Facebook to set up institute for ethics in AI

Facebook to set up institute for ethics in AI

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

Facebook on Sunday said it will create an independent Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) with an initial grant of $7.5 million. In collaboration with the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany, the institute will help advance the growing field of ethical research on new technology and will explore...

Amazon's AWS launches service to automate data backups

Amazon's AWS launches service to automate data backups

Friday, 18 January 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

Retail giant Amazon's Cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched "Backup" -- a new feature which makes it easier for companies to backup their data using its Cloud computing platform. AWS "Backup" makes protecting storage volumes, databases and file systems easier by giving customers a single service to configure and...

'Google Photos' to get new features including suggested sharing

'Google Photos' to get new features including suggested sharing

Friday, 18 January 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

The latest version of Google's photo sharing and storage service "Google Photos 4.8" that reached Android smartphones recently is expected to get more features like automatically suggested sharing among others, media reported. Even though the teardown does not exactly reveal how the feature would function, it will probably take into account...

AI-driven Cloud only can protect Indian firms from hackers: Microsoft

AI-driven Cloud only can protect Indian firms from hackers: Microsoft

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | IANS | Bengaluru

With Indian firms losing millions annually owing to cyber attacks, key leadership across industries are now in a huddle and discussions over securing data is now a critical part of boardroom settings, Keshav Dhakad, Group Head and Assistant General Counsel, Corporate, External & Legal Affairs (CELA), Microsoft India, has stressed. A...

AI identifies unknown human ancestor

AI identifies unknown human ancestor

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | PTI | London

An artificial intelligence system has identified a previously unknown human ancestor that roamed the planet tens of thousands of years ago and left a genomic footprint in Asian individuals, scientists say. By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, researchers from the University of Tartu in Estonia, Institute of Evolutionary Biology...

India to launch imaging satellite Microsat-R on Jan 24

India to launch imaging satellite Microsat-R on Jan 24

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | IANS | Bengaluru

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch an imaging satellite Microsat-R along with a student payload 'Kalamsat' from its spaceport in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on January 24, it announced on Thursday. "The 46th flight of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) will launch Microsat-R and Kalamsat from the first launch pad...

Amazon's Echo Input now available in India

Amazon's Echo Input now available in India

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | IANS | Bengaluru

Amazon on Thursday announced the availability of its new device -- Echo Input -- that would enable users to add Alexa support to their existing speakers via an audio cable or Bluetooth, for Rs 2,999 in India. The device features a four-microphone arrangement to allow users to talk to Alexa from...

Proactively storing all Indian users' data locally, says Truecaller

Proactively storing all Indian users' data locally, says Truecaller

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Sweden-headquartered phone directory app Truecaller Wednesday said it is locally storing the Indian users' data to ensure transparency and provide faster and more reliable services. "Truecaller is one of the first international tech companies to proactively take the step of storing its Indian users' data locally in India. This is a...

State Editions

Guv reviews State, Central projects in Puri

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha holds investors’ meet in Gujarat

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Elephant injures 5 in Garhwa

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Palamu holds impressive sacred soil function

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Print Media team wins Tata Steel Media Cup

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

DPS, Ranchi holds Annual Day-ASIMIT

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer