Friday, 21 January, 2022
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Topic: digital

Three factors that tells us who has an edge in UP elections under Covid cloud

EC has announced no physical rallies in the five states going to polls. Now it depends on which leader can go viral online like Modi.

Why bankers, engineers, researchers & other pros are turning teachers on edtech platforms

While a job in a school or college would require a B.Ed. or a NET/PhD qualification, edtech platforms don't insist on them. They demand for specialised knowledge in their teachers.

SubscriberWrites: Central Bank Digital Currency is an idea whose time has come. But is India ready?

Digital currency is one step towards establishing a new-age, de-centralised financial system. India needs to be smart and willing, writes Vivek Sehrawat.

Ananth Talam – a vector artist creating magic with the click of a mouse

With 21.7k followers on Instagram, Ananth Talam's knowledge of art, talent, and eye for perfection are what have made him so popular as an artist.

China’s digital farmers are making agriculture more profitable

In some parts of rural China, the extent to which villagers are connected to the internet is greater than in large cities.

Vogue, Vanity Fair publisher to open tech centre in Bengaluru to grow digital publishing

The Condé Nast Technology Lab will open later this week, with plans to expand headcount for product, design & engineering to over 300 by 2021-end.

No rallies or roadshows, Bihar digital election is on WhatsApp, Facebook — BJP’s home turf

Gone are the days of packed campaign rallies of Lalu Prasad Yadav. Today’s politics is about who can spread their message better on WhatsApp and Facebook.

What Mooknayak was for Ambedkar, YouTube is for Dalits today

YouTube channels run by Dalits have millions of subscribers. Is this a new segregation in India or the emergence of a much-needed diversity in media ownership?

Has Netflix created an entertainment divide in India?

With growing subscriber base, online streaming channels like Netflix may have created a new kind of entertainment sensibility. ThePrint newsroom weighs in.

‘New India’ not possible without rural digitisation: Experts at PHDCCI conclave

Government officials and experts agree that technology must help rural people come into the digital mainstream, draft report for govt.

On Camera

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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