Tag: Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft AI helping Indian farmers increase crop yields

New Delhi: New technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Machine Learning, Satellite Imagery and advanced analytics are empowering small-holder farmers in India to increase their income through higher crop yield and greater price control, Microsoft India said. In a few dozen villages in Telengana, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, farmers are receiving automated voice calls […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
NASA looks at Artificial Intelligence to communicate with space

Washington: As collection of space data increases, NASA is exploring the infusion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into space communications networks to meet demand and increase efficiency. Software-defined radios like cognitive radio use AI to employ underutilised portions of the electromagnetic spectrum without human intervention. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) permits a cognitive radio to use […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
OPPO launches F5 with AI selfie technology

New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker OPPO unveiled its flagship smartphone F5 in India at Rs 24,990 on Monday with Artificial Intelligence(AI)-enabled selfie technology. Available in red and black, this is the first phone to come with 6GB RAM in this price segment, the company said in a statement. “We are excited to announce this collaboration […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
World's first 'virtual politician' is here

Wellington: In an attempt to create a representative that listens to people and responds to their questions with facts and policy positions, a first-ever Facebook Messenger chatbot named “SAM” has been introduced in New Zealand. “‘SAM’ doesn’t currently hold any office — nor could it likely legally run for one, under current laws — and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Zuckerberg visits China again, meets students

San Francisco: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is on an annual trip to China with the aim to finally enter the world’s largest internet market by users in 2018. In his Facebook post on Saturday, Zuckerberg said he was in China for an annual meeting of the advisory board at Tsinghua School of Economics […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Skype Lite gets group video calling feature, AI chatbot

New Delhi: Microsoft on Monday announced the introduction of group video calling feature and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based chatbot named “Ruuh” for Skype Lite ahead of Diwali. The video calling is available for all Skype Lite users across the country and will allow anyone to join the group video or audio call on the app for […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
For Musk, Google's 'Clips' camera doesn't 'seem' innocent

San Francisco: Google’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based “Clips” camera has not impressed Tesla founder Elon Musk, a famed critic of AI. “Clips” does image recognition and AI processing on-device, deploying machine learning to automatically click best pictures for you. Musk, who thinks AI could trigger World War III and poses a far greater threat than North […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Microsoft opens AI-based healthcare department

San Francisco: Microsoft has set up a new healthcare department at its Cambridge research facility, which will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to aid in medical research and treatment of patients. The tech giant has created the division as part of its commitment to “transform healthcare” using technologies such as machine learning and Cloud computing, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Facebook Messenger's 'M' suggests GIFs, books movie tickets

San Francisco: Facebook has added three new automatic suggestions using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to the Messenger app’s virtual assistant ‘M’. ‘M’ will now suggest users several animated GIF options, pegged to common expressions like ‘thank you’, Fortune reported late on Thursday. It will also provide a series of ‘Quick Replies’ — ‘Yes’, ‘No’, ‘I think […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
This robot uses AI to write and play own music

New York: In a first, researchers have developed a robot that can write and play its own music compositions using artificial intelligence and deep learning. The robot — named Shimon — with four arms and eight sticks can play harmonies and chords on marimba. It also thinks much more like a human musician, focusing less […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Facebook uses AI to counter terrorism

San Francisco: As the people have started questioning social media sites about their role in countering terrorism, Facebook said that it uses artificial intelligence (AI) to remove the terror-related content. The social media giant is currently focusing their techniques to combat terrorist content about Islamic State (IS), Al-Qaeda and their affiliates. “Although our use of […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
LG Electronics releases mobile payment tool

Seoul: Amid reports of rival Samsung tying up with three South Korean banks for Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based services, LG Electronics Inc on Friday launched its own mobile payment tool in the country to compete with “Samsung Pay”. LG Electronics said “LG Pay”, which is based on the Wireless Magnetic Communication technology, allows users to make payments […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Google to mentor six more Indian start-ups

New Delhi/Bengaluru: Google on Wednesday said it will mentor six more Indian start-ups in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) at its developers’ launchpad in San Francisco from July 17. “Six Indian start-ups have been selected for the two-week mentorship bootcamp to help them learn more on AI and ML by leveraging our latest technologies […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
IIIT-Delhi to start new M.Tech prog with specialisation in AI

New Delhi: For first time in the national capital, the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology- Delhi will start a new M.Tech programme with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence from the academic year starting in July 2018. “The programme will be research-oriented and focus on foundations and advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning,” Mayank Vatsa, head […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
IIIT-Hyd launches programme on artificial intelligence

Hyderabad: The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) today launched a programme on artificial intelligence and machine learning for technology professionals. The ‘Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’ would be executed in association with TalentSprint, a technology-driven organisation involved in skill development. “Every corporate, every company is investing very heavily into artificial intelligence […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021