GOVT AI MISSION
New Govt to use fintech for flagship programmes: Amitabh Kant
The transaction value for the Indian fintech sector which was approximately $33 billion in 2016 is slated to reach $73 billion in 2020, growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22%.
How IDFC Bank's COO Avtar Monga is leveraging digital to redefine the boundaries of banking
Monga evidently relishes challenges. As a man on ...
Facebook launches global project to fight election interference
Experts from the research lab will work closely with Facebook's security, policy and product teams to get real-time insights and updates on emerging threats and disinformation campaigns f...
Kerala capital to host Asia's largest tech startup conclave
The two-day event is envisaged to offer a unique platform for startups to showcase their products before a wide array of technology and industry leaders from around the world.
Flipkart plans to use artificial intelligence and make online purchase akin to offline buying experience
Flipkart’s AI project represents an effort at addressing complexities at scale but specifically for Indian shoppers still coming to grips with buying online.
How online retailers are using artificial intelligence to make shopping a smoother experience
For customers, buying online might seem simple—click, pay and collect. But it's a different ballgame for e-tailers.
Intel acquires AI startup run by Indian-origin entrepreneur
"We will apply Nervana's software expertise to further optimise the Intel Math Kernel Library and its integration into industry standard frameworks," said Diane Bryant, Executive Vice President of Data Center Group at Intel.
AI to help in search for alien life
London, April 4 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) could help astronomers predict the probability of life on other planets, according to a new study.
Why 2018 could change your office life forever
A new breed of bots is helping thousands of office workers speak up without fear. (Psst: It is also challenging a multibillion-dollar industry.)
Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani seeks to reclaim past glory with digital push
Client offerings positioned around cutting edge technologies like artificial intelligence & Internet of Things will help make Infosys much stronger, Nilekani said.
Great push in innovation over last 5 years: Govt official
We have 15,000 startups, but India needs 1.5 lakh startups or 15 lakh startups which need to come up not only from IITs but also from the grassroots-level," secretary to Department of Science and Technology professor Ashutosh Sharma said.
SpaceX rocket carrying AI research blasts off for space station
Washington, June 29 (IANS) A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft loaded with about 2,600 kgs of research and supplies, including experiments investigating cellular biology, Earth science and Artificial Intelligence (AI), lifted off on a Falcon 9 rocket on Friday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
New technologies should not degrade humanity: Satya Nadella
"We want more productivity and efficiency but we do not want to degrade humanity," Nadella said at the conference being attended by some 25,000 technology experts and analysts.
AI researchers are making more than $1 million, even at a nonprofit
OpenAI paid its top researcher, Ilya Sutskever, more than $1.9 million in 2016. It paid another leading researcher, Ian Goodfellow, more than $800,000 — even though he was not hired until March of that year.
Govt works on a roadmap for emerging tech
The idea is not just to increase their usage in the official machinery but also to promote the increasing number of emerging startups in this space.
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