Vodafone pilots IoT-enabled drone tracking for EU

Anirban Ghoshal

Telecom giant Vodafone is starting a pilot project to test out its 4G internet of things-enabled drone tracking and safety tech ....

20 February, 2018

Accenture launches artificial intelligence testing services

Anirban Ghoshal

IT services and consulting company Accenture is launching new services for testing artificial intelligence systems to help companies ....

20 February, 2018
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Google is using retinal images to assess cardiovascular risk factors

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Google has said that it has been trying to use deep learning techniques on one of its computer vision engines to try ....

20 February, 2018

Adobe to set up artificial intelligence centre in Hyderabad

Anirban Ghoshal

Diversified software company Adobe Systems Inc. has said it will set up an artificial intelligence (AI) centre in Hyderabad, according ....

20 February, 2018

Insurance industry may adopt blockchain technology

Anirban Ghoshal

The increasing focus on blockchain has prompted top executives and associations from the banking, financial services and insurance ....

20 February, 2018

Japan's Sony plans AI-powered taxi-hailing system to take on SoftBank

Reuters

Sony Corp said on Tuesday it would become the latest blue-chip firm to jockey for position in Japan's taxi and ride-hailing ....

20 February, 2018
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Travel booking site Webjet unveils 'blockchain-as-a-service' for hospitality sector

Anirban Ghoshal

Australia-based travel booking portal Webjet Ltd will start deploying blockchain technology as a service to root out accounting ....

19 February, 2018

Why chatbots are set to dominate customer support and service operations

Anirban Ghoshal

Nearly a quarter of customer service and support operations will integrate virtual customer assistant (VCA) including chatbot ....

19 February, 2018

IBM bats for greater use of blockchain technology in governance

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant IBM has advocated greater use of blockchain technology in US governance processes to help make services more secure. According ....

19 February, 2018

Hyperloop One aims to help you zip between Mumbai-Pune in 25 minutes flat

Anirban Ghoshal

Richard Branson-backed Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with the Maharashtra government to build a superfast transportation ....

19 February, 2018
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Indian student creates chip that can help phones respond faster to human commands

Anirban Ghoshal

As the world increasingly embraces artificial intelligence, there is a growing demand for devices to process facial recogniition ....

19 February, 2018

Weekly wrap: Startup survey; Q&A with Amazon India head; Ola probes alleged fraud

Manu P Toms

The past week saw firms such as non-banking financial company Lendingkart Finance Ltd, self-drive car rental startup Zoomcar, ....

17 February, 2018

Bitcoin above $10,000 for first time in two weeks

Reuters

Bitcoin rose above $10,000 on Thursday for the first time in more than two weeks, as investors bought back the digital currency ....

16 February, 2018

Telugu script bug causes Apple devices to crash

Reuters

Apple Inc said on Thursday a bug in some versions of its operating systems is causing its devices to crash when a single character ....

16 February, 2018

Google to buy IoT business of LogMeIn

Anirban Ghoshal

Search giant Google on Thursday said it plans to buy Xively, an Internet of Things (IoT) business of cloud-based service provider ....

16 February, 2018

At blockchain hackathon, startups propose system for decentralising Aadhaar data

Anand J

The Karnataka government has announced the names of 10 startups that won the state’s blockchain hackathon for ideas on protecting ....

16 February, 2018

Ransomware will get bolder and AI will pose more security threats in 2018

Anirban Ghoshal

As data becomes the new oil driving the world economy, hackers will go after it more than ever before, spurring demand for professionals ....

16 February, 2018

Microsoft floats $500 mn startup programme

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft is launching a programme named Microsoft for Startups to offer technology access and go-to-market and community ....

15 February, 2018

NASA will 3D-print equipment in space to help study astronauts' health

Anirban Ghoshal

US space agency NASA has launched a new project that will study the effect of microbes and microgravity on astronauts' health ....

15 February, 2018

Qualcomm’s new kit allows developers to fine-tune its modem

Anirban Ghoshal

Chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has unveiled a new software development kit (SDK) for its MDM9206 modem that will help developers ....

15 February, 2018

Anthill Ventures floats accelerator programme for media and entertainment startups

Shweta Sharma

Anthill Ventures, an early-stage investment firm and scaling platform for startups, has partnered with film production and distribution ....

15 February, 2018