Draft eHealth standards a 'regulatory overreach', say startups and industry bodies
The contention is primarily on the fact that the Justice Srikrishna Commission, which is already considering a data privacy regulatory framework for the country, must be made operational and and if needed, DISHA can then be aligned with the same.
Number of people getting connected internet in India to double: Google India MD Rajan Anandan
With more than 600 million Indians accessing th...
Faster Internet speed spurring OTT growth in India
OTT, or the delivery of video content via Internet, is looking up as reports indicates that the average internet speed has dramatically improved in the last 18 months.
Digital commerce market estimated to touch Rs 220,330 crore by December 2017: IAMAI
The online travel industry however, continues to lead the market with 56% share while share of online non-travel has improved over the previous year to reach 44%.
New GST Bill definitions "imprecise" for e-comm sector: IAMAI
The new draft of the Goods and Services Tax Bill will be problematic for companies in the e-commerce sector because of a lack of clarity.
Proposed 6% equalisation levy will harm startups: IAMAI
"The tech startups are already paying 14.5% service tax to use these ad platforms which amounts to an estimated Rs 906 crores of taxes to the government," said IAMAI in a statement.
Equalisation levy will hurt Indian tech startups: IAMAI
IAMAI said this provision of the Finance Bill has its genesis on a consultation paper by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
Child pornography: Government initiates steps to access Interpol's list
In order to check online child pornography, government has initiated steps to devise a mechanism to access Interpol's 'worst-of-list'.
Digital India: Modi government to scale Karnataka's mobile governance platform 'Mobile-One' nationally
Centre has asked for details of Congress-ruled Karnataka's mobile-governance platform, which integrates 4,187 services, into one app, Mobile-One.
Big Bazaar joins hands with MobiKwik wallet
Big Bazaar has already started a pilot in some outlets, including Mumbai and Delhi NCR, and it plans to extend the service nationwide.
Aim to be trusted health partner for Indian consumers: Prashant Tandon
We wanted to drive an innovation, in the consumer healthcare space that aimed to make it understandable, accessible and affordable for consumers.
Net Neutrality: TRAI invites flak for making mails, email IDs in response to OTT paper public
Trai though came under criticism for making public lakhs of emails of those who had mailed in their views on the subject, leaving the senders vulnerable to spammers.
Google, Yahoo's initiatives in non-English internet space gaining pace
The myriad parts of the Internet space are shifting gears in the non-English language space.
States can grow 1% for every 10% new Internet connections
Consequently, for every 10 per cent increase in Internet and broadband penetration, India could potentially add USD 17 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the report said.
Internet base in India crosses 100 million mark: What does it mean for businesses that can ride on this?
When an industry body announced in Nov crossing of that milestone, it was seen as a representation of the buzz being felt in the Indian Internet space.