Daily Archives: October 6, 2017

‘India’s challenge is how to use big data for better governance

India which has created perhaps the biggest data repository in the world now faces the challenge of using the information for better governance, experts and officials said here on Friday. At the first workshop on “Big Data Analytics in Government” organised by the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG) it emerged that India owns the

AI will eliminate 1.8 mn jobs but create 2.3 mn jobs by 2020: Gartner

Fake news has become a major worldwide political and media theme for 2017. “While fake news is currently in the public consciousness, it is important to realise the extent of digitally created content that is not a factual or authentic representation of information goes well beyond the news aspect,” Gartner said in a statement. For

Mobile Internet services snapped in Kashmir

Mobile Internet services were today snapped across Kashmir to prevent rumour mongering following several cases of vigilante violence against braid chopping incidents in the Valley, officials said. The mobile Internet services were snapped shortly after noon as a precautionary measure, an official said. Separatists had called for protests against the incidents of braid chopping in

Oppo hails govt’s approval to open single-brand retail stores in India

Welcoming the Indian government’s decision to let Chinese smartphone maker Oppo to open single-brand retail stores in the country, Sky Li, Global Vice President and President, OPPO India said the company is committed to providing good-quality devices to the young Indian users. “We welcome the government’s decision, which is in line with our commitment to