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Proposed TDS levy on e-commerce transactions may impact working capital of businesses: IAMAI chairman
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Proposed TDS levy on e-commerce transactions may impact working capital of businesses: IAMAI chairman

The proposed levy of 1 percent TDS on e-commerce transactions announced in the recent Budget may seem like a harmless 'papercut' but could impact working capital of small businesses, Amit Agarwal, country head of Amazon India and Chairman of industry body IAMAI said on Wednesday

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

Self-regulatory online content code may not serve interests of Indian consumers, creators
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Self-regulatory online content code may not serve interests of Indian consumers, creators

Signatories of this self-regulatory code include major players like Netflix, Hotstar and Jio.

TRAI recommendations on regulation of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger by Feb-end: Report
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TRAI recommendations on regulation of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger by Feb-end: Report

Last year, TRAI initiated a consultation to explore the regulatory framework for OTT apps.

IAMAI asks govt defer implementation of revised FDI norms for e-commerce
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IAMAI asks govt defer implementation of revised FDI norms for e-commerce

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Tuesday urged the government to defer the implementation of revised norms for e-commerce companies having foreign investments, as few provisions are unclear and onerous

Internet services sector may create 1.2 crore new jobs by 2022: IAMAI report
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Internet services sector may create 1.2 crore new jobs by 2022: IAMAI report

The IAMAI report expects the number of Internet users in the country to increase 1.6 times from 481 million at present to 762 million in 2022 due to the proliferation of affordable Internet connectivity

WhatsApp agrees on local data storage, as opportunities are bigger than obstacles
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WhatsApp agrees on local data storage, as opportunities are bigger than obstacles

WhatsApp has decided to fall in line with RBI's demand to store data in local storage silos.

Facebook India's new MD Ajit Mohan might end up focussing more on regulatory challenges than market power
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Facebook India's new MD Ajit Mohan might end up focussing more on regulatory challenges than market power

What was thought to be one of the coolest jobs in India's corporate world is now a veritable hot seat.

Cross-border data flow to contribute to India's digital economy: Sundar Pichai
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Cross-border data flow to contribute to India's digital economy: Sundar Pichai

The step will benefit startups expand, and global companies to contribute to India’s digital economy.

SC upholds RBI circular prohibiting banks and financial institutions from providing services in cryptocurrencies
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SC upholds RBI circular prohibiting banks and financial institutions from providing services in cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies, in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of the currency units and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank

India far from having bridged the gender gap when it comes to internet usership in India: IAMAI
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India far from having bridged the gender gap when it comes to internet usership in India: IAMAI

Based on the report prepared along with Kantar IMRB, both urban and rural population in India has witnessed a growth in internet users since December 2016.

Urgent need for data privacy law needed to ensure security of private and public data: Parliamentary panel
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Urgent need for data privacy law needed to ensure security of private and public data: Parliamentary panel

As the country marches towards digitalisation, especially after demonetisation, it is necessary to have a sound consumer policy and data protection laws, the panel said.

Niti Aayog Chief Executive Amitabh Kant believes that everyone in India will have a smartphone in next 5 years
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Niti Aayog Chief Executive Amitabh Kant believes that everyone in India will have a smartphone in next 5 years

As far as the start-up community goes, 'Make in India' initiative had brought in a paradigm change in the financial ecosystem.

India likely to become a $5 trillion economy in next eight-nine years
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India likely to become a $5 trillion economy in next eight-nine years

India is already ranked as the most active Internet user globally on a monthly basis. Digital transactions will touch $100 trillion in the next 10 years.

Internet user numbers to reach up to 3.47 billion by year end; that's 46.8 percent of the global population
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Internet user numbers to reach up to 3.47 billion by year end; that's 46.8 percent of the global population

The number of Internet users in India is expected to reach 450-465 million, said the IAMAI and market research firm IMRB International prepared report.

Improvements in Internet speed spurring growth in the OTT sphere in India
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Improvements in Internet speed spurring growth in the OTT sphere in India

Internet speed improvement in India over the last few months is spurring OTT sphere growth and may bring about a behavioural shift among Indian consumers.

Digital advertising spend in India projected to reach Rs 9,700 crore by December 2017
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Digital advertising spend in India projected to reach Rs 9,700 crore by December 2017

The digital advertising spend in India is expected to continue at a compound annual growth rate of 33 percent to touch Rs 9,700 crore by December 2017.

Local sourcing and assembly of smartphones likely to bring Rs 31,000 crore in 2019
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Local sourcing and assembly of smartphones likely to bring Rs 31,000 crore in 2019

India is the second largest smartphone market in the world in terms of number of users, connecting more than 292 million people across the country.

Rajan Anandan, head of Google India has been appointed as the new Chairman of IAMAI
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Rajan Anandan, head of Google India has been appointed as the new Chairman of IAMAI

Google's vice-president for South East Asia and India, Rajan Anandan has been appointed the new chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).

'Mobile internet witnesses faster users growth in rural India'
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'Mobile internet witnesses faster users growth in rural India'

The report noted that total monthly average mobile bill has decreased over time, reflecting the greater affordability of mobile services in India.