'Quantum supremacy' and the threat it poses to data storage, digital economy
Encryption has made the use of data safe. Will 'quantum supremacy' alter that?
FM’s pre-budget talks with stakeholders to begin today
“Over next few days, FM will meet stakeholder groups from start-ups, fintech and digit...
RBI sandbox’s first test to be on retail payments
RBI announced on Monday while seeking applications between November 15 and December 15.
View: How to tax a digitalised economy
The OECD proposal is separate from the existing ‘fixed place of business’ concept, and would operate regardless of whether taxpayers have an in-country marketing or distribution presence, or sell through related or unrelated distributors.
Digital economy? RBI says currency in circulation soars 17 per cent to Rs 21.1 lakh crore in FY19
The annual report notes a 59 percent increase in retail electronic payment transactions to 23.3 billion.
India's domestic market for computer services to grow faster than exports: UN report
The first-ever Digital Economy Report said the size of the global digital economy range from 4.5 to 15.5 per cent of world GDP.
UN panel calls for global push to create a digital economy
Recommendations echo Indian govt’s plan to step up the use of tech for citizens.
Fintech game changer or a work in progress? RBI's sandbox move divides industry
Backers are calling the initiative a game changer even as others seek more operational clarity.
Digital economy taxation: OECD’s roadmap and implications for India
Overall, principles would have to be put in place to determine how adjusted profits could be applied where the group has no established tax presence in the market jurisdiction.
Budget 2019: New age skills making youth jobs ready for digital economy
FM announced that the government will prepare Indian youth to take up jobs overseas by focusing on skill-sets needed abroad.
RBI's vision document on payment systems to spur digital economy: Fintech firms
COO of Payworld Praveen Dhabhai said the vision document has a focus on empowering payment system providers and at the same time providing ease to consumers.
Personal Data Protection Bill: India’s digital safety kit
PDPB will serve as a model for ensuring that Indian citizens have autonomy in the digital economy.
'We must ensure resilience and security of our 5G networks': Donald Trump on digital economy
While addressing at the G20 Summit on digital economy, US President Donald Trump said, "We must ensure resilience and security of our 5G net...
View: Abolishing MDR charges is not a great idea
To do away with MDR altogether is to cut the purse-strings which fund both existing activities and the impetus for future innovation.
Indian growth story based on strong eco fundamentals: Ambassador Shringla
“India is on the march! It became a 3.0 trillion economy this year (IMF World Economic Outlook, Oct 2019). It took us nearly 60 years after independence to reach the 1 trillion mark, only 12 years since then to take it to 3.0 trillion and only 5 years, from 2014-2019, to take it from 2.0 trillion to 3.0 trillion.
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