Vishal Chawla
Vishal Chawla

Senior Technology Journalist

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Vishal Chawla is a senior technology journalist at Analytics India Magazine, and writes on the latest trends in the world of analytics, AI and other digital technologies. Prior to Analytics India Magazine, he was a senior correspondent for IDG ComputerWorld and CIO India. Vishal can be reached at vishal.chawla@analyticsindiamag.com

How Immigration Laws & Stringent Visa Regulations Are Hampering AI Research

In a world where there is a shortage of skills in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, fostering innovation through conference and research meet-ups is important. Global gatherings of AI/ML researchers and practitioners around the world illustrate the power of collaboration…

Google’s Antitrust Probe And What It Means For India

Attorneys General from 48 US states have formally announced an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet’s Google, indicating large scale scrutiny of the tech giants practises. The investigators have stated that the tech giant is allegedly stomping out the competition…

How Karnataka’s New Policy To Regulate Tech Innovation Will Bring Progress To Smaller Cities

Karnataka stands first among all India states in terms of revenue generated from software exports. Now, the state IT department is creating a policy on technology innovation in order to tackle challenges in regulation for innovation. According to officials, the…

Tracing The Rising Trajectory Of Voice-Based Application Market In India

Voice-based applications are gaining popularity due to increasing penetration of smart speakers and growing voice searches over smartphones. According to a recent survey, half of the internet users globally use digital voice assistants, and India leads the way with 72% adoption…

Zomato Job Layoffs Remind Why India Needs Upskilling To Survive The Age Of Automation

Recently, Zomato, the popular restaurant aggregator and food delivery startup laid off 540 employees at its head office in Gurugram across its customer, merchant and delivery partner support teams. The company’s management has said that this is due to the…

How Tech Companies Have Embraced Enterprise Open Source In Recent Years

Things have changed, particularly in the last few years as the open-source adoption in the enterprise space has increased dramatically. It is evident by the fact that in 2017, just 32.7% of the developers said they contribute to open source…

How mmWave Frequency Bands Can Propel IoT Adoption

It is estimated that by the year 2025, 75 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be deployed, powering new applications into all aspects of our lives, from intelligent homes and security cameras to smart cities and self-driving vehicles. With…

Why Indian SMEs Are Important For Big Tech Companies 

The small and medium businesses (SMEs) in India include 63.4 million units and accounts for nearly 30% of India’s GDP, employing about 460 million people. The sector also makes up for 33.4% of the India’s output in manufacturing, giving employment…

Top Highlights From The World Artificial Intelligence Conference That Don’t Involve Jack Ma Or Elon Musk

With the theme of “Intelligent Connectivity, Infinite Possibilities”, the World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019 concluded recently in Shanghai. During the opening ceremony, Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma and Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla had a 45-minute debate on the impact…

Can Artificial Intelligence Remove Tax Compliance Inefficiencies In India?

There could also be a number of challenges that tax authorities in India may face when using artificial intelligence. These can include the need to balance centralisation of tax assessment with on-ground experience, uncertainties around being able to develop models…