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UIDAI says asked nobody to add the helpline number to contacts

by Admin last modified Aug 13, 2018 03:47 PM

UIDAI says the toll free number 1800-300-1947 in the contact list of Android phones is an ‘outdated and invalid number’

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How Chinese apps are making inroads in Indian small towns

by Admin last modified Aug 13, 2018 03:44 PM

After selling a company he cofounded to Alibaba in 2013, Sichuan-born Forrest Chen wanted to look beyond China for his next venture. India was one of the countries on his list of potential markets, which included the US, the UK, Indonesia and Thailand.

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Feminist Information Infrastructure Workshop with Blank Noise and Sangama

by Ambika Tandon last modified Aug 13, 2018 03:21 PM

Akriti Bopanna, Swaraj Paul Barooah and Ambika Tandon as part of the project on Feminist Information Infrastructure, conducted a full-day workshop with Sangama and Blank Noise on August 8, 2018 at CIS, Bangalore.

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The Big Eye: The tech is all ready for mass surveillance in India

by Admin last modified Aug 13, 2018 02:54 PM

Chennai’s T. Nagar, arguably India’s biggest shopping district by revenues and crowded on any given day, gets even more packed in festival seasons as thousands throng its saree and jewellery stores.

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UNDP joins Tech Giants in Partnership on AI

by Admin last modified Aug 13, 2018 03:51 PM

UNDP joins the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (AI), a consortium of companies, academics, and NGOs working to ensure that AI is developed in a safe, ethical, and transparent manner. Founded in 2016 by the tech giants - Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft - It has since been joined by industry leaders such as Accenture, Intel, Oxford Internet Institute - University of Oxford, eBay, as well as non profit organizations such as UNICEF and Human Rights Watch and many more.

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India’s internet shutdowns are costing the economy billions of dollars

by Admin last modified Jul 31, 2018 04:54 PM

Frequent internet shutdowns have begun to hurt the Indian economy.

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Smartphone rumours spark series of mob killings in India

by Admin last modified Jul 31, 2018 02:30 PM

Nation reels from killings blamed on fake reports of kidnappers spread on WhatsApp

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Data localisation may pinch startups, payments firms

by Admin last modified Jul 29, 2018 07:22 AM

The draft Data Protection Bill is likely to have significant impact on how companies and startups use customer data, particularly as it would increase costs and make it difficult for them to take data outside the country.

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People Should Have Right To Their Data, Not Companies, Says TRAI

by Admin last modified Jul 29, 2018 05:44 AM

Rules for protection of personal data in the telecom space are not sufficient, regulator TRAI said today while suggesting that consumers be given the right to choice, consent and to be forgotten to safeguard their privacy.

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After Securing Net Neutrality In India, TRAI Goes To Bat For Data Privacy

by Admin last modified Jul 29, 2018 05:28 AM

This will be a stop-gap measure before the creation of a privacy bill.

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The crown of thorns that awaits Facebook’s India MD hire

by Admin last modified Jul 29, 2018 02:00 AM

Between 2015 to 2017, Facebook nearly doubled its user base to about 250 million in India. The two other popular Facebook products, WhatsApp and Instagram, became swimmingly popular in the country, too – the messaging platform counts 200 million users here and the photos and videos sharing app some 60 million.

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Bit by byte protecting her privacy

by Admin last modified Jul 29, 2018 01:46 AM

The Srikrishna committee draft law on data protection is days away. Here’s a bucket list of issues that will matter

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Govt asks CBI to probe Cambridge Analytica in data breach case

by Admin last modified Jul 29, 2018 01:47 AM

Centre directs social media platforms to take prompt action against fake messages

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Ethical Data Design Practices in the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Age

by Admin last modified Aug 01, 2018 11:14 PM

Shweta Mohandas was a panelist at discussion on Ethical Data Design Practices in the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Age, organised by Startup Grind, Bangalore on July 28, 2018 at NUMA Bangalore.

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Firms find wealth in your data

by Admin last modified Jul 25, 2018 04:06 PM

Data collection and theft is quite prevalent and there is little an individual can do right now.

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WhatsApp races against time to fix fake news mess ahead of 2019 general elections

by Admin last modified Jul 25, 2018 03:27 PM

On Friday, when WhatsApp announced that it would pilot a ‘five media-based forwards limit’ in India, the government came up with an unequivocal reminder.

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Srikrishna panel upset at timing of Trai suggestions

by Admin last modified Jul 19, 2018 02:17 PM

The Justice BN Srikrishna Committee, which is drafting a model data protection and privacy law for India, is upset by the timing of recommendations made by the country’s telecom regulator this week, according to a senior member of the panel, as it fears this will delay the submission of its own report, due later this month.

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TRAI recommendations on data privacy raises eyebrows

by Admin last modified Jul 19, 2018 01:33 PM

The telecom regulator’s recommendations on data privacy have raised eyebrows over jurisdiction and timing, with IT ministry officials as well as companies questioning the need for it at a time when the government appointed Justice BN Srikrishna committee is in the final stages of drafting the data protection law.

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IETF 102 Montreal

by Admin last modified Aug 01, 2018 10:42 PM

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) organized IETF 102 Montreal at Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Montreal in Canada from July 14 - 20, 2018. Gurshabad Grover participated remotely in the meetings of several Working Groups.

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IEEE-SA InDITA Conference 2018

by Admin last modified Aug 01, 2018 11:04 PM

Gurshabad Grover participated in the IEEE-SA InDITA Conference 2018 organized by IEEE Standards Association held IIIT-Bangalore on July 10 and 11, 2018.

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