Data laws will drive big growth for data management firms in India: Bipul Sinha, Rubrik

Anand J

Palo Alto, California-headquartered cloud data management firm Rubrik set up an innovation center in Bengaluru in 2016 and has ....

18 September, 2019

Big tech under scanner over data privacy; Microsoft buys data governance firm BlueTalon

Vignesh Ananthraj

Big tech companies, once considered consumer champions, are now apparently moving to the dark side of capitalism, a new report ....

30 July, 2019
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Compile central database to benefit citizens, but protect privacy: Economic Survey

Anirban Ghoshal

The Economic Survey of 2019 has recommended the creation of a central database with a strong privacy framework that could benefit ....

4 July, 2019

Won’t tolerate violations of FDI norms, govt warns e-commerce firms

Payal Ganguly

Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal has warned top executives of e-commerce companies that the government will not tolerate violations ....

25 June, 2019

Watch: Cloudnine Hospitals is upgrading childcare with frontier tech

Anirban Ghoshal

The healthcare industry has been among the foremost adopters of frontier technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) ....

30 April, 2019

Hackers had access to some Microsoft Outlook accounts for 3 months

Vignesh Ananthraj

Microsoft has sent out notifications to a few of its Outlook users informing them that hackers had access to their emails and ....

15 April, 2019
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India using data much better than global counterparts: Dell EMC index

Vignesh Ananthraj

India has produced much less data than its global counterparts in the past year but it is one of the leaders at using this data ....

26 March, 2019

Parliament panel summons Twitter CEO amid allegations of bias

Reuters

An Indian parliamentary panel is summoning Twitter Inc's chief executive to appear before it later this month, after ....

11 February, 2019

Facebook users in India will now know who paid for political ads

Reuters

Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country’s ....

8 February, 2019

India most digitally mature country, finds Dell Technologies study

Anand J

India has emerged as the most digitally mature market in the world, according to a study by Dell Technologies. India secured a ....

31 January, 2019
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Social media giants gear up to fight Indian govt's proposal on regulating content

Reuters

Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would ....

11 January, 2019

Jio, Paytm support lawful interception of messages on OTT platforms

Payal Ganguly

Telecom company Reliance Jio and Alibaba-backed digital wallet firm Paytm are in favour of lawful interception of messages sent ....

10 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Cloud's popularity soars but policy challenges are on the horizon

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing has been among the biggest talking points in technology this year, as large Indian enterprises embarked on digital ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Policy moves that shook the startup ecosystem

Payal Ganguly

The year saw the powers that be take proactive measures to regulate and create a framework for emerging technologies, which took ....

24 December, 2018

Facebook says user permission was a condition for preferential data access

Reuters

Facebook Inc said it did not give some companies access to people's data without their permission, after the New York Times ....

19 December, 2018

Latest Facebook bug may have affected nearly 7 mn users

Reuters

Facebook Inc said on Friday it has discovered a bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million people who used Facebook login ....

14 December, 2018

Google+ shutdown fast-tracked as new privacy bug affects 52.5 mn users

Reuters

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it would shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of ....

11 December, 2018

How Facebook gave Netflix, others 'special access' to user data

Reuters

Facebook Inc let some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, access users’ lists of friends after it cut off ....

6 December, 2018

Knowledge-sharing site Quora says 100 million users hit by security breach

Reuters

About 100 million users of Quora were affected by unauthorized access to one of its systems by a “malicious third party,” ....

4 December, 2018

Luxury hotel chain Marriott says 500 million guests at risk after database hack

Reuters

Marriott International said on Friday that hackers illegally accessed its Starwood Hotels brand's reservation database ....

30 November, 2018

International regulators probe Facebook over fake news and data violation

Shweta Sharma

On Tuesday, lawmakers from nine countries took Mark Zuckerberg, founder of social networking giant Facebook, to task over fake ....

28 November, 2018