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This week in IT: Could the Facebook founder’s recent blog post be an answer to India’s data localisation mandate?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in his blog post on March 7 spoke about company’s way forward, privacy and data storage among others. Zuckerberg said, “People want to know their data is stored securely in places they trust. Looking at the future of the internet and privacy, I believe one of the most important decisions we’ll make is where we’ll build data centers ... Read More »

Pipped to the post for CBI top job, Rina Mitra becomes West Bengal’s security advisor

Rina Mitra could have become the first female CBI chief but failed to make the cut due to a day’s delay in the selection process. Recently retired, Mitra was a 1983 batch IPS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre, before she was appointed as the state’s principal internal security advisor by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The former IPS ... Read More »

Gionee Says Firm on Manufacturing Plans Post Demonetisation

Handset maker Gionee today said it is firm on its plans manufacturing mobile phones in India despite disruptions due to demonetisation. “Yes of course, we are committed to Make in India and planning to set up a manufacturing unit spread across 50 acres in Faridabad at a cost of Rs. 500 crores,” Gionee India CEO and Country Head Arvind Vohra ... Read More »

Google may additionally post listing of Android OEMs which might be slow updated update: record

The slow pace of Android rollouts (each OS updates and protection updates) by its OEMs had been one in all the most important troubles for Google, inflicting fragmentation inside the environment and reducing person safety, despite employer’s efforts up-to-date provide safety updates well in advance. up to date place the gradual-tempo of Android update rollouts in some context, the iOS ... Read More »

Samsung post First-region earnings on sturdy initial income of Galaxy S7

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday that its first-area operating earnings rose 12 percentage from a year in advance, propelled with the aid of robust initial sales for its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphones. The South Korean firm additionally stated its “stable performance” will continue in April-to-June, striking a extra positive tone approximately prospects for its handsets and ... Read More »

Over a Dozen Companies Announce Dividend Post Budget; More to Follow

New Delhi: Post the Union Budget 2016-17, more than a dozen companies, including Alkem Laboratories, Cadila Healthcare and Suven Life Sciences, have announced dividends and many more are likely to follow. The government in the budget proposed that in addition to Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) paid by the companies, tax at the rate of 10 per cent of gross amount ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Post Best Weekly Gains in Over 4 Years

Indian stock markets edged higher on Friday, posting their best weekly gain in more than four years, tracking gains in Asian markets and on improved risk appetite after the government unveiled a fiscally prudent budget earlier this week. The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 0.16 per cent to close at 24,646.48, while the broader Nifty gained 0.13 per cent to end ... Read More »