Government

How blockchain is becoming the 5G of the payment industry

New blockchain-based financial networks like the one launched by IBM last week will enable faster and more transparent cross-border payments and eventually become the platform for retail and other consumer transactions.

Ola to hit roads again; Twitterati question move to revoke ban

On Friday, March 22, the Karnataka Government announced Ola would be banned from operating business in the state for six months as it was allegedly running illegal bike-taxi services. 

Casino facial recognition tech foils problem gambler in disguise

NEC claims its facial recognition technology has successfully foiled an attempt by a problem gambler using disguises to try and gain entry to an Australian casino.

Sharat M Airani joins Bluechink as Chief Digital Officer

As the Chief Digital Officer, Sharat M Airani will be responsible for all digital activities at Bluechink APAC and EU. He will be directly reporting to the CEO. 

Five questions to ask before shopping for CDN services

Content delivery networks have been around for more than a decade, but many enterprises are taking a new look at the perks and specialization that today’s CDN services have to offer.

It’s time we found alternatives of Aadhaar for digitization of business processes

Aadhaar has become a single platform without any systemic failover plans in place. And this is Aadhaar’s single point of failure.

Blockchain marches steadily into global financial transaction networks

SWIFT, which runs the world's largest payments messaging network, announced plans to test blockchain as a method of allowing shareholders of financial services clients to cast votes electronically.

ThoughtSpot eyes India market with enterprise AI analytics

ThoughtSpot might be the new kid on the block, but the company plans to bring Google-like search to the enterprise and empower 20 million users with search-driven analytics by 2020.

By 2023, over 80 pct of new tech adopted by governments will be delivered via XaaS: Gartner

Gartner also predicts that by 2023, 50 percent of the roles that government CIOs will oversee do not exist in government IT today. 

Data is the lifeblood of your business: Commvault CEO Sanjay Mirchandani

Think of data as a corporate asset to be monetized effectively on your digital transformation journey, says Sanjay Mirchandani, President and CEO at Commvault.

Does open banking have a messaging problem?

The big banks need to make open banking more user friendly and agree on customer messaging if the project is to prove successful, according to the head of customer experience at Barclaycard, Elizabeth Hartley.

Money laundering scandals at APAC banks is due to lack of resources: Survey

25 percent cited a lack of expertise while 13 percent indicated it was political constraints imposed by government.