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Microsoft admits contractors listen to Skype, Cortana chats

The revelation came after Motherboard found contractors were listening to audio from both Skype and Cortana, including sensitive and personal conversations of Microsoft customers.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

Ola acquires Bengaluru-based AI start-up uses autonomous technologies like artificial intelligence, computer vision and sensor fusion to provides seamless AI-powered solutions for businesses.

Aug 13, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

Intel trains 1.5 lakh students, developers to boost AI in India

Intel hosted its premier global AI developer event, the Intel AI DevCamp in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Aug 08, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

AI helps identify new breast cancer types

Published in the NPJ Breast Cancer journal, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, applied AI and machine learning (ML) to gene sequences and molecular data from breast tumours, to reveal crucial differences among these cancer types.

Aug 06, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

New AI technique to help air travellers save money

 The models consider various price factors such as flight origin, destination, the timing of travel and duration of a trip to assign a value on demand.

Aug 02, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

AI tool predicts cell behaviours during diseases, treatment

According to the researchers, scGen is a generative deep learning model that leverages ideas from image, sequence and language processing and applies them to model the behaviour of a cell performed on computer or via computer simulation.

Jul 31, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

AI predicts long-term mortality from chest X-ray data

The findings of this study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, could help to identify patients most likely to benefit from screening and preventive medicine for heart disease, lung cancer and other conditions.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Instagram to let you restrict bullies without notifying them

You can choose to make a restricted person's comments visible to others by approving their comments.

Jul 09, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

Microsoft launches AI digital labs in India, to train 1.5 lakh students

As part of the three-year programme, Microsoft will support the select institutions with infrastructure, curriculum and content, access to cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) services as well as developer support, Microsoft said in a statement.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

5G based industrial-use AI app launched in Finland

The company said it believed the application was the first of its kind in the world with the actual industrial usage, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

How are you, Tim Apple? Indian student asks Cook

Before Tim Cook could answer that, the floor burst into laughter.

Jun 05, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

AI detects new class of mutations behind autism

Published in the journal Nature Genetics, the researchers analysed the genomes of 1,790 families in which one child has autism spectrum disorder but other members do not.

May 28, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

AI to double innovation rate in India by 2021: Study

While only one-third of organisations in India have embarked on their AI journeys, those companies that have adopted this technology expect it to increase their competitiveness by 2.3 times in 2021, said the study that surveyed 200 business leaders and 202 workers in the country.

May 28, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

Facebook AI to stop notifications about deceased ones

In 2015, Facebook introduced a feature that lets people choose a legacy contact - a family member or friend entrusted to care for their Facebook account when they pass away.

Apr 10, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

NITI Aayog, ABB facilitate adoption of Artificial Intelligence technologies by MSMEs

NITI Aayog and ABB India organized a workshop aligned with the national objective of ‘AI for All’.

Mar 26, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

6 niche skills changing the future of technology in 2019

2019 will see high requisitions for 6 niche skills.

Feb 25, 2019, 11:56 AM IST

Donald Trump signs order aimed to make US a global leader in artificial intelligence

As part of the initiative, Trump directed Federal agencies to prioritise investments in research and development of artificial intelligence.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Interim Budget 2019: Govt to start national programme on Artificial Intelligence, eyes 1 lakh digital villages

A national programme on AI has been envisaged by the government, FM Piyush Goyal said on Friday.

Feb 01, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

Budget 2019: 'Job seeker is now a job creator, India second largest hub for startups'

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal also said that in order to take the benefits of artificial intelligence, a special programme has been envisaged by the government. Nine priority areas have been identified for the same. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 01, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

AI-based system to cut process time for abnormal chest X-rays

Artificial Intelligence-led reporting of imaging could be a valuable tool to improve department workflow and workforce efficiency.

Jan 22, 2019, 18:10 PM IST