Govt Proposes Fine Of Up To 500 Crore For Data Violations

The government released the much-anticipated draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022, requiring entities that manage data to exercise greater caution in handling users’ data. A penalty of up to INR 500 Cr may be imposed for non-compliance with the provisions of the Bill. The Bill states that the government will form the Data Protection […]

South Asia Cloud Data Center Awards 2022: More Innovation + More Dedication

W.Media held its 2nd edition of South Asia Cloud & Data Center Awards, which recognises the significant efforts and contributions made by organisations and thought leaders. We recognize data center companies, cloud service providers and end users of technology that have demonstrated excellence through their success, vision, strategy and future opportunities in the industry. It […]

Work On 6G Spectrum Begins In India

India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is seeking comments from the sector’s regulator regarding the possibility of allocating spectrum for free in the 95 GHz – 3 THz frequency range for developing future 6G technologies and products. According to a report, the potential spectrum allocation will be for the next 10-year term. The band is being […]

TIME Anticipates RM1b Special Dividend From its Data Center Operations

TIME Dotcom Bhd, an investment holding company, today announced a partnership with affiliates of DigitalBridge Group Inc, a global owner and operator of digital infrastructure assets, to hasten the growth of its AIMS Group data center business across Asia. The deal would likely result in a special dividend to TIME shareholders of up to RM1 […]

Applied Digital and GMR Raise $100 Million Fund To Buy Crypto Mining Machines For Its Data Centers.

Applied Digital is partnering with New Delhi-based GMR, a leading global infrastructure conglomerate with interests in Airport, Energy, Transportation and Urban Infrastructure, to raise a $100 million fund that will purchase distressed mining hardware and digital infrastructure assets.  Applied Digital, formerly known as Applied Blockchain, was formerly one of the players in the cryptocurrency mining […]

Google Shares New Details on its Data Centers Water Stewardship Initiative.

Google LLC today shared further information about a project it is working on internally to reduce the amount of water consumed in cooling its data centers. The plan is a part of Google’s water stewardship initiative, which it initially unveiled in 2017. The search engine giant hopes to restore more water through the initiative by […]