Technology

Trained in data science, AI, ML? There are 50,000 job posts waiting for you

Data       Oct 16, 2018

  As India pushes its boundaries towards achieving digital growth, a new report said on Tuesday that over 50,000 positions in the fields of data science and machine learning (ML) are vacant in the country owing to a lack of skilled workforce.    A state of the...

It’s Not Easy to Teach Robot Drivers to Think Like Humans

Facts       Oct 14, 2018

   Relative to human motorists, the driverless vehicles now undergoing testing on public roads are overly cautious, maddeningly slow, and prone to abrupt halts or bizarre paralysis caused by bikers, joggers, crosswalks or anything else that doesn’t fit within the neat confines of binary robot brains....

SC Khuntia, Chairman, IRDAI

``Data analytics & security' have to go together :IRDAI Chief

Indian News       Oct 14, 2018

  Mumbai: The IRDAI chief has cautioned that with the emergence of insurance depositaries and increasing use of data analytics by the insurers, the data privacy of customers has to be guarded properly.   `` Insurance industry generates huge number of data. Also the insurers’ use of...

4th Industrial Revolution to change nature of jobs: Narendra Modi

Indian News       Oct 11, 2018

   New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi allayed fears of job loss due to technological development, saying the '4th Industrial Revolution' will change the nature of jobs and provide more opportunities. Speaking at the launch of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Centre for the Fourth Industrial...

WhatsApp sets up system to store payments-related data locally in India

Indian News       Oct 09, 2018

  New Delhi: Mobile messaging platform WhatsApp Tuesday said it has built a system that stores payments-related data in India, in line with RBI's data localisation policy.   The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in a circular in April, had said all system providers will have to...

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C requires “rapid & far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport & cities:IPCC

International News       Oct 08, 2018

  INCHEON, Republic of Korea: Limiting global warming to 1.5ºC would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global warming to 1.5ºC compared to 2ºC could...

Flipkart forays into insurance distribution, ties up with Bajaj Allianz

Indian News       Oct 07, 2018

  New Delhi: E-commerce major Walmart-backed Flipkart Sunday said it is foraying into the insurance segment after securing a corporate agent license.To begin with, Flipkart has partnered Bajaj Allianz General Insurance to offer customised insurance solutions to power its mobile phone protection programme for all leading...

Aadhaar may be India's gift to Africa that even China's $125 bn can't beat

Facts       Oct 07, 2018

  Over the last two decades, China has invested more than $125 billion in Africa to build ports, highways, airports, railways and other infrastructure. Chinese President Xi Jinping says funds, to the tune of $60 billion, will continue to flow because "inadequate infrastructure is believed to...

Jinen Dedhia, Co-Founder & MD, DronaHQ

Transforming the Insurance Ecosystem

Articles       Oct 06, 2018

  A front-runner technology for digital transformation, enterprise mobility plays a pivotal role in an organisation’s business-success. While it helps companies across sectors gain fast-track growth and competitive edge, the nature of its application is different in different sectors.   The organisations in the financial services industry...

U.S. Warns of New Cyber Attacks by Group with China Ties

International News       Oct 05, 2018

  Washington:  The U.S. government has warned that a hacking group widely known as cloudhopper, which Western cybersecurity firms have linked to the Chinese government, has launched attacks on technology service providers in a campaign to steal data from their clients.   The Department of Homeland issued...

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