Tag "Machine learning"

Uber testing route based pricing charging more for certain high-demand routes

By : CIOL Writers

Just like any other cab-aggregator, Uber too charges on the basis of mileage, current traffic, the route taken and so on. Apparently, Uber is tweaking the process for some high-demand routes, where it charges certain users more depending upon where they are

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

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

Microsoft will collaborate with global experts to eliminate blindness with AI

HYDERABAD, INDIA: Microsoft India, in collaboration with L V Prasad Eye Institute has launched Microsoft Intelligent Network for Eyecare (MINE)- a mission-driven global consortium of like-minded commercial, research and academic institutions who have joined hands to apply artificial intelligence to

Microsoft’s AI will describe images for the blind users

By : CIOL Writers

Artificial learning is the current hot property in the corporate world. From Facebook to Apple to Google, every tech company is employing machine learning to make their products more productive and user-friendly. This technology becomes all the more relevant and

Nokia adds machine learning capabilities to its customer experience solutions portfolio

BANGALORE, INDIA: Nokia has announced major updates to its Motive Customer eXperience Solutions (CXS) software portfolio, providing communications service providers with advanced machine learning capabilities to reduce costs and improve customer experiences. With support for machine learning in its CXS portfolio, Nokia aims to

Microsoft India signs MOU with the Telangana govt to provide internet connectivity

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Telangana government. Under the MOU, Microsoft will help the government to explore cloud, machine learning, and mobile-based solutions to improve citizen services, education, healthcare and agriculture in the state.

Google launches PhotoScan to digitize your old paper prints

By : CIOL Writers

Google is bringing a plethora of new tools to its flagship photo service – Google Photos – to improve your editing experience. Moreover, Google is also launching a standalone PhotoScan app that allows users to digitize their old paper prints.

Former HCL Tech CEO Anant Gupta launches Rs 100cr fund to support startups

By : CIOL Writers

Following on the heels of the appointment of new CEO at HCL Technologies come another piece of news about its ex-CEO Anant Gupta. Gupta who had stepped down from his post to pursue personal ambitions on Friday announced the launch

Google’s Project Loon will be controlled by AI, instead of algorithms

By : CIOL Writers

In order to efficiently handle Google’s giant white Internet-delivering balloons, the Project Loon team has revealed that it’s using artificial intelligence technology instead of hard-coded algorithms. Initially, the Project Loon team used algorithms to change the altitude and stay in

Intel acquires deep learning startup Nervana in $408 million

By : CIOL Writers

Intel is placing a huge bet on the next big thing of technology orb – Artificial Intelligence, which is transforming the way businesses operate and how people engage with the world. Intel, a company that powers the cloud and billions

Microsoft democratizes machine learning, AI access for solving local problems

BANGALORE, INDIA: Microsoft looks to ease the access to its machine learning capabilities to help developers build solutions for local problems. Microsoft is also working with the state governments to address different issues in education, healthcare, agriculture, transportation, etc. Inaugurating

Google Bubble Zoom shows the best way to read comics

Soma Tah Google, so far, has made lives easier by all means, and now it is experimenting with the ideas that would eventually take users’ experience to the next level. For example, have you ever thought that the speech bubbles

Bullets and Roses: To Bot or not to Bot

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H INDIA: Like pixies jumping out of nowhere and skedaddling out of their ground holes,

HPE brings converged system for IoT to deliver analytics at the edge

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) unveiled two converged systems for the Internet of Things (IoT)-

Twitter buys machine learning co Magic Pony

Twitter has acquired London-based Magic Pony Technology  reportedly for $150mn to enhance the image, and live

AI is coming of age

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H INDIA: It’s like UFOs. Or Extra-terrestrials. One may agree or argue against or even

How Microsoft connected 4 unconnected school campuses in AP?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Four unconnected campuses of a school in Andhra Pradesh have been connected by using