Aadhaar Makes India A Data Rich Nation In The Age of Information

As arbitrary data collection has become the call of duty for a lot of Internet services, the prospect of a data deluge is approaching us. Various institutions of society have begun adapting to the benefits of collecting data, learning from…

Data Privacy Day 2019 Has Arrived To See Tumultuous Changes In The Industry

As the conversation about data protection and privacy take greater precedence across the world, governments and agencies are adopting a more inward-looking policy with regards to its data privacy laws. Across the world, governments are giving more importance to an…

Swedish Digital Identity Company Rolls Out New Platform for Aadhaar Security

Dousing the fire revolving Aadhaar security and privacy concern, Sweden-based company, Identity Devices has brought out an added layer of security to safeguard citizen’s data through its new privacy platform. The company’s Biometric Privacy Platform consists of authentication hardware and software…

How Aadhaar’s Database Can Be Used To Train A Surveillance AI For The Indian Government

Aadhaar, the world’s largest biometric database and what has been called the “most sophisticated ID programme in the world”, has recently been coming under media fire. However, the fact remains that Aadhaar is now only of the biggest structured and…

BJP Wants To Promote AI-Powered India, But Opposition Is Against Technology: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the opposition parties for resisting technology. He quoted the examples of the Congress party, along with others, resisting the use of biometric information-based Aadhaar card or electronic voting machines. According to a news…

Congress Bets Big On Data, Announces New Analytics Department

On their way to getting ready to change Indian politics, the Congress party announced on Monday that their computer department had been renamed as ‘Data Analytics Department’. Praveen Chakravarty, former investment banker, angel investor and a political economist, has been…

Indian Economy To Reach $5 Trillion By 2025, AI And IoT Will Be Major Contributors, Says NITI Aayog Chief

Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday reaffirmed the faith in India’s tech sector by saying that the country was on its way to become a $5 trillion economy in the next eight to nine years. He added that the…

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