Monthly Archives: September 2017

Digital India drives $7.4 bn investments in Indian internet cos in 9 months

Indian internet companies have received investments worth $7.4 billion in the last nine months till September. This indicates a revival of interest among global investors as the country furthers its digital push to get more people to transact online. According to data from researcher Tracxn, firms got $7.4 billion in the nine months till September

User data information requests from India at all-time high: Google

The number of requests that Google received from India in the first half of 2017 for disclosing user data was at an all-time high, reveals the latest biannual transparency report from the search engine giant. Between January 1 and June 30 this year, Google received 3,843 requests for data from 6,343 accounts from government agencies,

Time to take digital innovations at grassroot level: Reliance Jio

India has a unique opportunity to start a digital movement for employment, entrepreneurship and innovation at the grassroot level, a top Reliance Jio executive said here on Friday. Speaking on the concluding day of the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017 here, Mathew Oommen, President of Network, Global Strategy and Service Development at Reliance Jio, said

BlackBerry reports 2Q profit, adjusted income tops estimates

BlackBerry Ltd. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $19 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said it had net income of 4 cents per basic share. On a diluted basis – assuming conversion of the company’s convertible debentures – the loss was 7