Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicGlobal Technology Summit

Topic: Global Technology Summit

Cybersecurity is critical for national security of India & US, says Indian envoy to US Sandhu

Speaking at the Global Technology Summit held by the External Affairs Ministry & Carnegie India, Sandhu said that with the pandemic, technology has become a ‘game changer’.

Need to press ‘refresh’ button on United Nations, says External Affairs Minister Jaishankar

At Carnegie’s Global Technology Summit, Jaishankar says the world is becoming more bilateral and plurilateral in the absence of reform of the multilateral UN.

Facebook wary of new Data Protection Bill that asks it to give non-personal info to govt

After govt modifies cabinet-approved Data Protection Bill to mandate data access, Facebook says information it stores won’t be very useful in policy making.

Big data not new, but must be converted to knowledge: Govt’s science adviser VijayRaghavan

VijayRaghavan said knowledge is power, but it will not always be available to everyone. He stressed on the need for democratisation of data and learning.

Facebook has made mistakes, but is trying to regain public trust: India chief Ajit Mohan

At Carnegie India’s Global Technology Summit, Facebook India MD Ajit Mohan says the social media giant is different from what it used to be two years ago.

On Camera

YourTurn

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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