Big Data News
From finance to big data, China's new structural reforms
Chinese legislators have announced sweeping structural reforms to the country's top regulatory bodies, including the reshuffle of the science and technology ministry, the establishment of a new National Data Bureau, a new centralised regulatory body for finance, and changes to the Legislation Law
Google, Apple, Meta, Amazon, Twitter: New report reveals who collects the most data from users
A recent study shows that of all the big tech companies, Google collects the most data from users, beating out Meta, Twitter and Amazon, whereas Apple collects the least.
Smartphone penetration empowers farmers with a splash of technology
Until 2003, 60 per cent of the Indian farmers complained about having no access to information or modern technology, leading to unforeseen losses
How technology has created new avenues for digital financial inclusion
The number of active internet users in India is expected to increase by 45 per cent in the next five years and touch 900 million by 2025 from around 622 million in 2020
Big tech data centres spark worry over water scarcity in the US
As demand for cloud computing grows, the world's biggest tech companies are building more data centers, including in arid regions even though they use vast amounts of water per day
'Chinese surveillance state's depth can't be underestimated': Prof behind revelations on tracking of top leaders
Zhenhua Data Information Technology Co. Limited, a Shenzen-based company, is monitoring over 10,000 prominent people and organisations in India, a report in The Indian Express said
Exclusive: Govt wants unrestricted access to non-personal data of citizens from e-commerce, social media companies
Looks to peek into data with internet and brick-and-mortar firms on demand.
Narendra Modi asks CAG to develop innovative methods to check frauds in govt departments
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked auditor CAG to develop technical tools to check fraud in government departments and play a role in making India a $5 trillion economy
Exponential technologies such as AI, ML, Industry 4.0 critical for transforming businesses
India is becoming an integral part of the global digital value chain and is also emerging as one of the largest suppliers of digital talent
Growing adoption of big Data, analytics and artificial intelligence to push India's cloud market to $7 bn by 2022: Nasscom
The report titled 'Cloud – Next Wave of Growth in India', said cloud spending in 2018 was estimated to be about six percent of the total IT spending
India is likely to generate over 14 lakh new IT jobs by 2027: Report
Apparently, there will be a whopping 46% growth in jobs primarily driven by essential digital transformation skills.
Does a machine-colonised future await Indian youth in the era of Industry 4.0?
Industry 4.0 moves brusquely into India without moderation and qualification by academic reflection.
Indian student in US creates a space-detecting algorithm to tackle parking issues
Sai Nikhil Reddy Mettupally at University of Alabama used big data analytics to tackle parking issues.
Police arrest 24 people for duping several US citizens posing as Microsoft staff
This was possible with the real-time monitoring of cyber crimes by Microsoft's Digital Crime.
'Security state' China is using QR codes, big data to track, monitor Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, claims Human Rights Watch
China is using latest biometric and surveillance technology including installing QR codes on homes of the Uyghur ethnic community in the Xinjiang to track their movement and get instant access to the personal details of people living in the area, a report in the Human Rights Watch said.
Fast and big is the recipe to make machine learning a valuable resource
The digital transformation era is upon us as data has become a modern-day currency.
Using AI in financial fraud detection can help banks save unnecessary losses
AI is already causing massive upheaval in the banking and financial services industry.
Amazon Alexa to be embedded in a lot more devices thanks to US chipmakers
DSP is hoping to spur more products from gadget makers of all sizes to include Alexa.
Twitter to move some of its core infrastructure to Google's Cloud Platform for better data management
The Hadoop compute system is the core of Twitter's data platform, and the company runs multiple large Hadoop clusters that are among the biggest globally.