BJP and Congress continue to sling muck at each other alleging ties with the much-castigated Cambridge Analytica.

EU plans special tax on digital services revenue

The European Union plans to make cross-border digital service providers pay tax in the countries where they do business, a move that will affect not just Google and Facebook but European companies too.

Here's how the UK plans to stay at the forefront of fintech

The UK government is keen to maintain London's status as a fintech capital of the world, despite the challenges posed by Brexit and the ongoing threat of rival cities like Paris and Berlin.

Network management of hybrid clouds is critical: Alessandro Porro, Ipswitch

We understand and secure the customer environment as they migrate portions of their network to the cloud, says Alessandro Porro, SVP, International Sales, Ipswitch.

More damage to Indian IT business: US BEAT tax set to double next year

The new base-erosion and anti-abuse tax (BEAT) and reduction of corporate taxes from 35 percent to 21 percent are being considered as bad news for the Indian tech service sector.

Diversity and inclusion: 8 best practices for changing your culture

SYPartners has developed eight best practices for helping clients — and themselves — become more diverse and inclusive organizations. Here’s how to launch your D&I transformation.

H-1B visa filing season opens on April 2, with higher risks of rejection

This year’s filing brings more scrutiny and paperwork than ever witnessed in the last 27 years, increasing the risks of rejection. Applications without a specific start date will be rejected; those with clauses like ASAP or 'subject to approval' will be rejected.

Entrepreneur in Karnataka? Government will pay you a stipend

The government of Karnataka has released a new policy called the Rajiv Gandhi Entrepreneurship Encouragement Scheme under which new entrepreneurs can avail stipends ranging from Rs 10K to Rs 30K for a period of 12 months.

India's biggest blockchain project- Explained

In this episode we show you what to expect from IndiaChain, the Indian government's first full- fledged blockchain infrastructure for the country. 


Script edited by Shantheri Mallaya

Post production by Kshitish

Voice over by Saheli Sen Gupta



Add women and stir: Why corporate governance in India must look beyond it

Will adding more women to the top management result in gender-balanced boards in India? History suggests not.

What's in the latest Firefox update? New tab page customization

With Firefox 59, Mozilla is now inviting corporate IT admins to participate in an invitation-only beta of Firefox Quantum for Enterprise.