Monday, October 19, 2020

Swastik Bhattacharjee

Top Tech Congressional Hearing: Anti-Trust Sentiments On The Rise, Big Tech To Break Up?

With companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook all facing an antitrust hearing, let's understand the law better and also look at why Microsoft faced an antitrust hearing in 1998 and what was its ruling. We will also get...

Microsoft Seeks to Acquire TikTok’s US Division: White House Expresses Security Concerns

Donald Trump on Friday hinted that their administration is considering banning TikTok from the United States. Meanwhile, various reports suggest that Microsoft Corp. is in advanced talks to acquire the company's US operations. The Matter: On Friday, Donald Trump from the...

2019 Audit Reveal NCPI Vulnerabilities

Forty security vulnerabilities found in India's payment processors last year found an audit conducted in 2019 in NCPI. According to an internal government document seen and then reported by Reuters, the government audit that unearthed the vulnerabilities marked them...

Top Tech CEOs Testify Before US Congress

Congress expected to hold the hearings with tech giants and the titans of their respective industries. With the COViD-19 pandemic, they were informed to testify via Cisco WebEx conferencing software. House committees have held more than 80 hearings, since the...

Finance Ministry amended Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) rules for civil aviation; to allow NRIs to buy upto 100% stake in Air India

The Indian Ministry of Finance has apprised amendments in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) rules. It will now permit Non-resident Indians (NRI) to acquire a 100% stake in Air India. Now, like the other air operators, foreign investment in Air India...

Reliance overtakes Exxon to become world’s second largest energy company

Reliance on the 24th of July overtook ExxonMobil to become the second-largest energy company in the world. The conglomerate is now ranked 46th on market cap, according to stock market data. The share price on Friday, 24th of July, rose...

60% drop in YoY net-profit: Yes Bank Ltd’s Q1 report issued

Yes Bank issued their Q1 reports on Tuesday, 28th July. The report shows an alarming drop in its YoY net profit. The lender announced a sixty percent YoY drop in its net profit. Which now stands at Rs. 49...

Looking Through the Mist of PUBG ban

  The Indian government is set to hit the Chinese hard as it draws up names of 275 more applications that they intend to ban. Among these remains the much controversial application PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG). About PUBG: Since its release on 19th...

NBCC India attains orders of Rs. 204.49 crores

What is NBCC (India) Limited? As of January 2020, there are 10 Maharatna companies and 14 Navaratna companies in India. With this, there are also 73 Miniratna companies divided into two categories. The government of India recognized nine public Sector Enterprises...

Indian Court summons Alibaba group’s co-founder and former executive chairman Jack Ma

The government has already banned Alibaba group's several applications like UC news and UC browser a few weeks back as tension in Indo-China border escalated. Weeks after the incident a former employee of Alibaba's UC Web filed a case against...

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