Tag: Ai

Reliance Jio acquiring Haptik for Rs 200 cr: Report

New Delhi: Reliance Jio is reportedly acquiring Mumbai-based Haptik — one of the world’s largest conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms — for over Rs 200 crore, the media reported. A report in Inc42.com late Thursday claimed that the transaction is expected to be completed this week. Citing a company document, the report claimed that “Reliance […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Tech firms scramble to make AI unbiased

New Delhi: From recommending what you need to buy on a shopping site to who you should be friends with on a social network, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has established itself as a guiding force in our lives. The growing importance of this technology, however, has also made people aware of the biases that have become […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
'India can leap ahead with AI in healthcare'

New Delhi: India has a unique opportunity to leap ahead with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare, as well as to bring the powers of cloud and AI to the broader world, a top Microsoft executive said on Wednesday. According to Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Healthcare, India has a well-laid infrastructure and advanced […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
AI can help treat brain tumours, finds a study

London: Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based (AI) method for analysis of brain tumours, paving the way for individualised treatment of tumours. According to the study, published in the The Lancet Oncology, AI machine learning methods, carefully trained on standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), are more reliable and precise than established radiological methods in the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
India needs human-centric AI to curb fake news

New Delhi: As social media giants fight to curb fake news ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, an Indian-origin tech junkie has stressed it is not enough as the nation needs better human-centric Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solutions to combat the spread of misinformation. For Lyric Jain, a 22-year-old Cambridge and MIT graduate, social media platforms and […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
LS polls: Facebook removing 1 million accounts a day

New Delhi: With the first phase of Lok Sabha polls just days away, Facebook on Monday said it is removing or blocking about one million abusive accounts a day with the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) tools. “We are absolutely committed to maintaining the integrity of the elections in India and […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Facebook to use AI to map world population

San Francisco: Aiming to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create accurate maps, Facebook said its maps now cover “majority” of Africa and that its project would eventually map nearly the whole world’s population. In 2016, Facebook had created population maps for 22 nations. “When it is completed, humanitarian agencies will be able to determine how […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Centre for drone development soon at IIT Hyderabad

Hyderabad: In a bid to speed up the development of drones in India, Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation, Terra Drone India and the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, on Thursday announced that they have signed a pact to establish a first-of-its-kind Centre of Excellence for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in India. According to the tripartite Memorandum […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
AI can spur production of safe, clean fusion energy

New York: Artificial Intelligence (AI) can speed up the development of safe, clean and virtually limitless fusion energy for generating electricity, claim researchers. A team of scientists at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University are applying deep learning to forecast sudden disruptions that can halt fusion reactions […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
AI, social media regulation find prominence in poll manifestos

New Delhi: Going by the poll manifestos published by major political parties, the use of digital technology is likely to get a boost under the new government that will come to power after the Lok Sabha election results on May 23. While most political parties have promised greater implementation of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
FB investing in inclusive AI to curb harmful content

San Francisco: Facebook has announced long-term investments in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to proactively detect content that violates its policies. “To help us catch more of this problematic content, we’re working to make sure our AI systems can understand content with as little supervision as possible,” Manohar Paluri from Facebook’s AI team said during […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
AI detects new class of genetic mutations behind autism

New York: Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers have discovered new genetic flaws that contribute to autism in people. Most previous research on the genetic basis of disease has focused on the 20,000 known genes and the surrounding sections of DNA that regulate those genes. However, even this enormous amount of genetic information makes up only […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Samsung has third most patents on AI: Report

Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co. has the third-largest number of patents related to artificial intelligence (AI), coming behind two US tech giants, a report showed on Friday. Microsoft Corp. has the most, with 18,363 AI-related patents as of January, followed by IBM Corp. with 15,046 and Samsung with 11,243, according to the report by Germany-based researcherIBM Corp.. […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
10 colleges to have AI Labs of Microsoft in India

New Delhi: Software giant Microsoft on Thursday launched Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled digital labs in collaboration with 10 higher educational institutions in India. The programme, ‘Intelligent Cloud Hub’, covers institutes including BITS Pilani, SRM Institute of Science and Technology and Trident Academy of Technology among others. “With the right technology infrastructure, curriculum and training, we can […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Adobe trains AI to detect Photoshop-edited images

San Francisco: Adobe, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have trained Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software. At a time when deepfake visual content is getting commoner and more deceptive, the decision is also intended to make image forensics understandable for everyone. “This new […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021