Creating the right safeguards for data in India

India’s internet market has huge potential for growth, especially with new government-mandated protections in place   Subhasish Chakraborty   Data is the oil of the 21st century. A few years ago, Exxon Mobil (XOM) used to be the most valued publicly listed company in the world in terms of market cap. Microsoft, Apple and Google used to be its closest competitors but lagged significantly behind. […]

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 […]

Imagine FINTECH @ TiE inflect 2018

A tech executive waxes effusive on the focus on Fintech at the annual event Column: Niharika Srivastav   The Fintech track at TiEinflect 2018 started with an opening keynote on the changing world of AI startups – up 4.6 times in the last five years. The speaker, Anju Patwardhan, managing director – Creditease, extolled the […]