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.

Mumbai University To Offer A Course In BSE Actuarial & Data Science

Mumbai University is now set to offer an international course in BSE actuarial and data science for students who are interested in working in the fintech sector. A Mumbai-based institute Rahul Education said in a statement that it has tied…

AI Is The ‘Holy Grail’ For Enhanced Sports Viewing Experience: Study

Despite the result of the India vs New Zealand match at the ICC World Cup semi-final, millennials from across the world are still willing to go that extra mile when it goes to watching sports. According to a new report…

Why Data Science & Programming Always Go Hand-In-Hand

Priya, a budding data scientist, was upset when she was bombarded with programming-related questions in her recent job interview. “I spent the last two years working on various modelling techniques, but now I am being asked questions about Python? I…

YES BANK Issues Commercial Paper Using Blockchain For The First Time In Asia

In an interesting move, YES BANK recently facilitated the issuance of a Commercial Paper (CP) of INR 100 crore using Blockchain technology for Vedanta Limited, a natural resources conglomerate. This is the first time in Asia that a CP has…

L&T Acquires Mindtree: What It Means For Their Respective Analytics Units

In a dramatic and not totally unexpected turn of events, construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) this week completed the hostile takeover of the Bengaluru-based IT company Mindtree. This move has been long and coming for many months, as Mindtree…

AI Helps Forecast Storms, Cyclones With The Help Of ‘Comma-Shaped’ Clouds

Artificial intelligence has now touched almost all aspects of human life, and the weather is no exception. Now, according to a new study, researchers are able to forecast potentially severe storms more quickly and accurately. In a new paper titled…

Data Analytics Found Out That Disability Pension Benefits Were Misused: CBDT

Data analytics has found a discrepancy regarding the availing of disability pension by armed forces personnel. To discuss the matter further, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) issued a circular clarifying the stated policy. CBDT chief PC Mody told a…

AI Figures Out Disputed Songwriting Credits Of The Beatles Hits

Song’s like ‘A hard day’s night‘ and ‘In my life‘ by The Beatles have been a point of controversy because the fans have always been curious into who wrote the lyrics exactly. The credits for the songs have been given…

Union Budget 2019-20: Indian Tech Industry Jubilant Regarding AI, EV Push, Startups Motivated

Presenting the Union Budget 2019-20 in the Parliament, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that India was on its way to becoming a $3 trillion economy this year, and was on its path of achieving the PM Modi’s…

A Day In The Life Of: An Expert In Loyalty Campaigns For Retail Industry

In our column ‘A Day In The Life Of’, we are trying to step into the shoes of the awesome techies from various organisations and sectors who are working in areas like big data, data analytics, artificial intelligence and the…

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