Are Indian Tariffs Really High?

Amit Kapoor-   The Trump-driven trade war does not seem to relent. In the latest development, the US has raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent, up from 10 percent imposed last year. China, on its part, has threatened to retaliate. India has never been far from the skirmish. In […]

“Silicon Valley’s TiEcon 2019 Bring New Ideas to the Annual Conference”

Ritu Jha-   Thousands of engineers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists budding startups gathered in Silicon Valley for TiEcon 2019, the world’s largest tech entrepreneurship conference. The theme of this year’s two-day conference, which was hosted by the IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE) on May 10 through 11, was “Start, Connect, and Scale.”   TiEcon has been hosting […]

Microsoft unveils new developments at Build 2019

indica News Bureau-   Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kick-started the company’s annual Build conference in Seattle, Washington, with major product announcements, such as Azure, Cortana, and the revamped Edge browser. Nadella opened with Microsoft’s emphasis on what he called the core areas of trust: privacy, cybersecurity, and responsible AI, pointing to ElectionGuard, the open-source software […]

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Privacy is no ‘luxury good’, says Sundar Pichai

IANS- Privacy cannot be a “luxury good” that’s only available to people who can afford to buy premium products and services, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said. In an op-ed written for The New York Times, Pichai defended his company’s approach to privacy and users’ data. “Privacy must be equally available to everyone in the […]