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IBM is using AI to create chatbots more emphatic

Chatbots may have become ubiquitous in recent times, assisting businesses in everything from bill payments to customer services, but these automated algorithms still struggle to grasp the nuances of human language and context of conversations.In order to improve user-experience, researchers at IBM India are using artificial intelligence (AI) to make chatbots more emphatic and personalised so that they can meet a

Telecom Secretary: AI and automation displacing jobs are the real-time threat

While digitisation has delivered great benefits to the country, the threat of automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) displacing jobs is real, Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan said on Monday."Adoption of digital technology has proved to be a great democratiser and leveller in India, especially in doing away with many hierarchies in the Indian economy. But digital is also throwing up as many challenges.

Microsoft partners with CarveNiche Technologies to provide AI-based maths teaching to school students

To provide an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based math teaching for the school students, A Bangalore-based EduTech company CarveNiche technologies on Friday announced that "It has partnered with Microsoft Corp to design a new Artificial Intelligence-based math learning programme called beGalileo for school students."The company said that "beGalileo will use the AI technology to collect and analyze the information

Report: Most of the Indian businesses does not compile with AI, Customer Analytics and Digital integration

While businesses in India are looking at several customer experience (CX) technologies such as customer analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and digital integration, most of them are not currently able to implement them properly, according to a new report on Monday.However, the research from global ICT solutions and services provider Dimension Data showed that most business respondents in India recognise

Google wants the US govt to make rules on AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the next-big-thing, which is partly useful and partly creepy. Having machines learn human behaviour to predict the needs is something that has potential implications on the notions of privacy and security.Addressing these concerns, Google recently released a white paper, outlining five areas where the government can work with civil society and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

UP police to use AI, Face recognition to identify criminals

Police in Uttar Pradesh will now be able to solve cases faster with an application that has a database of five lakh criminals as well as AI, face recognition and a host of other tech features, officials said on December 27.Named 'Trinetra' or third eye, it was launched by UP Police chief O P Singh at a conference of senior officers during the annual 'police week' celebrations in Lucknow, a senior official said.…

Report: UK doctors sceptical that AI could replace them

Although artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to disrupt health care, doctors in the UK are sceptical of the technology entirely replacing them, according to a survey. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, investigated primary care physicians' views on AI's looming impact on health professions.When it came to predictions about the future of medicine, British general physicians (GPs) were generally

IBM executive says, India to build innovative AI models in 2019

India is at the forefront of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) surge and next year will see more local innovations from the country with broader adoptions across various sectors globally, a top IBM executive said on Friday.According to Sriram Raghavan, Vice President, IBM Research-India and Singapore, 2018 have been an exciting year for IBM Research India lab with some path-breaking work coming out of it.

Ericsson opens its AI global facility center in Bengaluru

Swedish networking and telecom major Ericsson on Thursday said it had opened a global Artificial Intelligence (AI) accelerator in this tech hub for research and development (R&D) in AI and Automation."The new facility will accelerate our execution strategy by leveraging AI and Automation technologies to create data driven, intelligent and robust systems for automation, evolution and growth," said the company

World gets its first AI news anchor

The world's first AI news anchor has finally, made its first presence in China.During the fifth World Internet Conference organized in China's Zhejiang Province, the Chinese Government state-run news agency Xinhua News introduces the first male AI news anchor who can continuously read the news for 24 hours and can do facial expression as well as like a real anchors do.Xinhua's first English #AI anchor makes…