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.
Nordic countries are the new hotspot for Indian IT
The Nordic countries — Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland — are largely English ...
India's fintech adoption fairly advanced: Monsoon CreditTech's Ashwini Anand
Monsoon CreditTech is one of the seven fintech companies to be p...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Air India unable to move engine due to Rs 100 crore GST dues
The airline hopes to pay the GST dues on Thursday, along with salary to employees. “We have raised the cash to pay for these things from our ticket sales. Hopefully, we will be able to send the engine to Vadodara once some GST dues are paid on Thursday, and then we raise the e-way bill required for that shipment,” said the official.
Black box problem: Humans can't trust AI, US-based Indian scientist feels lack of transparency is the reason
Trust is a major issue with AI because people are the end-users, says Sambit Bhattacharya.
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.
Quantum leap: It's time to reflect honestly on our motivations for innovation
Technology is beneficial in all sorts of ways but it’s also tearing us apart in ways we are only gradually comprehending. Generationally, we have had the luxury of learning by mistake and course-correcting. However, when mistakes happen at a huge scale, the cost of learning by mistake is enormous on everyone— also futile because the pace of change is so rapid.
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.
Artificial intelligence expert Vishal Sikka joins Oracle's Board of Directors
Sikka, 52, is among the world's leading experts in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and would be helping Oracle in the business value and adapt to change, the company based in Redwood Shores, California, said in a statement.
Tech talent crunch in 2020 likely to go up to 200,000
The profiles in demand include information security analysts, cloud engineers, network analysts, cybersecurity experts, digital transformation consultants, data governance experts, digital marketing specialist, data scientists, blockchain developers and AI specialists.
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