Technology

Boeing 737 MAX: Company finds 'new minor' software glitch in grounded aircraft

International News       Jan 18, 2020

  Boeing is working to fix a newly discovered problem with software powering up on the 737 Max, adding to the list of tasks the aircraft maker faces to get the grounded plane back in the air.   Boeing said Friday it has told the Federal Aviation...

Hyderabad,Bengaluru top two among most dynamic cities in the world

Facts       Jan 18, 2020

  Hyderabad: Technology hub Hyderabad has edged out 129 other cities in the world to emerge as the world's most dynamic city, according to the seventh edition of the City Momentum Index by global real estate services firm JLL.   The city has pushed Bengaluru to second...

Health warning: How Fitbits can help predict flu outbreaks

Facts       Jan 17, 2020

  LONDON:  The Fitbit on your wrist not only counts your steps and minutes of sleep, it can also help tell if you’re coming down with the flu - and warn health authorities to get ready to help.   A study in the United States has found...

Benno Keller Special Advisor, Digital and Innovation, The Geneva Association

Promoting Responsible Artificial Intelligence in Insurance

Articles       Jan 16, 2020

  Since the end of the ‘AI Winter’, the period from the 1970s to the end of the 1990s characterised by setbacks and disappointment, artificial intelligence (AI) has made remarkableprogress.Today, many insurers are rolling out intelligent systems that automate routine tasks or assist human decisionmaking along...

Digital, physical retail have own advantages, challenges: Kishore Biyani

Indian News       Jan 16, 2020

  New Delhi: Future Group founder Kishore Biyani on Thursday said brick-and-mortar stores and digital retail have their own sets of advantages as well as challenges, and bringing in a hybrid model of 'phygital' can help businesses perform better.   Biyani, in a fireside chat at Amazon's...

IRDA approves 33 regulatory Sandbox proposals

Indian News       Jan 15, 2020

  Hydearabad: Even as the regulator IRDAI has approved 33 proposals out of 173 projects related to Health, Motor and Intermediaries  under its innovative regulatory sandbox project, ICICI Lombard General Insurance has bagged the maximum projects- five-  in the scheme.   All approved products have been filed...

Visa to buy fintech startup for $5.3 billion to move beyond card payments

International News       Jan 14, 2020

  Visa Inc. grew into one of the world’s most valuable financial companies by serving as the pipes that help connect banks and merchants. Now, it’s making a major bet on doing the same for data between banks and financial startups.   Visa agreed to pay $5.3...

Register drones by January 31 or face action: Aviation ministry

Indian News       Jan 14, 2020

NEW DELHI : The Aviation Ministry on Monday announced a scheme providing a window up to January 31 for voluntary registration of all drones and their operators, days after top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was killed in a US drone attack.   Those who fail to...

DPIIT to discuss data issues in draft e-comm policy with firms on Jan 14

Indian News       Jan 12, 2020

  New Delhi: DPIIT to discuss data issues in draft e-comm policy with firms on Jan 14The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has convened a meeting of industry representatives from IT and e-commerce sectors on January 14 to discuss the merits and...

US, Europe to test Boeing 737 Max from Jan 15; India to take a call later

International News       Jan 12, 2020

  New Delhi: US, Europe to test Boeing 737 Max from Jan 15; India to take a call laterAs Boeing 737 Max recertification process enters the last phase, the civil aviation regulators of the US and Europe have decided to jointly conduct safety test flights from...

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