Technology

The Metals & Mining industry is dominated by century old behemoths like BHP Billiton, Alcoa, Noersk Hydro, etc. Against these Goliaths, we at Vedanta, see ourselves as David – always on the...
Sep 16, 2019
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Guruprasad Gaonkar, APAC SAAS Leader – Office of Finance, Operations and Digital Supply Chain, says the Eighth Continent is a world of disruptive technologies, where 4.4 billion people connect beyond...
Sep 09, 2019
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CFOs today are required to take ownership of the data in the company as stewards. This is a new facet of their evolving and emerging role in the rapidly transforming enterprise. The requirement is of...
Mar 26, 2019
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Bengaluru-based technology company Infosys will settle with Sebi the former CFO Rajiv Bansal's severance pay case by paying Rs 34.4 lakh.   According to a report by Times of India, the...
Feb 19, 2019
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The income tax (I-T) department is likely to introduce features in its processes viz., team-based assessment, video-conferencing and electronic review of orders, to ensure hassle-free quality...
Feb 12, 2019
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India’s top 10 information technology (IT) companies hired 114,390 workforce in 2018, which is more than four-fold increase from the previous year, said a LiveMint story. It said the numbers are...
Feb 11, 2019
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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is likely to finalise its recommendations on whether over-the-top (OTT) services, such as WhatsApp and Skype. The telecom regulator will also decide on...
Jan 29, 2019
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Finance teams lack the digital skillset to embrace the latest advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), causing a negative impact on revenue growth, says a new joint study by the Association of...
Jan 23, 2019
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The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the takeover of Tata Teleservices’ (TTSL) mobility business by Airtel.   “The National Company Law Tribunal, New Delhi, Principal Bench,...
Jan 22, 2019
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There is a need for big investment in fibre infrastructure to make 5G a reality, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) chairman RS Sharma said on Thursday.   “5G is going to have...
Jan 18, 2019
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The use of virtual assistants (VAs) in the workplace is growing. By 2021, according to Gartner, 25% of digital workers will use a virtual employee assistant (VEA) on a daily basis. This will be up...
Jan 17, 2019
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New data collected by Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that across seven key cloud services and infrastructure market segments, operator and vendor revenues for 2018 passed the $250 billion...
Jan 08, 2019
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Over the last few years, organisations in India have adopted technology in most of their business activities, including their anti-fraud efforts. Our previous fraud survey in 2016 identified...
Jan 07, 2019
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American multinational financial services corporation Mastercard has said it will start deleting data of Indian cardholders from global servers.   The company said it has asked the Reserve Bank...
Dec 17, 2018
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The draft National Policy on Electronics 2018 which has undergone wide consultations so far will be finalised and taken up by the cabinet very soon, said IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad last week...
Dec 17, 2018
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A survey by Gartner said over 87 per cent of organisations have low business intelligence (BI) and analytics maturity, and this creates a big obstacle for organisations wanting to increase the...
Dec 07, 2018
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Corporate India has come of age now when it relates to adopting technology to tackle fraud. The companies surveyed, recently by Deloitte India, showed far more optimism than they had in earlier...
Dec 07, 2018
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More than 93 per cent of the Indian organizations are still in the early stages of maturity, according to IDC India’s latest study, titled "IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Cloud in India, 2018". This...
Nov 26, 2018
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Although the top IT security priorities of IT leaders have remained consistent over the past 15 years, the types of threats organizations are protecting against has shifted significantly, according...
Nov 22, 2018
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The Ministry of Communications and IT is mulling providing relief package to the industry players, said a Businessline report quoting atop official here on Wednesday.    A few days ago Vodafone...
Nov 22, 2018
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Enterprises plan to increase hybrid cloud usage, with 91 per cent stating hybrid cloud as the ideal IT model, but only 18 per cent stating they have that model today, according to Nutanix’s first...
Nov 19, 2018
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More than 93% of the Indian organizations are still in the early stages of maturity, according to IDC India’s latest study, titled IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Cloud in India, 2018. This in IDC...
Nov 15, 2018
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In today’s times, technology evolves real fast…the flip side, so do hackers. Armed with a deviously brilliant mind and superior knowledge of the latest technologies, hackers are breaching...
Oct 31, 2018
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  A KPMG report forecasts that India's digital economy may well cross $1 trillion by the financial year 2022. The report was launched at the India Mobile Congress 2018. The report said, “With the...
Oct 26, 2018
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Account takeover (ATO) attacks, in which a person's credentials are stolen and used to send emails from their real account, have multiple objectives. Some attackers try to use the hacked email...
Oct 23, 2018
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The telecom sector is staring at huge job cuts. Experts estimate more than 60,000 telecom employees may get the axe by the end of this financial year. The reason is  sectoral consolidation, which...
Oct 23, 2018
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued the guidelines for interoperability among different kinds of prepaid instruments (PPIs), including e-wallets, meal vouchers and gift vouchers.   As...
Oct 17, 2018
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Although the vast majority of Indian organizations believe that advanced technologies will be crucial for future growth, few plan to increase their training investment significantly in the next few...
Oct 09, 2018
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How is technology facilitating scale and efficiency in enterprises? Pls give us some anecdotes with regards specific technology use-cases, which brings out its value (to enterprises).  ...
Oct 08, 2018
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Zendesk recently released the Zendesk Benchmark Guide for Enterprise, which outlines best practices for two different types of large companies: Digital Natives that have been considered digital...
Oct 04, 2018
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In April-June 2018 year-­on-year basis, the gross revenue  of telecom service providers and licence fee paid to the government dipped by around 10 per cent to Rs 58,401 crore and Rs 2,929 crore,...
Oct 04, 2018
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The Union Cabinet, on Wednesday, approved the National Digital Communications Policy-2018 (NDCP-2018).   The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, re-named the Telecom Commission as...
Sep 27, 2018
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the telecom sector grew five times in the last three fiscals – from $1.3 billion in 2015-16 to $ 6.2 billion in 2017-18, said Manoj Sinha, Minister of State for...
Sep 26, 2018
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With only 10 days left, foreign e-commerce companies, like Amazon, Google, Apple, have begun registering themselves for goods and services tax (GST) in all the states.   These companies have...
Sep 20, 2018
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The digital payments market in India is expected to grow to $1 trillion by 2023 driven by spurt in mobile payments, presenting huge business opportunities for players in the digital space, said a...
Aug 03, 2018
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It may not always be the hot topic on the table at financial planning meets, but a closer look reveals that employee benefits may be worth a second look. When we get down to brass tacks, it’s...
Aug 01, 2018
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A 10-member committee on data protection, headed by Justice (retired) B N Srikrishna, has suggested changes in various laws including the Aadhaar Act to ensure protection of citzens' data.  ...
Jul 30, 2018
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The Government of India should work to drive cross-border collaboration with countries leading in AI (artificial intelligence) research, suggests a joint study by Assocham and PwC.    As per it...
Jun 19, 2018
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Banks will have their task cut out in the coming years, According State Bank of India, the country’s largest public sector bank, it will be a very challenging time for banks and not only because...
Jun 12, 2018
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The thrust by banks, regulators and the government to motivate citizens for digital payments is finally paying off, with cashless transaction contributing to 7 per cent of GDP from 2.5 per cent...
Jun 06, 2018
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NITI Aayog, on Monday, released a discussion paer on National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence. The aim is to leverage transformative technology to supplement human intelligence and thus ensure...
Jun 05, 2018
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The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics at workplaces is expected to double in India in the next three years from current 14 per cent to 27 per cent – which is higher than the global and...
May 24, 2018
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Global technology major IBM feels there is a huge gap in the demand and supply of cybersecurity professionals in the country.   The software company calls upon the young graduates to aspire for...
May 14, 2018
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The US, Japan and Singapore have opposed India's call for data regulation and servers being located in the country.   They say government intervention will encroach upon data privacy. Experts...
May 04, 2018
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The Department of Telecom has unveiled the draft of National Digital Communications Policy – 2018.   A 22-page document has been put before public domian to seek their comments.   The...
May 02, 2018
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Cryptocurrencies like bitcoins are most likely to continue facing regulatory obstacles in the near term, according to ratings agency Moody's Investors Service.   In its report on fintech and...
Apr 26, 2018
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The telecom regulator is likely to seek more powers, in order to regulate the flow of data from users to app makers.   People aware of the matter told ET that Trai might ask for an amendment to...
Apr 11, 2018
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American researchers are proposing the creation of a public, open-source network that uses blockchains to share verifiable manufacturing data.    Most people associate blockchain with...
Apr 11, 2018
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This week, three Indian factoring exchanges and the American blockchain technology firm MonetaGo announced launching of a full-fledged blockchain. The yet-unnamed blockchain, built on HyperLedger...
Apr 09, 2018
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The industry body Assocham has asked the Reserve Bank of India to put in safety mechanism to ensure safety of the data trail that the cryptocurrency can leave, as it changes hands through a range...
Apr 09, 2018
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