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NASA will debut AI system on Mars rovers to direct the search for life on the Red planet and beyond
science

NASA will debut AI system on Mars rovers to direct the search for life on the Red planet and beyond

By using AI to do an initial analysis of the data after it's collected but before it's sent to Earth, NASA can optimise what they receive which increases the scientific value of missions.

Unemployment rate at 6.1%, labour force participation 36.9% in 2017-18: Govt cites new survey in Rajya Sabha
Business

Unemployment rate at 6.1%, labour force participation 36.9% in 2017-18: Govt cites new survey in Rajya Sabha

This survey on unemployment is not comparable to previous surveys, he said, adding it was an attempt to provide authentic data with the new survey conducted through the Ministry of Statistics.

E-retailers cannot influence prices of goods on platform; must adhere to fair trade practices: Draft guidelines
Business

E-retailers cannot influence prices of goods on platform; must adhere to fair trade practices: Draft guidelines

The Consumer Affairs Ministry has issued draft 'The Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules, 2019 and sought comments on the same by 2 December

Digital payment sector growth depends on scalability of risk and security measures
News & Analysis

Digital payment sector growth depends on scalability of risk and security measures

Data collection, correlation and collaboration is key for the industry to successfully defend against security threats

Congress vows to 'clean up' economic data gathering if it wins Lok Sabha polls amid concerns over official economic data
Politics

Congress vows to 'clean up' economic data gathering if it wins Lok Sabha polls amid concerns over official economic data

Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Monday that the party will review how economic data is collected and interpreted if it wins the Lok Sabha election, amid doubts over the reliability of official data

Google I/O 2019: Company's new privacy push gets a mixed reception from critics
News & Analysis

Google I/O 2019: Company's new privacy push gets a mixed reception from critics

Google wants to do more to stay ahead of “constantly evolving user expectations” on privacy.

Google will soon let users auto-delete Web and App Activity, Geo-location data
News & Analysis

Google will soon let users auto-delete Web and App Activity, Geo-location data

Google claims to have been progressively making changes to its data collection protocols.

US senators' new bill could ban deceptive data collection by social media giants
News & Analysis

US senators' new bill could ban deceptive data collection by social media giants

The bill would bar companies from choosing groups of people for behavioral experiments without consent.

Amid row over NSSO jobs report, Piyush Goyal calls for embracing modern ways of data collection for accuracy
India

Amid row over NSSO jobs report, Piyush Goyal calls for embracing modern ways of data collection for accuracy

Piyush Goyal also said that the charm of having a "fixed 9 am to 5 pm" job was waning across the world, and the youth today are looking to engage in new ways of working.

90 percent of all free Android apps on Play Store share user data with Google
News & Analysis

90 percent of all free Android apps on Play Store share user data with Google

43% of apps share data with Facebook; a significant percentage with Amazon, Twitter, and more.

Twitter faces investigation by Ireland over data collection via URL-shortening
News & Analysis

Twitter faces investigation by Ireland over data collection via URL-shortening

Privacy regulators are investigating into exactly how much data is collected via URL-shortening.

Proposed Data Protection Bill to severely impact data collection, processing for startup industry, says IAMAI
Business

Proposed Data Protection Bill to severely impact data collection, processing for startup industry, says IAMAI

"With ease of doing business being still relatively difficult for startups, creation of an additional and complex regulator in the form of Data Protection Authority with ill-defined mandate will make things much more difficult for Indian tech startups,

There's no escaping from Google collecting your data or tracking your location
News & Analysis

There's no escaping from Google collecting your data or tracking your location

Android with its Chrome open sends data to Google’s servers as often as 14 times an hour.

Behavioural Biometrics: Tech that tracks your phone taps, scrolls and swipes
News & Analysis

Behavioural Biometrics: Tech that tracks your phone taps, scrolls and swipes

Behavioural patterns like how you press, scroll, type on your phone screen determines who you are.

US lawmakers ask Google and Apple to elaborate their data collection practices
News & Analysis

US lawmakers ask Google and Apple to elaborate their data collection practices

ECC sent letters to Tim Cook and Larry Page, asking them to reveal their data collection practices.

Google might have to pay $4.29 billion for collecting personal data of iPhone users in UK: Report
News & Analysis

Google might have to pay $4.29 billion for collecting personal data of iPhone users in UK: Report

Google has been sued for using an algorithm that surpassed the default setting that blocks third-party apps of Apple's Safari browser and obtained browsing history.

Facebook fact check: Mark Zuckerberg is partially lying about how Facebook works to US senators
News & Analysis

Facebook fact check: Mark Zuckerberg is partially lying about how Facebook works to US senators

These included claims about how Facebook tracks users even when they’re not on Facebook itself, but only for “security purposes.”

Maharashtra loan waiver scheme: Rs 5,000 crore disbursed in accounts of 9.43 lakh farmers
India

Maharashtra loan waiver scheme: Rs 5,000 crore disbursed in accounts of 9.43 lakh farmers

Banks have so far deposited Rs 5,141 crore in accounts of 9.43 lakh farmers under the loan waiver scheme of the Maharashtra government, Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said on Tuesday.

Microsoft's Windows 10 reportedly breaches data protection laws in the Netherlands
News & Analysis

Microsoft's Windows 10 reportedly breaches data protection laws in the Netherlands

There seems to be a possibility that Microsoft would not tweak it privacy policy in the Netherlands, but make bigger changes to the way it collects 'telemetry data' globally in the coming Fall Creators Update.

After SC verdict on Right to Privacy, govt in mission mode to make Aadhaar fail-proof
India

After SC verdict on Right to Privacy, govt in mission mode to make Aadhaar fail-proof

But the verdict also raises a pertinent question: What happens to Aadhaar, that is based on collection of biometric and demographic data?