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Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
N Madhavan

N Madhavan


While India saw heated protests and a debate last week over Net Neutrality -- the call to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for strictly separating content (apps) and carriage (data plans), the European Union’s Competition Commissioner took a step forward in another side of the business by charging Google with defying what is called “search neutrality”.

articles by N Madhavan (407 results)
Nov 15, 2015 17:24
Two faces of technology came to the surface on Saturday after Friday night’s bloody terrorist attacks in the French capital. read more
Nov 09, 2015 20:40
Nitish Kumar’s Twitter handle was being handled by the AAP team guided by Prashant Kishor, who was a key brain behind Modi’s campaign in 2014 before jumping ship. read more
Nov 08, 2015 17:53
When US-based, Nasdaq-listed Virtusa Corp said last week that it would acquire a controlling 53% stake in Chennai-based Polaris Consulting & Services in a deal valued at around $350 million. read more
Nov 02, 2015 15:50
The Reserve Bank of India recently allowed non-resident Indians (NRIs) to subscribe to the National Pension Scheme (NPS) governed by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority. read more
Nov 02, 2015 07:53
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg charmed India last week, seeming to do and say all the right things. read more
Oct 26, 2015 19:34
As leaders from as many as 54 African countries descend on New Delhi this week for the India-Africa Forum Summit, it is time to recall an old Hindi film song that lingers on Indian minds: “Woh tere pyar ka gham\/Ik bahana tha sanam”. read more
Oct 25, 2015 12:06
Last week Yahoo, the original Internet portal, announced a search advertising deal with Google’s new parent, Alphabet Inc, building on an existing search partnership with Microsoft. It reported a fourth quarter revenue well below analyst estimates, raising... read more
Oct 18, 2015 22:14
India has emerged as the fastest growing startup hub worldwide, and is among the top five in the world with 4,200 startups estimated by end of 2015, up 40% over the previous year. As many as 80,000 jobs have been created in startups. As much as 72% of... read more
Oct 14, 2015 19:00
On Tuesday, the Delhi High Court ruled that it cannot allow taxis to operate in the national capital if they did not run on compressed natural gas (CNG). read more
Oct 12, 2015 14:57
The only way the company can stand out in a tough atmosphere is innovation. read more
Oct 11, 2015 22:55
Was it not Mark Twain, who famously quipped: “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated”? I am reminded of that every time some pessimism surfaces on India’s information technology-business process management (IT-BPM) industry, which now... read more
Oct 04, 2015 13:42
In 1993 India passed a law that wanted demolition of all dry toilets. The law also banned manual scavenging. However, nearly 800,000 toilets in India were still cleaned manually, according to the 2011 census.We can now offer a 21st Century answer: r... read more
Oct 02, 2015 21:04
Time was when employees with years of experience founded startups and got rich selling stakes in IPOs or buyouts. read more
Sep 30, 2015 23:42
The Indian government last week hastily withdrew the draft of a proposed encryption law that would have made citizens keep records of their encrypted messages for 90 days. But there is every indication that the quick response to privacy-loving activists... read more
Sep 27, 2015 10:51
Last week marked the completion of a year since Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his ambitious “Make in India” initiative to boost manufacturing in India -- and by most accounts, its success so far is at best mixed. read more