IIT Madras on board Google wagon driving AI for Social Good
The two Indian institutes that are participating in this project are IIT Madras and IIIT Delhi. IIT Madras is looking to use AI to help the NGO Armman to build predictive models that could prevent those who enrol for the healthcare programme from dropping out.
Apple to buy Drive.ai in bid for more autonomous vehicle talent
Apple has been working on autonomous driving technology for several years. Th...
Uber buys AI firm to advance push on autonomous cars
Uber has been moving into new technologies that could see deployment of autonomous vehic...
Ford to invest $1 billion self-driving AI startup
The Pittsburgh-based artificial intelligence company Argo AI will develop the brains for the fully autonomous vehicles Ford has promised to bring to market in 2021.
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Artificial Intelligence can infuse $957 bn into Indian economy
For AI to realise its full potential, India needs to develop a long-term vision and action plan that unites the ecosystem, and addresses technical and ethical questions as they arise.
BlackBerry plans to make modern cars secure, introduces cybersecurity solutions
Cybersecurity is the top priority for automakers as new technology and more connectivity is introduced to cars.
Ford, Lyft will partner to deploy self-driving cars
Ford self-driving test vehicles will be connected to Lyft's network, but at first, customers will not be able to use them, Sherif Marakby, Ford's vice president for autonomous vehicles and electrification, told Reuters.
Super-cheap driverless taxis may kick mass transit to the curb
While driverless cars have already shown the ability to handle highways, companies are pushing to perfect them for city streets, using GPS to navigate and sophisticated sensors to detect vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists and pets.