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.

UK To Invest £1 Million An AI-Based Health Programme

The British High Commission announced at an event in Delhi that the UK would be making an ambitious one million pound investment in a programme which will bring several artificial intelligence companies from the UK to help tackle diseases in…

Ericsson Opens Global AI Accelerator In Bengaluru, Plans To Hire 150 Data Science Professionals

Tech giant Ericsson this week announced the setting up of a Global Artificial Intelligence Accelerator (GAIA) in Bengaluru. This innovation hub by Ericsson will focus chiefly on research and development in artificial intelligence and automation. Sanjiv Tyagi, Head of Ericsson R&D,…

UK To Help India In Using AI, Big Data, Robotics In Healthcare Industry

Noting the lack of proper healthcare facilities in India, UK Business Ambassador Sir Malcolm Grant, said that the British government is in talks with the Indian government regarding the same. Sir Grant especially emphasised the use of artificial intelligence, robotics…

NITI Aayog Teams Up With IITs To Develop Indian Language Virtual Assistant

Chatbots and virtual assistants are revolutionising the relationship between humans and machines. These virtual assistants are transforming the customer service landscape in India. With the rising number of smart devices connected via the internet of things, it has become even…

Data Science Skills Study 2018 – By AIM And Great Learning

Data Science is an emerging field which is now being integrated with industries across all sectors. This year Analytics India Magazine, in association with Great Learning, decided to find out what goes on behind the making of a good Data…

Autonomous Vehicles, AI Are Key To Generating More Value In Agriculture: President Ram Nath Kovind

Reinforcing what the Narendra Modi-led government has been propagating in during their tenure, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind this week said that a “strong bond” was crucial between agriculture and technology. Speaking at the 13th edition of CII Agro Tech India-2018…

Qualcomm Launches $100 Million Investment Fund For Artificial Intelligence

Noted semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company Qualcomm this week announced the launch of the Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund to invest up to an aggregate of $100 million in startups transforming artificial intelligence. The company announced that the fund would focus on…

GE Unveils AI-Powered Healthcare Platform Edison

GE Healthcare this week announced new applications and smart devices built on Edison – a platform that helps accelerate the development and adoption of artificial intelligence and empower providers to deliver faster, more precise care. Edison is part of GE…

How AI Helped Track Down Gauri Lankesh’s Killers

In a truly ground-breaking style which could change the face of law enforcement in India forever, the Special Investigation Team probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh this week said that they used artificial intelligence to identify the assailants. According to a…

Apple Acquires Silk Labs To Focus On AI-Based Personal Assistants And IoT Devices

In a move to improve their artificial intelligence- based personal assistants and another internet of things projects, Apple Inc has acquired a San Francisco-based startup. Silk Labs is doing some cutting-edge work on next-generation visual and audio intelligence to connected products…

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