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  • Data can be next oil only if it flows freely

    01-02-2018 06:00:00

    Data must be gathered and disseminated swiftly; else it will lead to proxy efforts which will create further confusion

  • Govindraj Ethiraj: Fintech fear for our financial markets

    11-07-2016 21:46:00

    Banking is first about trust and integrity and then about technology and the rest

  • Govindraj Ethiraj: Better cities, not just better air

    25-05-2016 21:47:00

    Measures that will make Indian cities more organised and liveable need to be implemented to tackle the menace of pollution

  • Govindraj Ethiraj: Designing Swachh Bharat differently

    23-11-2015 21:46:00

    Raising money through a cess to fund the government's ongoing cleanliness and sanitation campaign suggests that the intial round of efforts did not achieve the objectives fully

  • An ecosystem for hackers, geniuses and geeks

    13-11-2014 21:25:00

    When Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, began taking credit for 'inventing' Twitter, another co-founder, Evan Williams, said: 'No, you didn't invent Twitter ... People don't invent things on the internet. They simply expand on an idea that already ...

  • Google's smart creatives

    29-10-2014 21:25:00

    Remember Google Books, the grand project to digitise all the books on earth? It began in 2002 when Co-Founder Larry Page was wondering if it was possible to make every book ever published searchable online.Do you know how Mr Page initiated the ...

  • The poor little rich man

    01-07-2014 21:25:00

    Sahara, The Untold Story provides interesting and rare insights into how the regulators - mostly RBI in this case - went after Roy like hounds

  • The Branson story you didn't know

    07-06-2014 00:28:00

    Tom Bower's new book offers an alternative view of entrepreneur Richard Branson, drawing attention to the need to dig deeper into business excesses

  • The snoop who's still in the cold

    29-03-2014 00:18:00

    A book on one of the most enigmatic young men of the 21st century tries to decipher what made the 29-year-old Edward Snowden blow the whistle on the world's most powerful spying agency

  • Govindraj Ethiraj: Has Aadhaar lost its foundation?

    03-02-2014 21:46:00

    The decision to discontinue paying cooking gas subsidies in Aadhaar-linked bank accounts is a big blow to the UIDAI programme. But does it imply that the 'portable' and 'dynamic' identity system is hi