Soumik Ghosh

Correspondent
IDG Media

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The thin line between high performance computing and AI
While the industry has woken up to the immense potential AI holds, it is still not clear about where high performance computing (HPC) ends and where AI begins. What is powering…
Why industry and academia believe data liquidity is key to AI growth in India
Artificial intelligence has transitioned from a mere bragging right to a proven differentiator for organizations across the country. IDC predicts a 50.1 percent CAGR for global…
SEBI's mandate to shake up boardrooms across Indian enterprises
In a landmark decision, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) gave the green signal to several governance-related amendments that could have far-reaching consequences…
The great privacy debacle: Congress, BJP find themselves a common adversary
In a classic case of pot calling the kettle black, Congress was found leaking users’ personal data just when Rahul Gandhi took a dig at NaMo app for sharing data. Earlier this…
4G in India slowest among 88 countries; call drop rate nothing to cheer about either
A report released by mobile analytics company OpenSignal revealed that the average 4G connection speed in India was the lowest among 88 countries. At 6 Mbps, India ranked lower…
Facebook exposé snowballs into a BJP-Congress slugfest
Close on the heels of Facebook’s data leak exposé, union minister for Law and Justice and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad stated that theft of data pertaining to…
Back to work: Why companies should upskill their female workforce after a maternity break
The World Economic Forum, in its 2017 global gender gap report, reveals that India ranks a dismal 108 out of 144 countries – well below smaller economies like Botswana and…
Why India Inc. guns for working mothers in its workforce
India Inc. ought to doff its hat to women playing the balancing act between the personal and professional fronts. Encouraging and empowering women in the workforce is something…
Predatory pricing, biased TRAI spells turbulent times for Indian telcos
2018 hasn’t exactly been a year Indian telcos were looking forward to. Lugging a humongous debt burden of Rs 3,59,940 crore, the telecom sector banked upon the 2018 Union Budget…
Finance ministry calls out nearly 9,500 high risk financial companies
The government, with guns blazing, is cracking down on non-compliant and high risk financial institutions. In its latest blitzkrieg, the Financial Intelligence Unit – a Ministry…
RBI cracks the whip on Indian banks; mandates linking core-banking with SWIFT
As the country is finally coming to terms with the biggest loan fraud in recent history, the Indian BFSI sector is beginning to analyse and figure out the loopholes in the…
What makes the digital payments space in India an unguarded minefield
On February 13, the National Cyber Security Coordinator, Gulshan Rai revealed that 1.5 lakh, out of the 230 crore online transactions, are compromised every day in India.…