Non-techies now try their hands at data, AI tech
Digital technology training was once the realm of tech service company employees. But now, online and offline training course providers in this field have seen non-tech industry participation increasing to almost 40% of enrolments. Five to six digital training course providers now attract 20,000 to 30,000 candidates every year.
For the sake of safety: This AI sensor triggers an alarm when kids are left alone in a car
The system works by sending out radar signals that are reflected back by people, animals and objects.
Can't rely on Wikipedia for information? A new initiative may help verify entries with book previews
Internet Archive hopes that it will make verification of facts on Wikipedia easier.
Tech talent at B-schools set to score high this placement season
Students with engineering degrees, especially those from the computer science, electronic and electrical streams, are back in big demand this placement season at the IIMs and other top business schools.
‘IT services & tech startups help put India on the AI path’
For artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to run on big data, Indian companies require technology that will digitise and store data. Industry is now increasingly adopting this infrastructure. Since legacy systems are slow to change, they are the laggards.
Engine shut down, AI flight makes emergency landing at Raipur
The aircraft landed safely and all the people on board are unharmed, the director of Biju Patnaik International Airport confirmed.
Netcore Solutions acquires Boxx.ai
Boxx.ai predicts what each visitor is likely to buy next using its proprietary algorithms.
Tech Mahindra and Israeli startup Atidot collaborate on AI-based insurance solution
Through this partnership, the companies will provide a platform to increase profitability for insurance companies by predicting customer behaviour, lapse patterns and improve their cross-sell as well as upsell capabilities.
Ayushman Bharat can open up opportunities for AI-based services: NetApp
Valluri believes AI has primarily been restricted to innovations done by startups in India, while the government agencies and other large enterprises have not used to the core of service offerings and operations. The Union Government’s AIforAll initiative has set the tone for an AI-based transformation, but it would higher adoption, he said.
Infosys opens innovation centre in Dusseldorf, Germany
The innovation hub of Infosys would serve as a link between businesses and the leading educational establishments in Germany in a move to bridge the STEM (science technology engineering and mathematics) talent gap in the region. Infosys said there would be strategic partnerships with regional academic institutions such as Hochschule Dusseldorf and WHU.
Tech Mahindra signs MoU with CET for AI center
The collaboration outlines the government’s objective to upskill young students by familiarising them with new-age technologies like AI and equipping them with the knowledge of applying these technologies in everyday life. It is aimed at fostering a growth ecosystem that will positively impact the economy and lives of people in Odisha, the release added.
Technology industry seeing improved gender diversity
A sharp rise in enrollment of women coders for the fifth edition of Tech-Gig's Geek Goddess clearly shows that the technology industry is seeing improved gender diversity
Become thinkers and not just officers: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad asked the young officers to become "thinkers" instead of just "officers" and help in the country's drive towards innovation and technology led growth. He also asked the government officers to create patents and think of ways in which BharatNet can be taken to the last mile or how corprorates can be part of the Digital Village programme.
Fact or fiction? Experts say spotting fake news on Facebook is not that easy
In 2016, Facebook incorporated fact-checking into its platform.
Paytm plans to invest Rs 500 crore in tech startups
The company said it expects to employ technology across the growing internet to become the dominant player in AI.
Copyright © 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service