Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicInformation Technology

Topic: Information Technology

Despite pushback from social media intermediaries, govt’s grievance appellate committee stays

This committee will focus on the redressal of complaints against social media giants within 24 to 36 hours.

Roe v Wade saga shows India must reform health data policy. Protection, privacy not same

India’s health data policies assume that enabling data sharing and interoperability will lead to desirable outcomes. But this approach comes with its own risks.

Aalpha Information Systems expands its business horizons, starts sales operations in US

Along with web & mobile development services, Aalpha Information Systems also offer cloud computing solutions, blockchain solutions, artificial intelligence, virtual reality etc.

Scaler Academy review: creating equal opportunities for software engineers in 2021

Scaler Academy prides itself on having placed over 1500 of its learners in tier-1 product-based companies in the past two years.

How 3 non-techie women are helping fight fear of technology among Indian non-profits

They may not have an educational background in tech, but 3 women from different parts of India are helping non-profits channelise its potential to strengthen their work.

They came but were still absent — BJP ‘rebellion’ scuttles IT panel meet on Pegasus

BJP members on IT panel refuse to register their attendance, forcing meeting to adjourn due to lack of quorum. Chairman Tharoor and non-BJP members raise issue with Speaker.

This one Indian sector beat bleak Covid trend, saw profits, promotions & salary hikes

Some of India's top IT companies did take a knock as the pandemic first emerged and the nation went into lockdown, but the recovery was quick and the trend holds.

Why changes to ‘obsolete’ OSP rules could herald a new era for ITeS & BPO firms

The Modi govt’s new rules for ‘other service providers’ are expected to remove all red tape governing these firms and make it easier for them to do business in India.

Modi govt blocked 3,635 websites & webpages in 2019 — over twice of 2017 figures

Instances of content that had the potential to incite hatred and violence increased with higher internet usage, Union minister Sanjay Dhotre informed the Lok Sabha.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
Representational Image.| Pixabay

Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.