Microsoft eyes retail, manufacturing, health sectors in India in $5 bn IoT push

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft plans to invest $5 billion into the Internet of Things globally for the next four years. ....

18 September, 2018

Cognizant to buy Advanced Technology Group to boost cloud capabilities

Keshav Sunkara

Nasdaq-listed software services company Cognizant said on Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Advanced Technology Group (ATG), a ....

18 September, 2018
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Cloud-enabled staffing models to disrupt Asia-Pacific workplaces: Colliers research

Anirban Ghoshal

Emerging technologies such as cloud computing and internet of things (IoT) will augment real estate possibilities for Asia-Pacific ....

18 September, 2018

Nasscom unveils initiative to support deep-tech startups

Shweta Sharma

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) unveiled on Tuesday a programme aimed to help deep-tech ....

18 September, 2018

Accenture to digitise UTI Mutual Fund's operations

Anirban Ghoshal

Asset management company UTI Mutual Fund has given a two-year contract to software services and consulting firm Accenture to digitise ....

18 September, 2018

Singapore’s Changi Airport aims to build the most automated terminal in the world

Anirban Ghoshal

Singapore’s Changi Airport is testing and developing robots in Terminal Four, its smallest and newest facility, in order ....

18 September, 2018
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New York University’s AI tool can tell cancer type, spot mutated genes

Shweta Sharma

A computer program developed by New York University (NYU) School of Medicine can analyse images of lung tumours, specify cancer ....

18 September, 2018

Machine learning can now track how cancer cells develop

Shweta Sharma

Researchers at the Allen Institute, Washington have trained computers in machine learning in order to identify parts of a living ....

18 September, 2018

Infosys ups bet on software-defined server provider TidalScale

Kavya Kothiyal

Infosys Ltd, the country's second-largest software services exporter, said on Monday it has invested an additional $1.5 million ....

17 September, 2018

Machine learning platform Mate Labs raises seed funding

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based machine learning platform Mate Labs has raised seed funding of $550,000 (Rs 4 crore) led by Omphalos Ventures ....

17 September, 2018
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Most policies being issued via automated channels: ICICI Lombard’s Girish Nayak

Shweta Sharma

ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co, the country’s largest non-life insurer in the private sector, has been embedding newer ....

17 September, 2018

Japanese researchers use machine learning to detect dementia

Anand J

A joint group of researchers from Osaka University and Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan has been able to detect ....

17 September, 2018

Infosys to buy Finnish company Fluido to boost enterprise cloud skills

Ranjani Raghavan

Infosys Ltd, India’s second-largest software services exporter, said on Friday it has agreed to acquire Finnish company ....

14 September, 2018

DCB Bank's R Venkattesh on why tech investment returns aren't just about money

Shweta Sharma

The banking ecosystem has undergone a digital transformation over the past decade. DCB Bank, which is nearly 90 years old, has ....

14 September, 2018

Blockchain to add $1 tn to world trade by 2028: WEF and Bain & Co report

Shweta Sharma

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) like blockchain has the potential to generate $1 trillion in new trade over the next ten years, ....

14 September, 2018

Forcepoint looks to secure industrial control systems & critical infra with new unit

Anirban Ghoshal

Cybersecurity firm Forcepoint, owned by US defence company Raytheon, has said it is launching a business to protect critical infrastructure ....

14 September, 2018

IBM teams up with IIT-Bombay to speed up AI research in India

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant International Business Machines Corp. has joined hands with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay to speed ....

14 September, 2018

Nvidia partners Arrow Electronics for AI computer geared towards autonomous machines

Anirban Ghoshal

Chipmaker Nvidia Corp. has partnered US-based Arrow Electronics for an artificial intelligence (AI) computer to power up ....

14 September, 2018

Facebook expands fact-checking programme to include images and videos

Shweta Sharma

Social networking giant Facebook in a statement said it is including photos and videos in its fact-checking programme aimed at ....

14 September, 2018

Tata Communications looks to expand private cloud services portfolio

Anirban Ghoshal

Tata Communications, the telecom arm of the diversified Tata Group, is expanding its portfolio of private cloud services as digitalisation ....

12 September, 2018

Machine learning will transform Indian businesses in 2-5 years: Gartner

Shweta Sharma

Machine learning is one of the three technologies that will transform businesses in India within two to five years -- the other ....

12 September, 2018