Abandoned ghost ship? Relax, it's an autonomous sailorless boat

Anirban Ghoshal

Next time you are sailing through the mid-night mist in Venice, don’t mistake that lifeless vessel floating lazily around ....

24 May, 2018

Niti Aayog partners Swiss group ABB for AI, robotics in manufacturing

Anirban Ghoshal

The central government's top policy think tank, Niti Aayog, has entered into an agreement with Swiss engineering group ABB ....

24 May, 2018
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AI will become a payments channel soon: Kotak's Deepak Sharma at Payments Summit

Ankit Doshi

India lags the world in funding artificial intelligence startups but still has the opportunity to attract investment and make ....

23 May, 2018

Google's Duplex isn't the only one — Microsoft's new AI bot can make calls too

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft has built a new artificial intelligence-based bot-cum-digital assistant that can make calls just like Google's ....

23 May, 2018

Amazon's facial recognition services draw surveillance concerns

Reuters

U.S. civil liberties groups on Tuesday called on Amazon.com Inc to stop offering facial recognition services to governments, ....

23 May, 2018

AI to make presence felt at British hospitals, but won't replace doctors just yet

Anirban Ghoshal

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, one of Britain’s biggest health trusts, has partnered The Alan ....

22 May, 2018
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Vernacular app NewsDog gets $50 mn from Tencent, others

Shweta Sharma

NewsDog, a Hindi and vernacular app founded by Chinese entrepreneurs and downloaded 10 million times on Google Play Store, has ....

22 May, 2018

Defence ministry eyes artificial intelligence for edge in combat-readiness

Anirban Ghoshal

The defence ministry has said it is looking to equip armed forces with artificial intelligence for combat-readiness, a step in ....

21 May, 2018

Microsoft buys AI startup to boost Cortana's conversational skills

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft has acquired a US-based conversational artificial intelligence (AI) startup amid efforts to improve its virtual ....

21 May, 2018

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput launches emerging-tech startup

Binu Paul

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and serial entrepreneur Varun Mathur have launched a startup called Innsaei Ventures Pvt. ....

18 May, 2018
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Amazon and Google lead global smart speaker market: Strategy Analytics

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon and internet giant Google accounted for 70% of the global smart speaker shipments in the first quarter of ....

18 May, 2018

Democratising AI by making it available to all developers: Amazon's Manaktala

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of Seattle-headquartered tech giant Amazon, has been locked in a tussle with ....

18 May, 2018

Artificial intelligence could soon be used to manage Delhi’s anarchic traffic

Anirban Ghoshal

Big, burly policemen waving frantically to clear traffic snarls is a common sight on the roads of Delhi, the national capital. ....

17 May, 2018

This Indian-led US startup deploys AI to spot abnormalities in CT scans of heads

Anirban Ghoshal

San Francisco-based Qure.ai, a healthcare startup founded by Indians, said it has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system ....

16 May, 2018

Indian Railways using AI to make sure there are no flies in your soup

Anirban Ghoshal

Soon, there will be more than just the waiter to blame for the big, ugly, dead fly floating in your Rajdhani soup, because the ....

15 May, 2018

In battle for voice assistance, Samsung readies more India features

Anirban Ghoshal

As search giant Google and e-commerce firm Amazon wage digital-assistant wars, electronics maker Samsung is getting ready for ....

15 May, 2018

An AI-powered app is decoding baby cries and hopes to detect autism

Anirban Ghoshal

The wonders of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are increasingly on display in various aspects of daily ....

14 May, 2018

Microsoft to use AI to curb fake news on LinkedIn, Bing

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft is developing artificial intelligence-programme to tackle fake news on its search platform ....

14 May, 2018

Google-backed Dunzo plans to deploy its errand-running fleet for bike-sharing

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based Dunzo Digital Pvt. Ltd, backed by Google, is planning to deploy its errand-running fleet of motorcycles for bike-sharing, ....

14 May, 2018

Silent commands can be used to hack Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant

Anirban Ghoshal

Smart devices such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant can be controlled by hidden commands ....

11 May, 2018

SAP unveils artificial intelligence-powered ERP cloud solution for India

Anirban Ghoshal

German IT services and solutions provider SAP has made S/4HANA, its artificial intelligence and machine learning-driven cloud ....

10 May, 2018