Category Archives: TECHNOLOGY

BSNL’s Rs 1,999 broadband plan offers unlimited calling, 33GB daily data with 100Mbps speed

Reliance JioFiber broadband service recently launched a slew of plans with the launch of their high-speed broadband service in the Indian market. Now ramping up its plans is BSNL who have now added a new broadband plan to its Bharat Fiber service. Soon after Reliance launched its JioFiber plans in India, BSNL has introduced a […]

Two years of GST: Road ahead for one nation, one tax

The landmark goods and services tax (GST), launched on July 1, 2017, has completed two years. The one-nation, one-tax revolution has seen a few hiccups, but it’s settling down and benefits should start to flow sooner rather than later. ET looks at what lies ahead 1.Revenues rising despite rate cuts graph 2.Successful template for centre-state […]

New GST return system for taxpayers: Here are all the details

The government has unveiled a transition plan for taxpayers under the goods and services tax to switch to new simpler return forms. In order to ease the transition process, between July-September the new form would be available on trial basis for familiarisation. The GST Council in its 31st meeting had decided that a new GST […]

Mobile number portability now easier with eSIM

Mobile phone users may soon be able to change operators on a whim, thanks to embedded SIM, or eSIM cards. Telecom providers will be able to raise their game to retain users, say company executives and experts. What is an eSIM? eSIM is a digital SIM card. Its uses… Subscribers can use the eSIM to […]

ITR filing: Don’t make these mistakes to avoid getting tax notice

When Parbhod Anand sold his flat, he kept in mind the tax implications of the transaction. The buyer was asked to deduct 1% TDS and deposit it under Anand’s and his wife’s names as they were joint owners. Anand also reinvested the sale proceeds in another flat to save tax on the capital gains. So, […]

Google tracking your online purchase history

SAN FRANCISCO: Google is quietly keeping track of every single purchase you have made in years, thanks to purchase receipts sent to your personal Gmail account. According to a report in CNBC on Friday, the information is made available to users via a private web tool which, the company claims, keeps your data private. Google, […]

Update your WhatsApp ASAP: Newly-discovered spyware can infect a phone just by a WhatsApp call

BENGALURU: WhatsApp, the popular end-to-end encrypted owned by Facebook, has asked users to update to the latest version of the app following the discovery of a spyware to be injected into a user’s phone through its phone calling feature. The spyware was developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO Group, according to a news […]

HDFC Ergo and IBM to jointly setup data lab in India

MUMBAI: General insurance company HDFC Ergo and technology major IBM have jointly set up a lab in India to run deep analytics on customer data and subsequently develop customised solutions to improve business efficiency and profitability. The ‘IBM Garage’ with a team of 25 experts, including data scientists, technology architects and design engineers from IBM […]

Airtel scraps low-value postpaid plans

Bharti AirtelNSE -1.59 % has scrapped its low-valued postpaid plans of less than Rs 499 across circles and halved the total number of its offers for this higher-paying user segment to four, to boost its revenue per user, lower costs, and improve profitability. The Sunil Mittal-led mobile operator has now made Rs 499 the entry […]

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