Tag "AI"

Spotify acquires music AI startup Niland

By : CIOL Writers

Spotify has acquired an artificial intelligence-based music startup called Niland to help improve its personalization and recommendation features for users. “Niland has changed the game for how AI technology can optimise music search and recommendation capabilities and shares Spotify’s passion for surfacing

Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony and others join the grand AI partnership club

By : CIOL Writers

Adding more ammunition to the grand AI alliance, Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony, SAP, McKinsey & Company, Zalando and Cogitai are joining the Partnership on AI, a collection of companies and non-profits that have committed to share best practices and communicating openly

NVIDIA to train 100K developers on deep learning in 2017

By : CIOL Writers

NVIDIA plans to train 100,000 developers on deep learning artificial intelligence this year to meet surging demand for expertise in the field of AI. Through its NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, the chip company will escalate its training by tenfold (compared to 2016)

Machine over man: AI could turn some skilled practices into utilities soon

MUMBAI, INDIA: Gartner predicts that by 2022, smart machines and robots may replace highly trained professionals in tasks within medicine, law and IT. There are also high chances of many tasks performed by professionals today becoming low-cost utilities, thanks to

Infosys launches new artificial intelligence platform ‘Nia’ to solve business problems

USA: Building on the success of its first-generation AI platform, Infosys Mana, and its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution, AssistEdge, for which Infosys has 50+ clients and 150+ engagements across all industry sectors, Infosys has now launched Nia, the next-generation Artificial Intelligence Platform.

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra collaborate to make mid-day meal program more efficient

By : CIOL Writers

Accenture and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by

Baidu opens up its autonomous driving platform with project ‘Apollo’

By : CIOL Writers

Chinese tech giant Baidu has announced project Apollo that will provide an open, and reliable software platform for its partners in the automotive industry to build self-driving vehicles faster. The platform encompasses both hardware and software, providing partners with the

Turn your silly doodles into professional art with Google AutoDraw

By : CIOL Writers

There is nothing that Google can’t do. Adding one more capability to its long list of services, Google will now save you from drawing woes, thanks to ‘AutoDraw‘. Google AutoDraw is a web-based tool that uses machine learning algorithms to

Facebook rolls out ‘M Suggestions’ powered by AI

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After testing M, its AI assistant for almost two years, Facebook has finally rolled out a version of M, christened “M Suggestions,” to all Messenger users in the US. For those who are unaware, M “is your helpful assistant in

People and Technology – getting rewired?

INDIA: Technology that works for people, not because of them! In other words, putting an end

Microsoft launches fun camera app, Sprinkles with AI prowess

By : CIOL Writers

If you are bored with the same old Snapchat filters (considering the same filters are now

Intel announces AI developer program, aims to educate 15K Indian citizens

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At its first AI Day conference hosted in Mumbai, yesterday, Intel India announced a new initiative called AI

Y Combinator to dedicate the upcoming batch for AI startups

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Y Combinator, the American seed accelerator, announced its first “vertical” track exclusively for AI startups. Daniel

pi Ventures gets top techpreneurs’ backing for its $30mn AI, IoT-focused fund

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Early-stage venture fund pi Ventures has announced the first close of its maiden fund at $13

IBM and Salesforce announce strategic partnership on AI

USA: IBM and Salesforce announced a global strategic partnership to deliver solutions leveraging artificial intelligence(AI) to

Google adds more languages to its AI-powered translator

By : CIOL Writers

After adding language support for almost one-third of the world’s population by adding native languages such

Zoho CRM turns smart with AI-powered assistant to make salespeople’s job easy

CHENNAI, INDIA: Zoho today unveiled Zia, the Zoho CRM‘s new AI-powered intelligent sales assistant that detects anomalies, suggests

Amazon’s smart assistant Alexa now has 10,000 skills

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Growing by leaps and bounds, Amazon Alexa now has 10,000 “skills”. Since hitting the market in

Google’s next artificial intelligence experiment, A.I. Duet is your new jam partner

By : CIOL Writers

Good news for all the aspiring musicians. Now Google will help you improvise your notes and

AI, Design, Platforms and People: The new status-quo

INDIA: In a latest survey of business and IT executives, 86 per cent said that while individual