Asia’s digital future | East Asia Forum

Author: Editorial Board, ANU The internet once promised a world of seamless connectivity for anyone with access to a digital device. As connectivity costs fell, the workplace became mobile, and digitalization transformed industrial sectors, the laissez-faire agenda of digital developmentalists appeared to align with and promote democratic ideals. That was then. Today, even as cloud … Read more

Towards an Asian digital trade zone

Author: Anupam Chander, Georgetown University Are the Himalayas too high for the internet to pass? The prospect of an Asian digital single market seems remote, especially when India and China seem to be pulling apart. India is busy banning Chinese apps like TikTok, while China promulgates ever stricter rules on data transfer abroad. Asian governments … Read more

All you need to know about RBI payments vision 2025

From proposals for a variety of innovative payment systems, regulation of big fin-techs and buy-now-pay-later systems to introduction of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has described its vision for digital financial architecture in the country. Released on June 17, the Payments Vision 2025 document “promises to further elevate … Read more

India to pump $ 30bn into tech sector and chip supply chain

TAIPEI – India will spend $ 30 billion to overhaul its tech industry and build up a chip supply chain to ensure it is not “held hostage” to foreign providers, the country’s top diplomat to Taiwan told Nikkei Asia in an interview. The investment initiative is aimed at increasing local production of semiconductors, displays, advanced … Read more

Dynamatic Tech gains on bagging order for escape hatch door for Airbus A220 aircraft

Dynamatic Technologies jumped 8.04% to Rs 2,014.65 after the company said it has won the contract to manufacture the escape hatch door for Airbus A220 aircraft. The contract was placed by the recently established Stelia Aeronautique Canada, a subsidiary of Airbus Atlantic SAS. This contract marks a milestone of workshare of the A220 supply chain … Read more

How sustainable are NFTs for sports digital content?

By Vaibhav Pathak Desirable rules, a convenience-driven attitude, and the growth of the new normal have all contributed to a renewed emphasis on technology use. Smartphones are now acting as a driver for digital adoption in India’s tier 2 and 3 sectors. These developments are expected to result in a more linked ecosystem of different … Read more

Puma launches mobile shopping app in India to enhance digital offerings

German sports brand Puma on Tuesday said it has launched mobile shopping app in India to further enhance digital offerings for consumers and provide quicker access to its products. “India is the first country to go live with the Puma app developed by the German sportswear giant,” the company said in a statement. Puma, a … Read more

UK Delegation In India Discussing Prospects In Transnational Education

22 UK universities led by the British Council, Universities UK International (UUKi), Department for Education (DfE UK) and Department for International Trade (DIT UK) to meet Indian government bodies and university leaders British Council, the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities, is hosting a delegation comprising of senior UK universities leaders to … Read more

Digital content and the future of education

In India, the culture of learning has been present since time immemorial. As a nation, teaching methods have evolved rapidly in the past few decades. While gaining knowledge from mainstream education, students have always opted to learn additional skills like singing, music, dance, and more from those around them. Today, the digital world has become … Read more