If the big idea of Budget 2014, announced on 10 July, was clearly start-ups, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government took it a step further by announcing on Saturday an allocation of Rs.1,000 crore to enable information technology (IT) start-ups, create additional funding avenues for small […]
Technology startups are giving a thumbs up to FM’s announcement of Rs. 1000 crore fund for supporting the startup environment. The FM in his speech hailed the IT-BPM industry of India as “World Class” and one of the largest employers in the country. He also expressed the need […]
Budget 2015: IT Industry Gives Thumbs Up To Removal Of Special Additional Duty On IT Products #Press #Media @EconomicTimes
The Indian IT industry is welcoming FM Arun Jaitley’s announcement on removal of Special Additional Duty on IT products in his Budget 2015 speech. Union Budget 2014-15 provided the much needed relief to domestic manufacturers of personal computers and tablets by addressing the issue of inverted duty structure suffered […]
Even as the NDA-government is upbeat on the promotion of local start-up firms to prop up the manufacturing segment in the country under the much-hyped Make in India initiative, the fate of similar initiatives announced in the past have remained unclear. In many cases, funds allocated have remained unspent, […]
A new study by Greyhound Research shows that Poodle attack, which claimed its first victim in October 2014, has managed to cross the cloud barrier, and has penetrated cloud security SSL VPNs.
On a call earlier today (with an end-user client) I was discussing enterprise security norms around cloud-based productivity suite offerings. Like many IT Decision Makers who are taking the leap to the cloud, our client (based in the APJ region) is also currently evaluating cloud-based productivity suite options […]
Hacking Of SIM Card By Spy Agencies Raises Fears Of Sensitive Documents Being Leaked #Press #Media @EconomicTimes
The hacking of SIM-card and digital security services providerGemalto by American and British spy agencies has raised fears that sensitive communications, by the Indian government and hundreds of domestic companies, may have been at the risk of being spied on.
Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst, Greyhound Research says that announcements made in Budget 2014 have remained mere aspirations with lack of clarity on policies with regard to Digital India, uncertainty over the Rs 10,000 crore start-up fund for MSMEs, as well as the inadequately funded 100 Smart Cities […]
Months after e-commerce major Flipkart raised $1.9 billion (about Rs 11,800 crore) in three rounds of funding in 2014, the Bengaluru-based company is again understood to be in talks to raise at least $500 million.
The Modi-led Government will present its first full Union Budget on February 28. With the promise that the new government would put technology in the forefront, the Indian IT industry has pinned hopes on the Modi government to push reforms and policies that will bring stability to the […]
This article is authored by Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and Group CEO, Greyhound Research. The last few months have seen numerous phishing attacks and hacking on to corporate networks—making the threat landscape all the more complicated. Security breach incidents like leaking of confidential emails of Sony pictures […]