BoB tops govt’s digital scorecard

Bank of Baroda has announced that it has ranked on top with a total of 86 per cent marks on the scorecard issued by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for the month of February and March 2021. The scorecard ranks 44 banks on various parameters on the digital business. Continue Reading

How safe is CoWin?

The CoWin system used for registering people for Covid-19 vaccination is completely secure and reports of the system being hacked ‘appear to be fake’, the government has said. Continue Reading

Centre sets deadline to WhatsApp over privacy policy

The Union government has once again asked Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp to withdraw its controversial new privacy policy. Continue Reading

Editorial: Tweet trouble

Days after the Central government warned Twitter of ‘penal action’ over not complying with parts of its order to remove various tweets and block certain accounts over content related to the farmers’ protest, Twitter said on Wednesday it has taken action on more than 500 accounts and reduced visibility of some hashtags in India to comply with ‘several’ orders from the Indian government. Continue Reading

PUBG Mobile India: Govt breaks silence on launch date

Amid rising speculations over the launch of PUBG Mobile India in the Indian market, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has made it official that the Centre has not granted permission to relaunch PUBG Mobile in India. Continue Reading

E-waste collection launched in Chennai

Under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and in line with the Digital India movement, RLG India drives the Clean to Green campaign to encourage safe and responsible disposal of electronic waste (e-waste). Continue Reading

Chennai start-up emerges finalist in Centre’s innovation challenge

Chennai-based Instrive Softlabs Pvt Ltd, a start-up from Chennai, and its product HydraMeet has been selected by as one of the five finalists by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) for its innovation challenge for the development of an indigenous and secure video conferencing solution. Continue Reading

Centre of excellence to promote financial tech

Cashing in on the growth of the financial technology software industry, Software Technology Parks of India set up by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology inaugurated a Centre of Excellence “FinBlue” here on Tuesday. Continue Reading