The Disruptive Potential of Blockchain in Media and Entertainment

Damodar Sahu   Blockchain is currently one of the most widely discussed and hyped technologies. Many readers are familiar with Blockchain as the underlying enabling technology developed for Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, provides this summary in his book on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. “In essence, […]

Blockchain – The Future of Everything

Damodar Sahu   Many readers are familiar with Blockchain as the underlying enabling technology developed for Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, provides this summary in his book on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In essence, blockchain is a shared, programmable, cryptographically secure and therefore trusted ledger which […]

Spotlight on US-India biz at Berkeley Haas conference

The matters discussed included trade wars, IPR, red tape, privacy and innovation Ritu Jha More than 250 people, including academics, executives, entrepreneurs, researchers and students attended the third-US-India Conference, held September 7 at the Hass School of Business, UC Berkeley, California. The daylong conference built around the theme “A transforming India: tapping growth opportunities” discussed […]

Indian law “catches up with Indian culture”

HAF lauds Supreme Court ruling decriminalizing Victorian-era law that targets sexual activities once deemed “against the order of nature.”   Ritu Jha   The Hindu American Foundation joined the LGBTQ community in the United States to welcome India’s apex court ruling September 6 to decriminalize consensual gay sex, describing the law as “irrational, indefensible and […]