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UIDAI targets 600M m-banking users in India

The Unique Identification Authority of India has signed up 250 million Aadhaar users currently, and it hopes as more people come onboard, there will be a "ripple effect" on online and mobile commerce.

January 17, 2013 by Swati Prasad


Is the worst behind Infosys?

The Indian IT services giant beats analyst expectations after a long time. It posts flat third quarter net profit, while raising its revenue forecast for the current financial year, ending Mar. 31.

January 11, 2013 by Swati Prasad


Importance of wisdom in digital era

Social media and 24/7 news coverage help public protests grow larger, but it is wisdom, not knowledge, that is needed to fuel positive change among India's government and citizenry.

December 27, 2012 by Swati Prasad

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Gadgets alone can't help education sector

Tech gadgets alone will bring limited gains, but a holistic strategy combining teacher training, high-quality digital content and observing best practices offer better value in the classroom.

December 20, 2012 by Swati Prasad

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Will Saral Money reduce corruption?

India's ruling government is making cash transfers an important pillar in its 2014 election strategy, and while others might call it bribery, citizens shouldn't complain if such initiatives help reduce corruption.

December 14, 2012 by Swati Prasad