The Indian app ecosystem is set to transform on the back of the government’s recent decision to curtail the presence of predatory foreign technology firms in the country.
Interview The company’s Founder, President, and CEO Kabir Barday discusses the company’s revolutionary approach to data privacy. Using Athena as an example, how are AI and RPA transforming the concept of workplace and ways of doing business? Can you tell us a bit about Athena? The privacy landscape is constantly changing, as are the ways technology can help solve these complex problems. The OneTrust Athena AI built-in to our platform assists our customers to tackle both of these challenges. First, [...]
India’s Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 defines who owns the data, who can use it and under what circumstances. Though US tech companies are unlikely to welcome some of its provisions on data localisation, it will prevent data colonisation in line with the broad global consensus on the issue. Highlights: The Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill currently under deliberation is set to legislate rules and requirements on data sovereignty. According to the bill, sensitive data relations financial status, health, sexual [...]
China’s substantial investments in Indian start-ups and its rapid dominance in the Indian smartphone and app market are testament to its potential as a fruitful digital partner going ahead, as long as the countries can navigate through the changes in data protection policies at both ends. Highlights: Chinese VC investment into India has grown five-fold in the past two years. Another area where Chinese companies made big inroads in India is the domestic smartphone market. Chinese Investment, while helpful to [...]