UPI 2.0 can turn into a mega citizen-scale pay system

India enters 2019 on the cusp of a digital revolution, mainly due to major influencers. First, we have a regulator defining the landscape by innovation-led policies, fuelling new-age business models and maintaining security and risk management standards to highest levels. Second, we have a government that is focused on moving towards a digital or less-cash […]

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Andhra Pradesh government, Adani group team up to develop parks for green data centres

NEW DELHI: Chandrababu Naidu-headed Andhra Pradesh government Friday entered into an alliance with the Adani group to build Data Centre Parks up to 5 gigawatt (GW) capacities in and around Visakhapatnam over the next 20 years. This initiative would be a first-of-its-kind 100% renewable energy-powered worldwide with Adani group investing Rs 70,000 crores, a joint statement read. The new […]

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Social media giants plan push-back on India’s new regulations: Sources

Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would require them to actively regulate content in one of the world’s biggest Internet markets, sources close to the matter told Reuters. The rules, proposed by the Information Technology ministry on Christmas Eve, would compel platforms such as Facebook , its […]

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India opens control centre for monitoring govt data infrastructure

The Government of India has setup Command and Control Centre at National Informatics Centre (NIC) with the aim to provide single window solution for monitoring, troubleshooting and technical support for Cloud and Data CentreInfrastructure. Minister for IT Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated the Centre on Thursday. NIC has been offering Data Centre and Cloud services to the Government. Currently, it has […]

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