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Personal Critical Data Should Be Processed Only in India: Government Panel

All critical personal data on people in India should be processed within the country, a government panel said on Friday. The recommendation comes at a time when data breaches are becoming common globally and there is heightened scrutiny by governments on how companies handle user data. The panel, headed by former Supreme Court judge B.N. Srikrishna, also presented a draft ... Read More »

German union, car group seek government support for electric shift

FRANKFURT: Germany’s biggest union and its car industry association urged politicians on Tuesday to help with a shift to electric vehicles and not force a phasing out the combustion engine. Volkswagen’s admission in 2015 that it cheated U.S. diesel emissions tests has led to calls for the whole car industry, Germany’s biggest exporter and employer of more than 800,000 people, to cut pollution levels. It has also piled ... Read More »

Amazon Offers Prime Discount for US Customers on Government Aid

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon is offering Prime discount to US govt-aided people Amazon said it would offer the $10.99-per-month for $5.99 per month The online retailer’s move directly challenges Wal-Mart in the US Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would offer a discount on its popular Prime subscription service for shoppers who receive US government aid, taking aim at a key customer ... Read More »

Microsoft Lawsuit Versus Secret US Government Searches Moves Ahead

A judge refused the US government’s request to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft that claims a federal law is unconstitutional because it prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data. US District Judge James Robart, who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s travel ban last week, agreed with Microsoft that the law violates the company’s ... Read More »

Native American Students Sue The U.S. Government Over Dismal Education

MANLEY099 VIA GETTY IMAGES Kindergarten student Taylor P. has only spent a short period of time in school, but already the experience has been traumatic. Taylor, who attends school on her Havasupai Native American reservation in Arizona, is regularly left unsupervised in class, according to a new lawsuit filed today by nine of the school’s students. Once, when her kindergarten teacher was ... Read More »

US government collecting social media information from foreign travelers

The Customs and Border Protection has previously said it wouldn’t prohibit entry to foreigners who didn’t provide their social media account information. Photograph: Dave Einsel/Getty Images Edward Helmore in New York Monday 26 December 2016 19.48 GMTLast modified on Monday 26 December 2016 21.15 GMT View more sharing options Shares 655 The US government has begun asking select foreign travelers to disclose ... Read More »

Apple Said to Hold Talks With Government About Retail Stores in India

Apple Inc officials on Tuesday met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally. According to sources, the meeting chaired by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek lasted for almost an hour with senior officials from Apple discussing details of the new Foreign Direct Investment ... Read More »

Centre Asks States to Allow Mobile Towers on Government Buildings

Centre Asks States to Allow Mobile Towers on Government Buildings The central government has written to chief ministers of all states to allow mobile towers on government buildings within their jurisdiction to check the problem of ‘call drop’ plaguing mobile communication networks, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. “Our ministry has written to all chief ... Read More »

Financing Your Startup: Are Government Grants an Option?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions posted by entrepreneurs and owners of young businesses in the SBA Community. And, in most cases, the answer is “no.” However, some small businesses, particularly those engaged in “high-tech” innovation or scientific research and development, can benefit from government grants. Here are some facts about government grants for small businesses, including ... Read More »

Government to Push for Activation of RuPay Debit Cards

Government to Push for Activation of RuPay Debit Cards HIGHLIGHTS The city has around 36 lakh Jan Dhan accounts 70-80 percent of the Jan Dhan accounts have RuPay cards Around 60 percent of those cards are active Delhi government will push for the activation of RuPay Debit cards, linked to Jan Dhan accounts, to help people tide over the cash ... Read More »