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Nov 15, 2017
Alibaba-owned UC Browser gets delisted from the Google Play Store; data-theft cited as the reason for banIn August, it said that the ban would take place after consumers had complained that the Chinese browser was making the consumer's privacy vulnerable.
Nov 13, 2017
Union Home Minister asks for expedite examination of measures to curb financial frauds through cybercrimeRajnath Singh was told about measures taken by the Jharkhand Police to crack down on perpetrators of phone frauds, which had resulted in considerable fall in such crime.
Oct 31, 2017
Majority of LED bulbs sold in India spurious, non-compliant with govt safety norms, says studyThe Nielsen survey found that 48 percent of LED bulb brands had no mention of manufacturer's address and 31 percent brands did not have a manufacturer's name violating Indian legal metrology regulations
Oct 12, 2017
Ahead of data protection law roll out, experts caution that it shouldn't limit collection and use of dataThe experts noted that the Supreme Court judgment remains meaningless for digital Indians without a proper data protection law in place as all other existing laws, such as the Information Technology Act, 2000, do not adequately address the question of right to privacy.
Sep 16, 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to launch Google Tez, a UPI-based digital payment service, on 18 SeptemberUPI was launched by NPCI and is regulated by the RBI, which facilitates the instant fund transfer between two bank accounts on the mobile platform
Sep 13, 2017
Centre forms policy group to study and recommend framework for AI adoptionAmid debate on the consequences of AI, India has formed a policy group to study new technologies and recommend a framework for its adoption.
Sep 06, 2017
Expert committee set up to identify country's data protection issues, Centre tells Supreme CourtThe Centre told apex court that after the committee's report is submitted, "there is a possibility that the law shall be passed regulating data protection".
Sep 04, 2017
NIC to develop a massive e-mail server vis-a-vis official e-mails for the central and state government officersNIC (National Informatics Centre) is developing an e-mail server for the whole government.
Aug 28, 2017
Data protection bill would be in place by December, says IT Minister Ravi Shankar PrasadAnother committee member elaborated that the data protection rules would be worked upon its usage, with respect to sharing and its validity.
Aug 24, 2017
IT Minister affirms government priority on data protection; to release data only on public interestIT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government does not give the right to release data to anyone, except in case of compelling public interest.