Akshaya Asokan
Akshaya Asokan
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Akshaya Asokan works as a Technology Journalist at Analytics India Magazine. She has previously worked with IDG Media and The New Indian Express. When not writing, she can be seen either reading or staring at a flower.

A Day In The Life Of: French Decision Scientist Who Juggles Predictive Models And Bengaluru’s Traffic Jams Efficiently

Bengaluru traffic can be quite a challenge to mitigate if you do not plan ahead and start several hours early to reach your workplace on time. Despite having the liberty of flexible office hour, Marion Roussel doesn’t like to take…

Chennai-Based Agri-Tech Startup WayCool Raises ₹120 Crore In Funding

With India’s agri-tech startups taking precedence in global and local market, WayCool, a Chennai-based farm product delivery startup gains a milestone by raising a fresh round of funding from a European company. This four-year-old startup raised  ₹120 crore in both…

Kerala Pushes For Cutting-Edge R&D, Launches India’s Largest Startup Hub In Kochi

Giving a healthy boost to its startup ecosystem, Kerala on 13 January, inaugurated Integrated Startup Complex, India’s largest startup hub with an aim to provide adequate infrastructure for startup incubation and acceleration within the state. The eight-floor facility which is…

Is AIaaS The Next Big Thing For Cloud Computing In India?

Artificial Intelligence As a Service (AIaaS) allows enterprises to leverage AI for specific use cases and lower the risk and cost at the same time. This can include a sampling of multiple public cloud platforms to test different machine learning…

WhatsApp Doubles Down On Child Pornography With AI-based Tools

WhatsApp is using AI tools to flag-off several accounts that shared child pornography through their platform. Stating that they have a zero-tolerance policy on child sexual abuse, WhatsApp on Thursday removed over 1,30,000 accounts in 10 days through AI tools.…

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha Says Machine Learning Can Transform Citizens’ Lives

Union Communication Minister Manoj Sinha is the latest among government representative to acknowledge the role of AI and ML in bettering the life of Indian citizens. While speaking at a conference hosted by the Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC) on ‘M2M/IoT…

This WiFi & Deep Learning Based Device Can Solve Highway Traffic Woes

To address the issue of costs incurred while installation of the traffic monitoring systems (TMSs), researchers at The University of  Memphis in the US, have developed a portable low-cost TMS which uses WiFI and Deep Learning. TMS are deployed across the…

Top 6 Ways Developers Can Validate Artificial Intelligence Systems

In 2017, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) pulled the plug from an AI project when a pair of chatbots started communicating in an unknown language. Researchers were baffled at the machine’s ability to invent a language and immediately stalled the…

How Tech Giants Like Amazon, Microsoft, Google Are Using AI Against Hackers

Amazon, Microsoft and Google are the forerunners among tech giants to leverage artificial intelligence to tackle cybersecurity threats and keep hackers at bay, who often pose as a real user to gain crucial data. Speaking to an international news agency,…

UP Police To Use AI For Crowd Management During 2019 Kumbh Mela

UP Police will use artificial intelligence for better surveillance and crowd management during Kumbh Mela, which scheduled to be held from 5 January to 4 March. Scores of people from across the world throng at Ujjain in Prayagraj district (formerly…

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