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What keeps the innovation engine running at Salesforce?

Soma Tah Have you ever wondered what makes Salesforce- which was considered a disruptor in the CRM space -the most innovative company in the world? What do they do to keep the innovation engine running at full throttle? According to

Oracle brings AI applications for smart manufacturing

USA: Oracle today announced new artificial intelligence (AI) cloud applications that enables manufacturers to spot anomalies during production, pinpoint the root cause of issues, and predict events before they occur. The new Oracle Adaptive Intelligent Applications for Manufacturing leverage machine learning and

Alibaba demonstrates smart ordering in cafe and restaurants using voice AI

Alibaba Machine Intelligence Technologies has unveiled an intelligent speech interaction technology aimed at “smart ordering” in cafes and restaurants. The new technology lets buyers order their food item or coffee by speaking to a smart ordering machine. The Alibaba DAMO

Dubai Police selects an Indian startup Staqu to fight crimes with advanced AI

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Gurgaon-based Artificial Intelligence startup Staqu will assist Dubai police in reducing the crime rate with its AI-powered predictive policing technology. Staqu made its way to the top slot, out of the 677 applications received by the Dubai

Microsoft using drone images and AI to help farmers improve farm yields

INDIA: Microsoft and drone maker, DJI are partnering to help farmers quickly get the information related to soil moisture in their fields and any pest infestation, without the need to spend hours and days spent walking or driving on the

Reliance jio launches AI-based video brand-engagement platform, JioInteract

MUMBAI, INDIA: Transforming the way brands and customers think of engagement, Reliance Jio has launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based brand engagement platform – JioInteract. The first of many services to be launched on this platform is the Live Video Call that

AI implementation thwarted by lack of strategy, IT infra, and talent

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific(APAC) economies stand to realize the productivity gains offered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. However, Clear strategy and direction, IT infrastructure, Talent, Budget, and Leadership team’s commitment were identified as the key challenges to AI implementation. According to a

Emerging market players more open to embrace AI, finds study

INDIA: The automotive and technology industries are at the forefront in applying artificial intelligence, found a recent study done by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). One company in five has already integrated AI in their business in those sectors. At the

Microsoft announces new online courses for developers

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Microsoft announced two new courses in its online education program for developers. First will be an AI course for advanced developers who want to expand their knowledge of machine learning and the second one will be an entry-level software development course. The

BFSI cos embrace AI-powered voicebots for enhanced customer experience

MUMBAI, INDIA: Kotak Mahindra Bank has launched an AI-powered voicebot- ‘Keya’ perhaps the first one in the banking sector. The bilingual voicebot available in English and Hindi, comes integrated with Kotak’s phone-banking helpline and will augment the traditional interactive voice

Adobe, NVIDIA partner to deliver AI services for creativity and digital experiences

USA: At Adobe Summit, Adobe and NVIDIA announced a strategic partnership to rapidly enhance their artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technologies. The companies will work to optimize the Adobe Sensei AI and machine learning (ML) framework for NVIDIA GPUs

Xiaomi launches Mi Mini to take on Amazon Echo Dot

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Apart from launching the Mi Mix 2S and Mi gaming laptop, Xiaomi has announced its new voice-activated assistant Mi AI Speaker Mini in China. The assistant which costs CNY 169 will directly compete with the likes of Google Mini, Amazon

Apps using AI, AR to ease financial services adoption barriers for women

NEW DELHI, INDIA: To overcome the barriers to financial services adoption among women and other low-income populations in India, Accenture and Grameen Foundation India have collaborated to develop two new applications. “Access to financial services gives women greater control over

Alibaba brings visual-recognition capability to its smart speakers

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Alibaba AI Labs has launched – the updated human – computer interaction system, AliGenie 2.0 that will enable Tmall Genie X1, the Labs’ first smart speaker with visual- recognition capability, to scan and read over 100 sets of children’s books

AI, Video analytics set to take surveillance to the next level

Soma Tah Despite being best known for its consumer electronics products, more than 70 percent of the Panasonic’s revenue worldwide comes from selling to business, not consumers.The company is focusing on emerging technologies such as IoT and AI to create

IBM unveils enterprise-focused AI Assistant to take on Alexa

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IBM introduced its new enterprise-focused personal assistant, dubbed “Watson,” at the company’s Think Conference on Tuesday. The AI assistant can be integrated into a variety of platforms, like cars, hotel rooms and home appliances, among other things. Unlike Siri and

Voice interfaces start crawling into the enterprises

Soma Tah Until last year, voice technology has not seen a widespread adoption because of its failings in one important aspect, i.e. speech recognition. But thanks to the advancement in Natural Language Processing(NLP) and speech recognition systems in the past couple of

IBM unveils a computer smaller than even a grain of salt

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While the size of mobile phones is becoming larger by the day, the size of personal computers is going smaller. So much so that IBM has unveiled a computer which is smaller than even a grain of salt. It is

Micromax Informatics invests in AI startup One Labs

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India’s homegrown smartphone manufacturer Micromax has invested an undisclosed amount in AI startup One Labs. One Labs operates inOne, a platform that aggregates apps across multiple genres in food, shopping, travel, deals, cabs, news, recharge, games and more. Among the

Cape not required: Machine Learning alone can turn you into superhero

Gauri Shah Always wanted to be a superhero but lacked the powers? Now Machine Learning will bestow upon you the capabilities and the (proverbial) cape! With superpowers like a fail-proof memory, flawless driving skills and the ability to mind-read, you’ll