MeitY to set up Quantum Computing Applications Lab with AWS
The lab will identify quantum computing problem statements for experimentation from among Central and State Governments, research institutions, and academia
IIT Mandi researchers optimise electronics design for better performance under fluctuating power
The results of this work, funded by the Mini...
Exports by STPI units in Q3 FY21 estimated at Rs 1.20 lakh crore: DG
The growth in software exports in Q3 was mainly attributed to the busine...
Govt invites proposals for setting up electronic chip plants in India, acquisition abroad
"The Meity invites expression of interest (EoI) from companies/consortia desirous of setting up/expansion of existing Semiconductor wafer/device fabrication (FAB) facilities in India or acquisition of Semiconductor FABs outside India," the EoI document said.
IBM, MeitY collaborate to build future-ready skills, enhance employability
IBM will curate and provide content from its key skilling programs - SkillsBuild and STEM for Girls - to be used for the training services.
Government blocks 12 pro-Khalistani websites, some being operated by Sikhs for Justice
"12 websites have been ordered to be blocked by the Ministry of Electronics and IT under section 69 A of the IT Act. They were supporting pro-Khalistani activities. The order was issued on Monday," the source - who did not wish to be identified - told.
Anybody can download and play PUBG despite ban; government says it's aware of breaches
Earlier, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had issued advisories to the effect that none of the banned Chinese apps should be available in any form. It has also banned close to 47 clones that have come up in the weeks following its initial action in June.
The strange, sometimes sinister conspiracy theories on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death that flourished on social media
Most of these theories have since been mainstreamed in various news channels — both on television and those who exclusively operate on the internet, specifically on YouTube and Facebook. These online platforms, along with Twitter, have emerged as serious vectors of misinformation related to the case.
Paytm, GOQii, Dream11 founders take Google billing row to MeitY virtually
Nearly 40 entrepreneurs presented their concerns about Google's policies and dominance of the country's digital applications market to MeitY secretary Ajay Sawhney.
MeitY in process of amending IT rules for intermediaries to make them more accountable: Dhotre
Dhotre said Section 79(1) of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, grants intermediaries a conditional immunity with regard to any third party content uploaded on their platforms.
MeitY has blocked 224 mobile apps in interest of national security: Sanjay Dhotre
He said these apps have been blocked on national security concerns and thus "linkage with any country may not be disclosed in public domain". In response to another question, Dhotre said blocking of apps for public access is a dynamic process.
Meity-NITI launches Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge
Existing apps will be promoted in track 1 of the App Innovation Challenge and track 2 will focus on development of new apps.
MeitY gets a blockchain plan
Government is tweaking tech policies to keep up with emerging challenges. NISG says regulations should be based on the functions performed by tech, not on the tech itself. It made the recommendation in the draft national strategy on blockchain policy that had sought comments and suggestions from stakeholders.
MeitY fails to notify online content rules
Ministry may notify guidelines before the next hearing of the case in the top court which is expected in the last week of Jan, say sources. The apex court is hearing all petitions filed in various HCs with respect to the legal obligations of social media platforms & how they should provide info of users posting & transmitting ‘harmful’ content.
Tik Tok ban: Internet Freedom Foundation writes to MeitY, terms bans disproportionate
The association said it is concerned that "app bans" may slowly emerge as a standard practice and that this has worrying implication