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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…

AI bot “ClaRAN” can spot radio galaxy too.

An artificial intelligence (AI) programme used to recognize faces on Facebook can also identify galaxies in deep space, scientists said Wednesday. The AI bot named ClaRAN scans images taken by radio telescopes, said researchers from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Australia. Its job is to spot radio galaxies -- galaxies that emit powerful radio jets from supermassive black holes

TabSquare secures S$10 million in series B round funding

TabSquare, a Singapore based leading provider of AI-powered smart in Restaurant solutions, on Monday has announced that it has secured $7.2 million (S$10 million) in series B round funding, Which was led by, Coca-Cola Amatil, Resorts World Inc with the participation of its existing investor Walden International. In a press release issued by TabSquare, said: "The company will use the money to enhance…

Is Artificial Intelligence an Enabler or a Demon?

Let this quote by Elon Musk be the precursor to the ensuing discussion in this article. Technology, without a doubt, is an enabler of almost everything today. From banking transactions to food ordering, from shopping to education, technology is everywhere, simplifying our lives. However, there is a downside to it, as opined by Musk in the above quote. Too much dependence, perhaps, isn’t going to serve the same

Artificial Intelligence can help you in finding Fake News

We live in an era where violence is real and the news is fake. In what can be termed as a grotesque violation of human rights, fake news circulated on WhatsApp has claimed the lives of twenty-four individuals in India since May 2018. This, however, is just a glimpse of wide-scale violence that has become commonplace in our country, courtesy fake news. In today’s digitally connected world where everything from

IKEA is Brainstorming Future-ready Autonomous Cars

While the buzz around self-driven vehicles is gaining traction, retail giant IKEA is brainstorming future-ready cars that work as hotels, stores, and meeting room. The firm has released a few designs of its "future living lab", SPACE10 that is based in Copenhagen. Some of the concepts are almost practical whereas others still need better understanding. Nevertheless, the designs presented has sparked a new wave of…

RailMitra adds AI and machine learning programs to provide customized solutions for travel planners

When it comes to Indian Railways, no word can describe its vastness. Akin to the official mascot Bholu, Indian Railways indeed is the elephant of the transportation world. Spread across the length and breadth of the country, railways carry 23.9 million Indians daily covering 1,21,407 Km of total track. It is also the fourth largest railway network by size. Admittedly, such a huge network needs a robust management…

Mindtree and IIT Madras Collaboration: A Step further in Data Science and AI World

In order to accommodate the growing demand for Data Science and AI, Mindtree - a leading digital transformation organization - has teamed up with IIT Madras to set up a dedicated Faculty Fellow position in the aforementioned discipline. This partnership is going to help IIT Madras, which is at the vanguard of digital technology, to brainstorm solutions that speed up Data Science and AI adoption in the tech world.…

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