Google says it will help Indian Govt develop responsible AI

American tech giant Google on Thursday said it is committed to share its expertise and knowledge with the Indian Government and industry stakeholders towards developing responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI). The company’s statement came after Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw met representatives from large social media platforms and other stakeholders, saying the government will draft new rules to spot and limit the spread of deepfakes.

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang: India could be one of the great exporters of AI

India is on the cusp of a huge opportunity as AI pervades all sectors across the world, according to Jensen Huang, president and CEO, Nvidia, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of graphics processing units. Huang shared his thoughts with indica on AI and India’s place in the global arena on the sidelines of the Indian Institute of Technology Bay Area Alumni (IITBAA) conference held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California last weekend where he was the opening keynote speaker.


Mumbai’s Wadhwani AI Wins a $2 million grant from Google to Expand Agricultural Technologies

indica News Bureau- Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence has been chosen among 20 organizations that would share $25 million in grants from Google for winning an AI impact contest. Mumbai-based Wadhwani AI will receive a $2 million grant to create technologies that will help reduce crop losses in cotton farming through integrated pest management. “Wadhwani […]


UiPath to hard-sell robotic process automation in India

IANS- US-based robotic process automation (RPA) firm UiPath is foraying into India to sell its Automation Intelligence software to technology-driven verticals like IT, BFSI, and the government, a company official said on Tuesday. “Opportunities for us India are huge, ranging from sectors like IT to BFSI (banking, financial services and insurance) and healthcare to government,” […]

Adobe launches AI-powered ‘Experience Platform’

IANS- Software major Adobe on Tuesday announced the global availability of “Adobe Experience Platform” for customer experience management (CXM). Stitching together data from across the enterprise, the platform enables real-time customer profiles leveraging Adobe Sensei, the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology.  To help enterprises deliver personalized experiences in real-time, the Adobe […]

Imagine FINTECH @ TiE inflect 2018

A tech executive waxes effusive on the focus on Fintech at the annual event Column: Niharika Srivastav   The Fintech track at TiEinflect 2018 started with an opening keynote on the changing world of AI startups – up 4.6 times in the last five years. The speaker, Anju Patwardhan, managing director – Creditease, extolled the […]

TiE Inflect, an event transformed

With fewer booths, more youth and women rejuvenate 25-year-old event   Ritu Jha   Thousands of Indian techies, young students aspiring to be an entrepreneur attended The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE) Inflect 2018, (an annual conference formerly known as TiEcon). This year’s focus of the two days conference on May 4 and 5, was on artificial […]

First Impressions : AI@ TiE Inflect 2018

An AI expert and entrepreneur finds a lot to like at one of the hottest annual conferences on technology   Column: Piyush Malik   When does a technology concept become buzz worthy? When analysts’ hype cycles, pundits’ predictions and the marketers’ noise rise to a crescendo – almost in unison to become a deafening cacophony. When […]