Tuesday, January 25, 2022


Indian businesses suffer more cyber attacks with remote working

While 38 per cent of respondents from India continue to be very concerned about the security risks while working remotely, globally, this figure stands at 39 per cent.

Karimnagar: Traders warned of fines for encroaching pavements

As part of the save footpaths drive, Karimnagar Mayor made surprise checks on footpaths from Geeta Bhavan to Ramnagar in the town on Saturda

Hyderabad: Covid second wave adds to woes of traders in Old City

Several traders and shopkeepers complain of ‘zero’ business at their establishments although they are keeping it open during the relaxation hours of the lockdown

Women owned-businesses in India to rise 90% in next 5 years: Report

The study, conducted across 13 states, focuses on the challenges, impact on health, socio-economic security and family well-being outcomes of women entrepreneurs, providing a complete overview of women entrepreneurs

WhatsApp makes shopping easy on its business platform

Currently, people can browse more than 8 million business catalogs on WhatsApp, including 1 million in India, to find something they might like to buy.

Family businesses well-positioned to lead economic revival: Report

STEP Project Global Consortium and KPMG study strategies of 2,500 family businesses and over 500 non-family businesses across 75 countries amid Covid-19.

Amazon announces 2nd edition of ‘Smbhav Awards’

Through these awards, Amazon aims to recognise businesses that have contributed towards building an AtmaNirbhar Bharat and are part of the pillars that are key to building a self-reliant India SMB Digitization

Facebook waives fees for small businesses on ‘Checkout on Shops’

It's a critical time because small businesses are facing the greatest challenge of their lifetimes, with 47 per cent saying they might not survive the next six months

Tim Cook calls for reforming biz built on ‘data exploitation’

"If a business is built on misleading users, on data exploitation, on choices that are no choices at all, then it does not deserve our praise. It deserves reform," Cook said in his keynote speech at Europe's Computers, Privacy and Data Protection

Russia warns of US cyber attack after SolarWinds hack

The suspected Russia-backed hackers have compromised at least 250 federal agencies and top enterprises in the US, by infiltrating into 'SolarWinds Orion' monitoring and management software.

Lawsuits in personal data space set to increase: Huawei

Speaking at a webinar, Joerg Thomas, Director, Data Protection Office, Huawei said: We may witness an increase in class action-style lawsuits in the personal data space in 2021-22 as aggravated

Railways registers record freight load, earnings in Dec’20

In December last year, freight load totalled 118.13 million tonnes compared to 108.84 million tonnes in 2019, the Railways said in a statement

New Year, higher education amid pandemic

A few students had utilised their time in upgrading skills, and now they are eagerly waiting for some companies to hire them.

MSMEs not to be affected by mandatory 1 pc cash GST payment rule

CBIC had last week amended rules to make it mandatory for businesses with monthly turnover of over Rs 50 lakh to pay at least 1 per cent of their GST liability in cash.

Round-the-clock money transfers now possible

Now, they all are available round-the-clock with RTGS getting offered 24/7 in the second week of December.

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