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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

Microsoft and Apollo Hospitals team up to use AI in treating cardiac diseases

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In today’s times, technology plays an important part in determining the future of any individual. Technology in the field of healthcare services can give a new lease of life to any patient. To make use of technology to its full

ServiceNow’s new Hyderabad R&D centre will focus on developing AI, ML capabilities

HYDERABAD, INDIA: IT services management company, ServiceNow recently announced further investment in Indian talent and technology with the opening of its new Hyderabad R&D Centre, which will be home to product engineering teams developing ServiceNow’s next generation AI and machine learning capabilities. The new centre is

Zoho ups the CRM game, brings the first conversational AI for sales teams and a lot more

Soma Tah Upping its CRM game, Zoho today unveiled Zia Voice, the first conversational AI for sales teams and the hyper-customization platform, Catalyst for its CRM. Although the majority of the Zoho CRM user base still remains in the midmarket segment,

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 700 series woos mid-tier smartphone segment with AI

SPAIN: Qualcomm has introduced the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 700 Mobile Platform Series, designed to exceed what is expected from today’s high-tier mobile experiences, with features and performance previously only available in the premium Snapdragon 800 Mobile Platform Series. Advances to

MediaTek’s new Helio P60 chipset brings AI to the mid-range phones

SPAIN:  MediaTek today unveiled the MediaTek Helio P60 system-on-chip (SoC), featuring a multi-core AI processing unit (mobile APU) and MediaTek’s NeuroPilot AI technology, which will enable device makers to bring to market smarter, more capable and more reliable mid-range smartphones.

Meet Google Reply, an AI-powered app that suggests smart replies to chats in notifications

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Google is coming up with a new app that automatically suggests smart replies to your messages. The development was first reported by Android Police. The app, named Google Reply will suggest smart replies to notifications, allowing you to respond with

Telangana govt. and Nasscom to set up a Data Science and AI CoE

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The Government of Telangana has signed an MoU with The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) to establish a Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE – DS&AI) in the state. The centre will be set up

LG to unveil V30 2018 with AI features at the MWC’18

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LG is going to unveil its latest flagship smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2018 which kicks off from February 26 in Barcelona. The smartphone will be a newer version of the V30(includes some AI features). The AI features in