Mindtree partners with IISc for AI research
The company said in a press release that it has created an endowment focused on AI research with the IISc and the partnership would facilitate teaching and research for AI in both Data Sciences and Natural Language Processing.
India’s IT spending to grow 6.7% in 2019 to $ 89 billion: Gartner
Digital transformation of business processes across private and government run organizations continues to be one of the key drivers for this growth.
Artificial Intelligence to create challenges for policymakers in future: WIPO DG
The DG of the WIPO suggested that the problem of piracy in the media industry can be taken care of by business model based on reasonable subscription rates.
Avaya names Gaurav Passi as president of cloud business
Gaurav Passi most recently served as Executive Vice President, Products and Technology at Five9.
How digital assistant Amelia can help transform Indian healthcare sector
The tech Amelia combines automation, cognitive and emotional intelligence with Machine Learning (ML) capabilities to perform as a digital colleague.
How Microsoft is leading quantum computer race to unlock mysteries around us
Microsoft is confident about having one scalable super machine within the next five years.
Microsoft tests show 91% new PCs from India loaded with pirated software
Nine Asian countries, including India, have a high-level of pirated software loaded on personal computers.
Not seeking decryption, but location, identity of those sending provocative messages: Government to WhatsApp
WhatsApp has been under fire for being used to spread rumours that have led to violence.
Haptik chatbots enable Future Group to boost customer engagement on its digital wallet app Future Pay
Future Pay used Haptik’s platform to enable two important new product features on their Android and iOS apps: a Quiz bot and a Shopping List bot.
93% Indian firms still in early stages of Cloud maturity: IDC
Compared to the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) markets where more than 14% of organisations are in the latter stages of maturity, only 10% of the Indian organisations are in the advanced stages.
From railways to Aadhaar, India’s key systems run on IBM-acquired Red Hat software
Red Hat is the backbone of the BSE, NSE, Aadhaar, GST, LIC, SBI Insurance and most core banking services across India
Novel tool to monitor fake news on Facebook, Twitter
NewsWhip, a social media engagement tracking firm, collects URLs on hundreds of thousands of sites every day.
Google kept silent about sexual misconduct charges on Andy Rubin, the ‘Father of Android’. It paid him $90 mn for exit
When Andy Rubin exited, Google kept it hidden that there were serious sexual misconduct charges against him.
Infosys Finacle partners with R3 to widen blockchain solution reach
The partnership would enable banks to easily access and deploy Finacle’s blockchain solutions on Corda, R3’s open-source blockchain platform, said Infosys Finacle in a statement
Oracle intensifies war against Amazon, announces Gen 2 Autonomous Cloud Infrastructure to combat cyber threats
Ellison added that it was not easy to re-architecture the solution ground-up and highlighted in his presentation how Oracle incrementally added various autonomous capabilities over the past decade.