Prajakta Hebbar
Prajakta Hebbar
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Prajakta is a Writer/Editor/Social Media diva. Lover of all that is 'quaint', her favourite things include dogs, Starbucks, butter popcorn, Jane Austen novels and neo-noir films. She has previously worked for HuffPost, CNN IBN, The Indian Express and Bose.

Huawei Launching AI-Enabled Phone Honor V10 In India Early Next Year

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is set to bring its bezel-less V10 smartphone with an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled chipset. The first such phone from Honor, reportedly launched with the aim to take on OnePlus 5T, will hit the shelves in India in…

Google Partners With Pluralsight And Udacity To Train 1.3 Lakh Indian Developers In Emerging Technologies

Google in association with Pluralsight and Udacity, recently announced a new scholarship program to help 1,30,000 developers and students from across India with an objective to create a pool of highly skilled tech workforce. In this joint effort, Google is…

Artificial Intelligence-Powered Chinese Robot Passes Medical Licensing Exam

Chinese technology company iFlyTek achieved a major breakthrough when one of its intelligent robots Xiaoyi recently cleared China’s national exam and qualified as a doctor. Xiaoyi, which means ‘Little Doctor’, became the first Artificial Intelligence-powered to pass the exam, taking…

China To Build AI-Powered Unmanned Police Station

Earlier this month, China announced that they are on their way to building an Artificial Intelligence-based police station, which will not have any human presence at all. According to media reports, the station is to be designed with driver and…

Arun C Murthy Of Hortonworks Talks About Democratisation Of Data And Technology

Arun C Murthy (second from left) along with the other founders of Hortonworks. Hortonworks has emerged as a noted innovator in the big data space. The company creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications. These platforms…

6 Times Image Recognition Technology Failed In Real Life

With the advent of new and AI-backed phones, very soon, most of us won’t even bother searching for the item, address or even product that we want. We would simply point our camera at it, and the phone would recognise…

Government Of Rajasthan Implements First-Of-Its-Kind Big Data Environment To Enhance Citizen Services

The Government of Rajasthan is working to provide a Big Data and Analytics environment to analyse state level data in order to enhance citizen services and engagement as well as increase the efficiency of departmental cross functional operations. For this…

Hillary Clinton Issues Warning Against Extensive Use Of AI, Says Humans Are ‘Unprepared’

Yet another public personality has spoken about the pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence. US’ former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has gone on record to say that AI would bring chaos to the world as we know it, if it is…

AI Crowdsourcing Platform Playment Raises $1.6 Million; To Focus On Autonomous Vehicles

Bengaluru-based AI-driven mobile crowdsourcing platform Playment has raised $1.6 million as part of its Pre-Series A funding. The funding was raised from Y-Combinator, Sparkland Capital, and angels such as Ryan Petersen, Max Altman, David Petersen and others. According to a…

State Street To Strengthen Analytics Capabilities; Opens New Offices In Bengaluru, Hyderabad

State Street, one of US’ oldest financial institutions has said that its new India centres in Bengaluru and Hyderabad are becoming hubs for data analytics and global business optimisation. Joseph Hooley, chairman and CEO of the company that administers some…

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