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The Bitcoin Buzz Analyses & Assessments

The Bitcoin Buzz

The increasing trend towards using cryptocurrencies as an investment and trading tool, set off by influencers, calls for sustainable regulations.

Democratising and Incentivising Analyses & Assessments

Democratising and Incentivising

Satellite broadband represents the future of communication. It will be critical in building ubiquitous connectivity across the globe.

Looking Ahead Analyses & Assessments

Looking Ahead

By learning from the past and drawing on global best practices, it is important to create an international governance framework for satellite internet.

The Mix and Match Way Analyses & Assessments

The Mix and Match Way

The success of satellite internet in India will depend on the permutations and combinations of systems to benefit the end-user.

A New ‘start’? Analyses & Assessments

A New ‘start’?

By giving a fresh lease of life to the arms reduction treaty, Russia and the U.S. are recommitted to a substantive model of limiting stockpiles.

Internet in the interstellar space Analyses & Assessments

Internet in the interstellar space

From innovations in space manufacturing to increased participation of the private sector, the timing is ripe for satellite-based broadband to grow at an exponential pace.

New era for telecoms, satellites, and backhaul Analyses & Assessments

New era for telecoms, satellites, and backhaul

Satellite communication presents the most elegant and uninterrupted platform for ubiquitous high-speed communication anywhere on the planet.

Engendering Partnerships Analyses & Assessments

Engendering Partnerships

Innovation and profitability will be important drivers in sustaining projects in space

Closing the Chasm Analyses & Assessments

Closing the Chasm

Only once the yawning gap between terrestrial and space internet is bridged in terms of costs, technology, and the regulatory burden will it become a sustainable venture.

Enabling People of Space Tech Analyses & Assessments

Enabling People of Space Tech

Apart from innovative technologies, the satellite revolution owes its success to individual personalities who have dared to think outside the box.

Deep Pockets Needed Analyses & Assessments

Deep Pockets Needed

It will take enormous capital commitment and private initiative to realise the full potential of satellite internet.

Tapping Into Potential Analyses & Assessments

Tapping Into Potential

The demand for satellite internet in the country will be contingent on enabling policies, delivery strategies, and costs.

The Answer Lies in Space Analyses & Assessments

The Answer Lies in Space

Pervasive internet is a viable enabler of economic growth and social inclusion.

Self-reliance In Defence - Many Mountains To Climb Analyses & Assessments

Self-reliance In Defence - Many Mountains To Climb

The DAP, in its latest avatar, has its work cut out in encouraging local manufacturing, pursuing quality-driven indigenisation, and acquiring cutting edge technology from overseas vendors.

Hacking the Hacker: Attribution of Cyber Attacks Analyses & Assessments

Hacking the Hacker: Attribution of Cyber Attacks

Given the intricate labyrinth of the world wide web, an evidence-based framework is required to pin the blame on states for any attacks on critical infrastructure through cyberspace.

The Unbridled Race to Outer Space Analyses & Assessments

The Unbridled Race to Outer Space

As private companies gear up to mine extra-terrestrial resources, the time has come to put in place an effective international regulatory mechanism

Digital Health Data Policy:  Navigating the Privacy Quagmire Analyses & Assessments

Digital Health Data Policy: Navigating the Privacy Quagmire

In implementing the ground-breaking vision of the NDHM, India should not paper over the data protection cracks

Facebook in a Face-off Analyses & Assessments

Facebook in a Face-off

The social media platform faces allegations of not enforcing hate speech and fake news rules and siding with administrations for business interests

The Dirt on Instagram: When Aesthetics Reduces Movements to a Trend Analyses & Assessments

The Dirt on Instagram: When Aesthetics Reduces Movements to a Trend

Has the essence of the Black Lives Matter campaign been highjacked by virtue-signalling “slactivists”?

Spotlight on the Check on Big Tech Analyses & Assessments

Spotlight on the Check on Big Tech

This month-end will show whether the all-pervasive four giants in the digital space will have their tentacles pruned under U.S. antitrust laws