Indian insurance firms build own tech teams as focus turns to data
The insurers have stepped up hiring from premier institutes, including the Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Statistical Institute. Some are also expected to increase the number of freshers hired to more than a couple of hundred.
MEA sets up emerging technologies division
The Ministry of External Affairs announced the setting up of New, Emerging and Strategic Technolog...
Tuhin Banik catches up on latest AI updates during flights, Punjabi songs calm him down
The Thatware LLP founder utilises air-time to read up...
Quantum Leap: New decade promises miraculous tech innovations
As the internet has helped create virtual worlds and made the life easier, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is ruling in the higher income households with self-driven cars, toys, translators among others. 2020 is likely to be a time when science fiction manifests itself in our homes and roads and skies as viable, everyday technologies.
LG unveils new soundbars with built-in Google Assistant & AI sound calibration
The new soundbars will be launched at CES 2020.
Great Wall Motors close to acquiring General Motors Pune plant for $250-300 million
Great Wall Motors, China's largest SUV maker, is close to acquiring GM’s manufacturing facility in Pune.
Quantum leap: Why we first need to focus on the ethical challenges of artificial intelligence
AI is widely misunderstood and still too rudimentary for us to be worrying. But it’s not too soon to contemplate the ethical implications of intelligent machines and systems. An AI system is only as good as the data it receives. It is able to interpret them only within the narrow confines of the supplied context. It can’t distinguish causation from correlation.
Passengers allegedly manhandle Air India cabin crew, threaten to break cockpit door on Delhi-Mumbai flight
"One male passenger even said that he will break open the cockpit door if the pilots didn't come out," the official said, adding the situation inside the plane "went from bad to worse". According to the official, a female passenger allegedly even manhandled a cabin crew member, grabbing her arm in order to open the main exit gate quickly.
Twenty ways marketing will change in 2020
Notwithstanding my vision nowhere close to being 20/20, I have attempted to share what I see happening in India in 2020.
India's fintech adoption fairly advanced: Monsoon CreditTech's Ashwini Anand
Monsoon CreditTech is one of the seven fintech companies to be part of Mastercard Start Path programme. Talking to ET Online, the startup CE...
View: The biggest challenge facing e-commerce sector in India & how to overcome it
To keep up with these changing demands, it is crucial that the logistics sector be efficient.
What will technology jobs look like a decade from now?
Individuals will need to upskill to ensure career longevity even as automation takes over certain jobs. Careers in vogue right now may not even exist a decade later. Blockchain, cryptocurrency, robotics and autonomous vehicles —all emerging technologies — will become mainstream over the next decade, requiring thousands of specialists.
To tackle low screening rates of cervical cancer, Aindra offers a solution at Rs 200
Offering simple, reliable yet affordable point of care systems for cervical cancer screening is the mission of Bengaluru-based Aindra system. Started in 2012, the deeptech startup's smart AI-enabled screening system, averagely priced between Rs 200-400, detects cervical cancer at an early stage, and at the very point of sample collection.
IIT’s AI course as hot as Rajinikanth movies
Faculty member at IIT-Madras says artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are the two most sought-after courses/electives at IITs these days. The professor says that these two emerging technologies have gained so much interest that IIT-Madras finds itself reinventing the course structure and introducing new aspects.
Suffering from heart trouble? This AI tool can predict the chances of a cardiac arrest
Machine learning is an application of AI which gives the computers the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience.
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