Global AI business value seen jumping 70% to $1.2 trillion in 2018: Gartner

Anirban Ghoshal

Global business value derived from artificial intelligence (AI) is projected to reach $1.2 trillion (Rs 80.3 trillion) in 2018, ....

25 April, 2018

Amid labour shortage, farmer sends AI-infused robots to pick strawberries

Anirban Ghoshal

Faced with labour shortage on his farm, Florida-based Gary Wishnatzki turned to artificial intelligence and robotics for strawberry-picking. Wishnatzki's ....

25 April, 2018
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Is emerging tech prompting Indian companies to tweak management style?

Anirban Ghoshal

As newer technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning take precedence, nearly 98% of Indian companies have ....

24 April, 2018

Why Japan is bringing 'cobots' to the factory floor

Reuters

A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience ....

20 April, 2018

Robotics drawing more investor interest than AI, other emerging technologies: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

London-headquartered data and analytics company GlobalData said that robotics witnessed more interest from investors compared ....

18 April, 2018

AI, IoT and VR are changing how home rental startup FastFox does business

Anirban Ghoshal

Experiments with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality (VR) ....

18 April, 2018
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MIT says its new AI engine can draw road maps better than Google

Anirban Ghoshal

A team of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) engine that ....

18 April, 2018

Robots will replace humans in retail, says chief of Chinese e-commerce giant

Reuters

Robots will eventually replace human workers in the retail industry, the chief executive of Chinese e-commerce company JD.com ....

17 April, 2018

Google’s AI-powered microscope outlines cancer cells using augmented reality

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google is working on a microscope that deploys artificial intelligence (AI) to detect cancer cells in a tissue ....

17 April, 2018

How artificial intelligence is helping Ratan Tata-backed NestAway calculate rent 

Anirban Ghoshal

Predictive analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are helping home rental startup NestAway streamline operations by performing ....

16 April, 2018
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Microsoft scientist says firm sacrificed revenue to prevent unethical use of AI

Anirban Ghoshal

A top research scientist at Microsoft claims that the tech giant has sacrificed "significant sales" by nixing deals ....

16 April, 2018

Why travel marketplace ixigo is using AI to scan photos of hotels

Anirban Ghoshal

Online travel marketplace ixigo said on Thursday that it using artificial intelligence (AI) on its platform to help customers ....

12 April, 2018

Apollo Hospitals taps Microsoft’s AI to slash healthcare costs

Anirban Ghoshal

Apollo Hospitals Group on Wednesday said it was working with Microsoft to slash healthcare costs, by suffusing its products and ....

11 April, 2018

Chinese facial recognition firm is now the world's most valuable AI startup

Anirban Ghoshal

China's SenseTime Group Ltd, which provides facial recognition systems, is now the world's most valuable artificial intelligence ....

11 April, 2018

Niti Aayog taps IIT tool telling socio-economic conditions using satellite images

Anirban Ghoshal

The central government’s top policy think tank, Niti Aayog, has tapped IIT-Delhi's artificial-intelligence tool that ....

10 April, 2018

Google uses AI to spot illegal fishing in seas

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Google is using image-recognition technology imbued with artificial intelligence to spot illegal fishing in the seas, ....

9 April, 2018

This startup uses AI to check out rooftops for insurance purposes

Anirban Ghoshal

California-based startup Cape Analytics uses artificial intelligence (AI) to check out your rooftop for insurance purposes. By ....

4 April, 2018

Automation may steal your job, and spawn a whole new industry

Mayank Kumar and Apoorva Shankar

Automation and the rise of technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning are making everyone paranoid -- paranoid ....

4 April, 2018

Microsoft Ventures to set up office in India; to invest in IoT, blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft has decided to reorient the strategy of its venture capital arm by setting up a new office ....

29 March, 2018

AI app for rural India can tell if a person is being pressured to take a loan

Anirban Ghoshal

Professional services firm Accenture and the Indian arm of the non-profit Grameen Foundation have jointly built artificial intelligence- ....

21 March, 2018

Software firm Capillary rolls out AI-powered customer trackers for offline stores

Anirban Ghoshal

Capillary Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which provides cloud-based software for engaging retail customers, is rolling out artificial-intelligence ....

21 March, 2018