Govt wants drone makers to install safety hardware to avoid accidents: Report

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The Union civil aviation ministry has asked drone manufacturers to install safety hardware such as chips to avoid aerial accidents ....

18 January, 2019

India team to start work on high-growth areas such as cloud: Rubrik’s Bipul Sinha

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This week, cloud data management firm Rubrik raised $261 million (Rs 1,853 crore) in a Series E round of funding from new and ....

18 January, 2019
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Falling costs will drive more enterprises to adopt AI: Microsoft’s Maheshwari

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As the cost of artificial intelligence comes down faster, more than 85% of enterprises are expected to use the technology for ....

17 January, 2019

How offline F&B businesses are adopting analytics and IoT to drive growth

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For Soulfull, a packaged food brand, technology is the backbone on which it runs its operations. This has allowed the company ....

16 January, 2019

Amazon’s hiring spree continues in India amid expansion drive

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Amazon has more vacancies in India than in any other country apart from its home territory of the US.  There are 1,400 ....

14 January, 2019

Adani to set up data centres powered by renewable energy in Andhra Pradesh

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The Adani Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government for setting up data centres in the ....

11 January, 2019
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AI outperforms humans in identifying cervical cancer

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A computer algorithm using artificial intelligence (AI) has accurately screened and identified cervical cancer better than trained ....

11 January, 2019

Govt launches centres to monitor and support Digital India initiative

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The Indian government has opened a Command and Control Centre (CCC) and Centre of Excellence for artificial intelligence at the ....

11 January, 2019

Digital initiatives are decongesting the branches: Bajaj Allianz Life's Kayzad Hiramanek

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Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company has been on a digital drive since Tarun Chugh joined the company as its chief executive in ....

11 January, 2019

Quarter of digital workforce will use virtual assistants daily by 2021: Gartner

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A quarter of the digital workforce will use virtual employee assistants (VEAs) such as Amazon’s Alexa daily by 2021, up ....

10 January, 2019
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Analytics firm Subex launches AI-based anomaly detection system

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Homegrown telecom analytics firm Subex on Wednesday launched an artificial intelligence (AI) platform called CrunchMetrics to ....

9 January, 2019

Smartphone growth doubles Qualcomm India’s revenue in four years

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Fuelled by the explosive growth of smartphones powered by its Snapdragon chipsets, Qualcomm India has almost doubled its revenue ....

8 January, 2019

India second-highest contributor to IBM’s patent tally last year

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IBM's India employees received more than 800 patents last year, with the country emerging the second-highest contributor to ....

8 January, 2019

Amazon’s Rajeev Rastogi on how machine learning is solving delivery, payment issues

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With more than 100 million users registered on its platform, Amazon knows what Indians buy and how one region differs from another. ....

7 January, 2019

Indian banks record spike in cyber fraud cases

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As digital transactions continue to gain traction in India, the country’s central bank has said that there has been a 50% ....

3 January, 2019

IBM India's Raghavan on why the true potential of chatbots remains untapped

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Conversational artificial intelligence (AI) is under-appreciated, considering that chatbots can be deployed for purposes other ....

2 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Deep-tech B2B space finally gets its poster boys

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Until recently, Indian deep-tech startups weren't considered ready to offer their products and services to enterprises. But ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: IT services hit refresh as enterprises eye digital transformation

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When a $25-billion multinational staffing company decided to embark on a digital transformation drive around 18 months ago, it ....

24 December, 2018

Zendesk’s Adrian McDermott on building CRM tools for next-gen companies

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US-headquartered Zendesk is one of the largest companies in the customer experience space globally. Listed on the New York Stock ....

21 December, 2018

HPE’s Tom Bradicich wants to do for cloud what he did for computers years ago

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Decades ago at IBM, Tom Bradicich used the metaphorical shrink rays to zap monstrously large computers to an impressively compact ....

18 December, 2018

France’s Thales to open engineering centre in Bengaluru, may rope in 2,000 techies

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French aerospace and defence company Thales will set up an engineering centre in Bengaluru by early next year, vice-president ....

14 December, 2018