Mining automation project furthers Indo-Russian energy partnership
Thriveni Earthmovers Private Limited (Thriveni) operates the NTPC’s flagship Pakri Barwadih Coal Mining Project (PBCMP) in Jharkhand. Thriveni has awarded Zyfra the contract to implement its Intelligent Mine solution at PBCMP.
Educational institutes gear up for new-age skills
In the pre-disruption era, there were broadly two categories of skills required by industry...
Vivo launches S1Pro with 48 MP AI Quadcam in India at Rs 19,990
The device will be available in three colour options - Mystic Black, Jazzy Bl...
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.
Non-techies now try their hands at data, AI tech
Digital technology training was once the realm of tech service company employees. But now, online and offline training course providers in this field have seen non-tech industry participation increasing to almost 40% of enrolments. Five to six digital training course providers now attract 20,000 to 30,000 candidates every year.
TCS launches Microsoft Business Unit to help enterprises leverage AI, ML
The MBU will be led by Siva Ganesan, who has been with TCS for over 29 years and held various global leadership roles.
Step aside, humans: IBM develops bot that generates real-time commentary on football matches
The commentary is full of insights and witticisms.
Meet DeepRole: An AI bot which is capable of defeating you in tricky multiplayer online games
As both a teammate and an opponent, DeepRole consistently outperformed human players.
Tech Mahindra and Israeli startup Atidot collaborate on AI-based insurance solution
Through this partnership, the companies will provide a platform to increase profitability for insurance companies by predicting customer behaviour, lapse patterns and improve their cross-sell as well as upsell capabilities.
Bon appétit! Sony whips up a 'delicious' AI unit, explores cooking-robots and new dishes
The Japanese electronics giant wants a piece of the pie in the food business.
TCS, Qualcomm launch innovation hub in Hyderabad to build AI, IoT, 5G solutions
The hub will utilise TCS' expertise in digital technologies, along with Qualcomm Technologies' depth in 5G, edge AI and edge devices to build solutions to entirely new use-cases, TCS said in a statement.
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.
Facebook says AI getting better at spying unwanted content
People at Facebook continue to try to share video of a horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, with social network systems blocking 95 per cent of those attempts, according to executives.
Tech Mahindra signs MoU with CET for AI center
The collaboration outlines the government’s objective to upskill young students by familiarising them with new-age technologies like AI and equipping them with the knowledge of applying these technologies in everyday life. It is aimed at fostering a growth ecosystem that will positively impact the economy and lives of people in Odisha, the release added.
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.
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