Soumik Ghosh

Correspondent
IDG Media

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Intel is stocking up for the next wave of digital disruption
The quintessential CIO is no longer viewed as the IT head, but a key strategist charged with the responsibility of driving business transformation through technology. Each…
What makes the digital payments space in India an unguarded minefield
On February 13, the National Cyber Security Coordinator, Gulshan Rai revealed that 1.5 lakh, out of the 230 crore online transactions, are compromised every day in India.…
BFSI bets on blockchain and ML to sort the bad debt mess
n October last year, the newly appointed SBI Chairman, Rajnish Kumar stated that "tackling bad debts will be the top priority for State Bank of India." Three months later, the…
IoT, analytics help Safexpress gain 30 percent efficiency in HUB operations
Providing value-added logistics for nine different industry verticals, Safexpress has been a market leader in the supply chain and logistics space for over two decades now…
It is time Indian banks elevated CIOs to the board level
On November 9, 2017, the Reserve Bank stated that IT expertise at banks’ board level is a must. Considering the recent spate of cyber-attacks and the banking space becoming more…
Income Tax dept. targets cryptocurrency investments; taxation on par with LTCG
Since the Union Budget on February 1, 2018, cryptocurrency has been in the spotlight and the government is beginning to realize the immense tax potential that lies in it. Earlier…
Decrypting cryptocurrency legality in India
In the 36 hours following the FM’s union budget speech on February 1, the value of bitcoins plummeted by an astonishing 25.5 percent, all thanks to the public frenzy following…
Decoding Budget 2018: Who won, who lost
Feb 1, 2018 saw Arun Jaitley walking the tightrope in a bid to play the balancing act between catering to the lower income populace and driving industrial prosperity. Jaitley’s…
What India Inc. wants from Union Budget 2018
On February 1, all eyes will be trained towards Arun Jaitley as he presents the last full-fledged budget for this term. In the last budget, the FM stated that the country was "on…
FMCG giant Marico’s digital initiatives help them save ₹ 35 crore
Marico, one of India’s most prolific FMCG companies is best known for its products like Parachute oil, Saffola, Revive, and Livon. Spanning over 25 countries and raking in over Rs…
Inside Intel's AI democratization drive: Prakash Mallya, Intel
Perched right at the top of the stack, Intel currently powers 97% of data centers running artificial intelligence workloads. The tech giant has been strategically investing to…