Intel to focus on digital literacy, innovation

Semiconductor chip maker Intel will be focusing on improving the levels of digital literacy and fostering the culture of innovation in India, said a top Intel official. “On the digital literacy front, we have already trained 4 million people and intend to train more. We also want to work towards building the culture of innovation…

Intel hoping to improve digital literacy in India

Chip manufacturer Intel has announced that it will now focus on improving digital literacy levels in India. According to a report in TOI, an Intel official has stated that the company hopes to bring in a culture of innovation in the nation. Debjani Ghosh, vice-president and managing director at Intel, South Asia, said, “On the digital…

Public interest vs confidentiality

A convict or a person in remand cannot have right to privacy in medical matters furnished to seek admission in a hospital if adequate public interest is involved in the case.  The public can seek to know under the RTI Act if the person was genuinely admitted on medical grounds or if he faked ill-health…

The world says no to surveillance

Two years ago, three journalists and I worked nervously in a Hong Kong hotel room, waiting to see how the world would react to the revelation that the National Security Agency had been making records of nearly every phone call in the United States. In the days that followed, those journalists and others published documents…

IoT the Flavor of India’s Tech Startups

When it comes to activity and innovation in the Internet of Things space, India is buzzing. Recently, there has been a surge in the number of IoT startups in the country, and experts now expect India to become an innovation hub for emerging IoT technologies. “It is difficult to estimate the number of IoT entrepreneurs…