Next season: Government plans hi-tech crop assessment
“First we will integrate the new age technology with the age-old method of crop cutting experiments (CCE) used to assess crop losses. Gradually we will replace it,” a senior agriculture department official, who is directly involved in the government’s crop insurance scheme, told ET on condition of anonymity.
TCL to enter AC market in India next month
This comes after the company consolidated its presence in the television market in India having gr...
Mining automation project furthers Indo-Russian energy partnership
Thriveni Earthmovers Private Limited (Thriveni) operates the NTPC’s flagsh...
Educational institutes gear up for new-age skills
In the pre-disruption era, there were broadly two categories of skills required by industry — a band of specialized industry or domain knowledge, and a wide range of more traditional skills suited to a generalist work profile. This scenario has changed irrevocably. As per a WEF report, generalists have shrunk in demand and this trend will continue.
Personal Data Protection Bill: India’s digital safety kit
PDPB will serve as a model for ensuring that Indian citizens have autonomy in the digital economy.
Ahead of Beethoven's 250th birth anniversary, AI adds final notes to incomplete Tenth Symphony
Before his death in 1827, Beethoven had left behind a few scribbled notes in his notebook.
Step aside, humans: IBM develops bot that generates real-time commentary on football matches
The commentary is full of insights and witticisms.
Time to upskill: Recruiters will look for creativity, emotional intelligence, originality in 2022, says WEF
A WEF report says that skills in demand today are likely to be outmoded in the next 5 years.
DevOps offers highest tech pay: Study
The median salary for devops specialists is $125,000 in the US, while their Indian counterparts get $15,000 for commensurate skills. In the UK and Germany, it’s $60,000.
Geospatial industry leaders seek integrated geospatial policy under PMO-led agency
At present, India has as many as 17 national-level geospatial policies and rules (four in draft stage) under six ministries/departments. There are no clear guidelines on data sharing between various ministries and their departments. When a department gathers data for its own use, it doesn’t share the information with another arm of the government.
Udacity plans to double headcount in India
Silicon Valley-based learning platform Udacity on Monday said it plans to double the headcount at its New Delhi office to support its growing student and enterprise client base in India.
Financial officers in India feel healthy corporate culture is critical to building trust: Survey
"Driving culture transformation in finance is imperative to presenting a forward-looking corporate reporting based on a wider balance between financial and non-financial information," Sandip Khetan, national leader and partner, financial accounting advisory services, EY India, said.
GoFrugal eyes Rs 500 crore revenue mark in five year
The products included RetailEasy for retail businesses, ServeEasy for restaurant businesses and ManageEasy for distribution businesses. Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO of Retailers Association of India launched the company’s experiential digital store using AI and ML for the traditional retail industry.
OPPO to spend $7 bn on R&D in three years
Owned by BBK Group (which also owns Vivo, Realme and OnePlus), Oppo is the fourth largest player globally with a share of 9% as per Counterpoint Research. The group is close to becoming the largest smartphone manufacturer group globally, accounting for over 20% of the global smartphone market and three of its brands in the top 10, said a report.
Oppo gives sneak peek into future of 'intelligent connectivity', plans USD 7 bn R&D push
The company has also announced its plans to invest about USD 7 billion over the next three years on its research and development initiatives that include building core technologies in hardware and software as well as frontier innovations such as 5G/6G, big data, cloud computing and augmented reality (AR).
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