Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence may give birth to superhumans in 20 years

Artificial Intelligence may give birth to superhumans in 20 years

Artificially intelligent (AI) nano-machines will provide huge medical benefits, such as being able to repair damage to cells, muscles and bones, say experts

Oct 17, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Leadership roles to evolve as future of work undergoes change

Leadership roles to evolve as future of work undergoes change

In the future workplace in India, the CEO will have to focus on differentiating human capabilities and striking the right balance between humans and machines/bots.

Oct 13, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

AI-powered Google Pixel 2 comes to India in November

Pixel 2 is priced at Rs 61,000 for the 64GB variant and Rs 70,000 for the 128GB variant. Pixel 2 XL (64GB) will cost Rs 73,000 and Pixel 2 XL (128GB) will be available for Rs 82,000.

Oct 05, 2017, 10:33 AM IST
Data is the new oil, India does not need to import it: Mukesh Ambani

Data is the new oil, India does not need to import it: Mukesh Ambani

Ambani said India has leapfrogged from a lowly 155th in mobile broadband penetration to being the world`s largest mobile data-consuming nation in just one year.

Sep 27, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Insurance sector undergoing disruptions, trend to accelerate: ASSOCHAM

Insurance sector undergoing disruptions, trend to accelerate: ASSOCHAM

Recent technology trends such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain and robotic process automation (RPA) have significant potential to streamline insurance operations and enhance customer experience, it added.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Microsoft Pix camera app lets you scan documents better

Microsoft Pix camera app lets you scan documents better

From the beginning, `Pix` app used artificial intelligence (AI) technology to choose and optimise photographs and apply a range of filters.

Sep 15, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

Global insurance industry leads investment in artificial intelligence

According to the study which covered North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, the average expenditure on AI systems was $70 million across the sectors surveyed.

Sep 12, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Artificial Intelligence: Most adopters worry about security

Artificial Intelligence: Most adopters worry about security

The survey added that companies in the automotive, banking and financial services, consumer goods, technology, industrial manufacturing, and telecoms said managing this risk is the biggest determinant of success on AI investments.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

New AI system can learn videogame with two minutes of footage

A new artificial intelligence system can learn how a video game operates by watching less than two minutes of gameplay, and recreate the basic software of a game which governs everything from character movement to rendering graphics.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:42 PM IST
New AI software can detect when people text and drive

New AI software can detect when people text and drive

The system uses cameras to detect hand movements that deviate from normal driving behaviour and grades or classifies them in terms of possible safety threats.

Sep 08, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
As political parties gear up for upcoming Gujarat polls, Rahul Gandhi heads off to US to study artificial intelligence

As political parties gear up for upcoming Gujarat polls, Rahul Gandhi heads off to US to study artificial intelligence

While AI is still a nascent subject to most in India, many countries including China have begun investments in the area to strengthen research in it.

Sep 05, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Whoever masters artificial intelligence will rule world: Putin

Whoever masters artificial intelligence will rule world: Putin

“It comes with colossal opportunities, but also threats that are difficult to predict,” Putin said. 

Sep 02, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Intel unveils Movidius Myriad X VPU to give devices new AI capabilities

Myriad X is world`s first system-on-chip (SoC) shipping with a dedicated Neural Compute Engine for accelerating deep learning inferences at the edge. 

Aug 28, 2017, 22:03 PM IST
New AI system can spot hospital staff who don't wash hands

New AI system can spot hospital staff who don't wash hands

In the initial study, researchers collected images from cameras installed overlooking corridors, patient rooms and alcohol-based gel dispensers, among other places.

Aug 28, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Commerce Ministry sets up task force on artificial intelligence

The panel comprised experts, academics, researchers and industry leaders. They will explore possibilities to leverage AI for development across various fields.

Aug 25, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
Artificial Intelligence system may help detect melanoma skin cancer

Artificial Intelligence system may help detect melanoma skin cancer

A team of researchers are developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that might help detect melanoma skin cancer early.

Aug 23, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Artificial Intelligence creates ripples inside newsroom, are media jobs at stake?

Artificial Intelligence creates ripples inside newsroom, are media jobs at stake?

The presence of AI has been reflecting in chatbots, automated reporting systems and machine learning techniques which are sifting through massive data sets to write initial news reports.

Aug 23, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
Microsoft launches 'Project Brainwave' for real-time AI

Microsoft launches 'Project Brainwave' for real-time AI

Software giant Microsoft has announced its Project Brainwave deep learning acceleration platform for real-time artificial intelligence (AI).

Aug 23, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
Scientists develop new artificial intelligence system to decode brain signals

Scientists develop new artificial intelligence system to decode brain signals

Artificial intelligence has far outpaced human intelligence in certain tasks.

Aug 20, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Microsoft using AI to let gliders take decisions in air

Microsoft using AI to let gliders take decisions in air

As its rivals get busy in developing self-driving cars, Microsoft is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to empower autonomous gliders take decisions while they are aloft and has conducted a successful flight test in the US state of Nevada.

Aug 17, 2017, 14:37 PM IST