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  • Meet the two 20-year-old Indian-origin AI startup founders who've turned investor darlings Dec 17, 2020 02:53 PM IST

    Meet the two 20-year-old Indian-origin AI startup founders who've turned investor darlings

    Rejected by about 1,000 investors after they founded Vise at 16, Samir Vasavada and Runik Mehrotra have lived to tell their tale— their AI-enabled investment management firm recently secured Series B funding of $45 million.

  • India firms are fast adopting AI to cater to changing needs, scaling up a challenge: Report Dec 10, 2020 05:37 PM IST

    India firms are fast adopting AI to cater to changing needs, scaling up a challenge: Report

    Globally, Indian companies have the highest increase in terms of use of AI compared to other major economies such as the UK, US, or Japan.

  • Can machines connect with ‘the human’? Dec 04, 2020 10:51 AM IST

    Can machines connect with ‘the human’?

    Do you think the machine has smartly tracked the emotion and subtly touched the customer in a way that leaves him or her feeling great about the organization and with good memories to share with family and friends?

  • This column did not write itself. But soon it might Nov 11, 2020 10:48 AM IST

    This column did not write itself. But soon it might

    If R K Narayan’s character Mali was alive today, he might have had a much better shot at convincing his father Jagan to invest in a machine that automatically writes stories

  • Deepfake bots create fake nudes of women, aid public shaming and extortion Nov 07, 2020 08:33 AM IST

    Deepfake bots create fake nudes of women, aid public shaming and extortion

    Telegram users have been asking bots to create fake nudes and sharing the manipulated pictures, an investigation by a cybersecurity firm has found. Their victims could include children.

  • IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says facial recognition algorithms must be unbiased, transparent: Report Oct 19, 2020 05:48 PM IST

    IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says facial recognition algorithms must be unbiased, transparent: Report

    Prasad also discussed keeping users in the loop. He said that while a user’s data is being kept into account, they must be informed of the purpose for which it is being used.

  • IIT-Delhi to establish School of Artificial Intelligence; PhD admissions to begin from January 2021 Sep 12, 2020 02:49 PM IST

    IIT-Delhi to establish School of Artificial Intelligence; PhD admissions to begin from January 2021

    Admission process for the PhD programme will begin from January 2021, while post graduate (PG) level degree courses “are being planned”

  • COVID-19 could delay Rs 7,000-crore National Artificial Intelligence mission, but industry players say immediate roll-out necessary Jul 07, 2020 04:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 could delay Rs 7,000-crore National Artificial Intelligence mission, but industry players say immediate roll-out necessary

    The National Artificial Intelligence mission is crucial to India, which is striving to be a trillion-dollar economy, with digital economy as its backbone. According to a report by Accenture, AI has the potential to add $957 billion, or 15 percent of India's GDP by 2035.

  • AI startup Inspektabs raises $600,000 from Better Capital, Titan Capital and others Jul 03, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    AI startup Inspektabs raises $600,000 from Better Capital, Titan Capital and others

    The startup offers artificial intelligence-based video inspection of cars and other assets for insurance, valuation and damage assessment.  

  • These are the technologies that will revolutionise businesses in the Post-COVID era Jun 22, 2020 07:06 PM IST

    These are the technologies that will revolutionise businesses in the Post-COVID era

    In the post-COVID–19 business landscape, technologies will play a critical role in enabling enterprises to create scalable business impact and design highly personalised offerings.

  • Riding the technology wave in emerging payments space Jun 04, 2020 05:21 PM IST

    Riding the technology wave in emerging payments space

    As mobile technology evolves, more and more consumers are expected to use alternate payment methods to shop.

  • Microsoft unveils 'world's fifth most powerful' supercomputer developed with help from Elon Musk's AI firm May 20, 2020 02:13 PM IST

    Microsoft unveils 'world's fifth most powerful' supercomputer developed with help from Elon Musk's AI firm

    The supercomputer will be used to train extremely large artificial intelligence models hosted on Azure.

  • Sony aims to make image sensors smarter to expand beyond smartphones May 14, 2020 03:08 PM IST

    Sony aims to make image sensors smarter to expand beyond smartphones

    The company said it has developed the world's first image sensor with an integrated artificial intelligence (AI) processor

  • Volvo partners with Luminar for LiDAR tech; plans to sell self-driving cars by 2022 May 07, 2020 04:09 PM IST

    Volvo partners with Luminar for LiDAR tech; plans to sell self-driving cars by 2022

    For those of you who don’t know, LiDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging. It emits millions of pulses of laser light to create a 3D map of its surroundings.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | AI tools can soon use your voice to determine if you are COVID-19 positive: Report Apr 17, 2020 11:01 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | AI tools can soon use your voice to determine if you are COVID-19 positive: Report

    The tool is currently at the data-gathering stage where researchers are collecting speech and cough recordings and pairing the information with an already-infected case’s data

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Deep tech startups pitch in with chatbots, machine learning Mar 26, 2020 12:31 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Deep tech startups pitch in with chatbots, machine learning

    From powering the MyGov Covid19 chatbot to helping airlines deal with waves of cancellation request, AI startups step up their game

  • i2c powers Airwallex B2B card to optimize cross-border, multi-currency payments using AI Mar 05, 2020 07:35 PM IST

    i2c powers Airwallex B2B card to optimize cross-border, multi-currency payments using AI

    i2c APIs and agile platform enable the most efficient, reliable payments in real-time across 130 countries.

  • Slow start, but IBM’s Watson AI more relevant now than ever Mar 04, 2020 01:26 PM IST

    Slow start, but IBM’s Watson AI more relevant now than ever

    The company invested significantly in Watson, which was initially designed as the question answering computer system back in 2004 to participate in the television challenge Jeopardy!

  • These are the top future technology trends in AI Feb 13, 2020 03:11 PM IST

    These are the top future technology trends in AI

    Here are some of the most prominent technologies that are impacting client landscapes with respect to AI adoption.

  • 'I don't care if you even graduated high school', says Elon Musk on recruitment for Tesla's AI team Feb 04, 2020 12:19 PM IST

    'I don't care if you even graduated high school', says Elon Musk on recruitment for Tesla's AI team

    Musk said Tesla's AI team, which reports directly to him, is looking to hire people.

  • SEBI will use artificial intelligence, big data to monitor market manipulations, says Ajay Tyagi Jan 24, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    SEBI will use artificial intelligence, big data to monitor market manipulations, says Ajay Tyagi

    The SEBI chief added that AI and ML tools could bring about a paradigm shift in the securities market landscape.

  • As an FMCG player, do you have the right AI plan in place? Jan 14, 2020 04:20 PM IST

    As an FMCG player, do you have the right AI plan in place?

    From predictive analytics to machine learning to superior customer engagement, AI brings unlimited potential which can facilitate a more efficient supply chain, better inventory management, and accurate demand forecasting.

  • How Chatbots have changed the way companies interact with their customers Dec 24, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    How Chatbots have changed the way companies interact with their customers

    Chatbots have already been adopted by enterprises as drivers of efficiency, increasing ROI, process optimization and contributors to workload reduction.

  • Hot skills and top jobs in IT Nov 22, 2019 05:08 PM IST

    Hot skills and top jobs in IT

    AI,ML,Data Sciences, Cloud Architects are few of that the jobs that are hot right now.

  • Policy | Is India ready for the next level of digital mass surveillance? Nov 19, 2019 12:25 PM IST

    Policy | Is India ready for the next level of digital mass surveillance?

    The main concerns with imposing the government’s proposed Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) are the absence of a law governing personal data protection, absence of checks and balances, and, societal biases that could lead to violence.

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