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Microsoft has launched Project Sangam, a cloud service integrated with LinkedIn that will help train and generate employment for middle and low-skilled workers.
Aadhaar biometrics will now enable cashless shopping sans card and smartphone. A look at the hopes and fears.
The Watal Committee’s report presents the government with an impossible road map to a cashless nirvana.
"Indians in general have yet to understand the meaning and essence of privacy," says Member of Parliament, Tathagata Satpathy.
The National Institute of Public Finance and Policy organized a public seminar on surveillance in India on February 9, 2017 in New Delhi. Pranesh Prakash gave a talk.
The Guardian is reporting that a prominent think tank has found that the prospect of using fingerprint authentication for everyday payments is raising privacy concerns among the Indian public.
A round-table conference was organised by ORF and Koan Advisory on “Securing Digital Payments: Imperatives for a Growing Ecosystem”, at “The Claridges”, APJ Abdul Kalam Road, New Delhi, between 11.30 - 13.30 on February 3, 2017. Udbhav Tiwari attended the round-table conference.
Pranesh Prakash conducted two workshops on consecutive days, February 2 and 3, 2017 in Mumbai. The first one organized by IndiaSpend was held in their office. The second one organized by a fellow with the International Center Journalists was held in the Hindustan Times office.
Giving out your fingerprint for Aadhar payments is as bad as telling the seller your banking password
PRS India recently released a report card enlisting the status of all the major policy announcements made by the President on India in his address to the Parliament on 23 February 2016. The policies cover all the major sectors including economy and finance, industry and manufacturing, governance and legal reform, skill development, science and innovation among others.
Late January. The buzz was palpable at the MLR Convention Centre in South Bengaluru. Developers were streaming into 50p, a conference organised by HasGeek, which has curated technology forums since 2011. But this wasn't just one of the six HasGeek communions that the programmers attend annually. 50p put the spotlight on digital payments, which meant the gathering would be more diverse than anything before.
If you do fall victim to fraud, file your complaint at RBI's Sachet web site.
The Indian Supreme Court’s review of Facebook Inc.'s and WhatsApp Inc.'s data security practices may lack teeth but also presages a desire for a stronger privacy regime and oversight of multinationals, internet and privacy specialists told Bloomberg BNA.
Amber Sinha participated as a panelist in a panel on 'EU Adequacy Status for International Data Transfers' in Brussels, Belgium on January 26, 2017. The event was organized by Privacy International.
Cashing on the ignorance of users, social media platforms are increasingly being used to scam people.
Notebook: Social media cuts through red tape in a country beset by inertia.
A two day workshop was held on January 21 - 22 at Ecumenical Christian Centre in Bangalore. The workshop was organized by Enable India. Nirmita Narasimhan attended the workshop.
Udbhav Tiwari attended this programme organized by National Institute of Training for Standardization, under the Bureau of India Standards on the 19 and 20 of January, 2017 in Nodia, New Delhi.
Govt should take a relaxed view of 'violations' of flag code in products sold in foreign countries: Experts
When it comes to products on sale in global ecommerce vendor sites that seem to violate India’s strict flag code, the government should take a more relaxed and less punitive approach.
Sunil Abraham spoke to Economic Times on the misuse of Aadhaar during demonetisation.
Losing a phone has become even more costly after the government's push for a cashless society.