Richa Bhatia
Richa Bhatia
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Richa Bhatia is a seasoned journalist with six-years experience in reportage and news coverage and has had stints at Times of India and The Indian Express. She is an avid reader, mum to a feisty two-year-old and loves writing about the next-gen technology that is shaping our world.

Healthcare company Practo acquires Enlightiks, analytics provider to strengthen enterprise

Practo the healthcare company, known for providing end-to-end healthcare solutions has made its third major investment by acquiring Enlightiks, healthcare analytics firm that provides business intelligence solutions and advanced analytics.  Founded by Shashank ND and Abhinav Lal in 2009, Practo…

Say hello to Simi – a chatbot that makes your cocktail

There is a new chatbot in town and this one does more than just booking cabs, hotels, movie tickets or even compiling your shopping list. Seemingly created for the Indian gimlet-eyed crowd who will definitely love it, Simi – Your…

Tax Official use Big Data and Analytics to combat black money menace

In a first for the Government of India (GOI), the Income Tax department will reportedly use big data analytics to comb through personal bank deposits money holders. The move has reportedly been adopted to streamline the task of IT officials…

Healthcare analytics start-up THB secures an undisclosed seed funding

The Healthy Billion, (THB) a clinical research and data analytics start-up reportedly secured an undisclosed seed funding. The funding was raised by Ajith Sukumaran, who was formerly with Nokia and Apoorva Patni, son of Patni co-founders Ashok Patni who has…

Amazon Go makes retail checkout a thing of the past

It’s spelling a new era in the world of retail shopping – mind you we are not talking about online shopping. This is Amazon Go, a high-tech retail store concept –   that enables the customers to swipe their smartphones and…

In Conversation with Deepak Ghodke, Country Manager, India at Tableau

It’s largely credited for bringing data visualization into the mainstream. Seattle-based Tableau Software is  now the new gold standard for Analytics, Visualization and BI space. The company recently unveiled their product roadmap for next three years during the Keynote at TC…

Adobe’s big reveal Sensei – AI that powers design and content delivery

For starters, Creative Cloud is your everyday toolkit comprising the best-in-class apps such as Adobe Experience Design (XD) (it’s a user experience and prototyping tool for making highly immersive mobile apps and websites), Project Felix (easy 2D and 3D compositing…

Meet India’s first humanoid Banker – Lakshmi

There is a new robot in town and no, it’s not Pepper (the friendly, hands-on humanoid developed by Japan’s SoftBank) it’s Lakshmi. With a title like that, who can dispute its worthiness, especially in the banking sector? The friendly robot…

GE Digital acquires two AI startups in a move to combat IBM Watson

This one had been in the offing for some time. Legacy company General Electric (GE) recently acquired two major startups – California based Wise.io and Vancouver based Bit Stew Systems to bolster their AI capability. While the former specializes in…

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