Formation of the Confederation of Indian E-Commerce

The Confederation of Indian E-commerce (CIE), a not-for-profit trust of e-commerce companies, was formed recently to offer a neutral industry voice by bringing the government, the industry, policymakers and consumers on a single platform. Based in New Delhi, the organisation was conceived by a team of industry veterans, including Amitabh Singhal, past president

The European Parliament supports the ban on remote biometric monitoring The TechCrunch

The European Parliament has voted to back a total ban on biometric mass surveillance. AI-powered remote surveillance technologies such as facial recognition have huge implications for fundamental rights and freedoms like privacy but are already creeping into use in public in Europe. To respect privacy and human dignity, MEPs said that EU lawmakers should pass

International Textile Health and Safety Accord is signed by German company Otto.

The Otto Group recently signed the new International Accord for Health and Safety in the textile and apparel industry. Building on the progress of the original Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, garment brands and global unions reached a new, expanded agreement on worker safety. The new agreement came into effect

Why are costs for textile raw materials rising globally? –

Crude oil prices are rising consistently to cater to the increasing demand from consumers, thus causing textile raw material prices to increase. Crude oil prices are rising due to higher crude oil inventory draw, widespread floods and power outages due to heavy rains in Texas and Louisiana, as per the American Petroleum Institutes

The First Enterprise Communications Failover Service for Business Continuity and Incident Response is Launched by StarLeaf –

London, 6th October 2021, DTX/UC Expo Every day, hundreds of millions of people depend on digital communication and collaboration services to do their work. With these services now deeply embedded in every kind of business process and industry, maintaining continuity of digital communications has become business critical. StarLeaf, the global provider of secure digital communications

Uber tests additional functions for booking trips at airports The TechCrunch

Uber is piloting new app features aimed at making air travel more hassle-free, including the ability to reserve rides from airports, gain access to enhanced curbside pickup, request a ride once you land and order food in advance from airport restaurants for pickup. Uber Reserve at Airports will allow users at 20 major airports across