• Google Helps Communicate Japan’s Craftsmanship to the World

    A collaboration between US company Google Inc. and university students in Kyoto has created a website to introduce Japan’s craftworks to the world. The website (g.co/madeinjapan) currently features about 140 traditional craftwork items from the nation’s 47 prefectures in Japanese and English. The list includes Nishijin brocade from Kyoto Prefecture and Arita porcelain ware from […]

  • China to Launch Cyber-Security Law Despite Concerns

    China will implement a controversial cyber-security law Thursday despite concerns from foreign firms worried about its impact on their ability to do business in the world’s second largest economy. Passed last November, the law is largely aimed at protecting China’s networks and private user information at a time when the recent WannaCry ransomware attack showed […]

  • IRCTC to Enable ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ Feature in Partnership With ePaylater

    The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, popularly known as IRCTC, soon after adding cash on delivery service for railway tickets, is all set to add another feature for booking tickets. You can soon buy your railway tickets via IRCTC website and pay later, which could reduce the hassle of going through the payment process […]

  • Snapdeal HR Chief Saurabh Nigam Resigns

    Beleaguered online retailer Snapdeal continues to lose members from top leadership, the latest to join the list being its Human Resources Head Saurabh Nigam. Nigam’s exit comes amid talks of a potential sale of the e-commerce firm to larger rival Flipkart. A Snapdeal spokesperson confirmed the development. “After spearheading Snapdeal’s Human Capital function for more […]

  • Google Says Nik Collection Photo Editing Tools Will Longer Be Updated

    Google brought ample delight to professional photographers last year as the search giant made its set of photo editing tools – Nik Collection – completely free of cost from its price tag of $150 earlier. However, it seems like the party has now ended as the search giant has now announced that it will no […]

  • Shadow Brokers Says Will Release More Data in July to Paying Customers

    A group that published hacking tools that security experts believe were stolen from the US National Security Agency said on Tuesday it plans to sell a new batch of stolen code in July to customers willing to pay more than $22,000 (roughly Rs. 14.2 lakhs) for it. The Shadow Brokers group said in an announcement […]

  • Rocket Internet Prepares for Profit From Startups by Year-End

    Rocket Internet said three of its leading startups were on track to make a profit by the end of the year as the German e-commerce investor reported lower quarterly losses. Founded in Berlin in 2007, Rocket has built up and invested in dozens of businesses from fashion e-commerce to food delivery, including brands such as […]

  • RBI to Limit Customer Liability in Wake of Increased Digital Fraud

    In view of rising complaints of fraudulent transactions in digital banking, the RBI on Tuesday said it will soon issue guidelines to limit the customer liability in unauthorised digital transactions and asked the banks to tighten their IT security systems. “RBI had come out with a draft circular on ‘Customer Protection – Limiting Liability of […]

  • China Says Controversial Cyber Law Not Designed to Cripple Foreign Firms

    China’s top cyber authority said on Wednesday it is not targeting foreign firms with a controversial national cyber law set to come into effect on Thursday. More than 50 overseas companies and business groups have lobbied against the law, which includes stringent data storage and surveillance requirements. “The purpose is to safeguard [China’s] national cyberspace […]