Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicDigital age

Topic: digital age

New book provides insight on how nations need digital fair play to improve global governance

Published by HarperCollins India, 'The Great Tech Game' by Anirudh Suri will be released on 26 February on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

Why India needs to modernise its copyright laws for the digital era

The Covid-19 pandemic has made the shift to digital an imperative, and has rekindled numerous debates on copyright on the internet.

Congress puts up grand digital show as DK Shivakumar officially takes over as Karnataka chief

The party put up over 12,000 LEDs in 6,608 panchayats and connected with nearly 10 lakh people via Facebook, Zoom and regional channels.

Covid forced employees to go digital, but it will now be key to survive in the workplace

Before Covid-19, many workers lacked key skills including digital capabilities. But transitioning to virtual work and planning for the future will now be crucial.

Chief dazzling officer to chief depressed officer: Why chief digital officers often fail

The trendiest C-suite role for the past few years has almost certainly been the Chief Digital Officer. However, evidence says that the role’s attraction is dimming.

The rise of Pegasus and why India should know the problem with hiring ‘internet mercenaries’

Pegasus, the spyware behind India’s WhatsApp snooping incident, has been used in over 45 countries and comes with a hefty price.

Why vinyl records, paper books and glossy magazines will never go away

The effect of psychological ownership will always trump technology -- it’s hard for people to feel they own something they can’t physically touch.

Has the Internet killed the film critic in India?

In this age of 'fastest finger first', do critics have the time to digest a film before they put out their reviews, asks editor-screenwriter Asrani.   

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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