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

Why Experts Are Concerned About Google’s Privacy Sandbox Proposals

Google has been recently entangled in a user privacy related lawsuit where the tech giant may have to pay $150-$200 million to settle allegations. According to the details of the lawsuit, Google’s YouTube service violated children’s privacy law, by gathering…

Why WiFi 6 Will Play A Prominent Role In The Success Of 5G

5G is estimated to create a wide range of opportunities for businesses; from giving birth to new products, services and industries, to remotely assisting small enterprises to become more productive and competitive. However, is the technology enough on its own or…

Will AI-Driven Enterprise Search Engine Push ThoughtSpot Ahead In The Business Intelligence Market?

After its recent funding round which closed at $248 million, ThoughtSpot has become the fastest-growing analytics firm with a unicorn valuation of $1.95 billion. The company has received over half a billion in funding rounds alone spanning across five funding…

Will Open Source Platforms Bridge The Innovation Gap Across Smart Car Solutions?

There is a multitude of proprietary smart car systems working separately instead of running in parallel, which impedes interoperability of car software. Will Open Source help bridge this gap? With cellphones, GPS-powered apps and now 5G making on-request transport simple…

The Real Reason Why America Is Inviting Public Comments On AI Patents

In its history of over 200 years, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted over 10 million domestic patents. Now it seems that America’s highest authority on patents is a little cautious about understanding artificial intelligence in…

Why did VMware Spend $ 4.8 Bn On Pivotal and Carbon Black Acquisitions?

VMware recently announced its acquisition plans for cloud firm Pivotal and security vendor Carbon Black, two deals that will cost the company USD 4.8 billion. According to VMware, the company is going to spend $2.7 billion on Pivotal and about…

US Rushes To Protect Itself Against Russian Hackers Ahead Of 2020 Elections

The U.S. government intends to run a program that centres around securing voter enrolment databases and IT systems ahead of the 2020 presidential race. Intelligence authorities are worried that state-sponsored hackers in 2020 may not only target the electoral databases…

Is Angel Tax Exemption A New Beginning For The Indian Startup Ecosystem?

On 23 August, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman made some policy announcements in order to help give a boost to the slowing economy. Among them was a particular announcement that the startup community in India had been waiting for years —…

How Zero Copy Data Virtualization Can Help Enterprises Become AI Ready

Molecula is a Data Virtualization Platform that can created instantaneous access to huge, disparate, and geographically distributed datasets to help machine learning and analytical workloads at a much small cost compared to traditional approaches. There is an unabating amount of…

How China Is Revolutionising Education Using Artificial Intelligence

In China, huge strides are already being made when it comes to integrating education students with artificial intelligence. In July 2017, China’s highest governmental body, the State Council, introduced the Next Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Plan (NGAIDP). It was aimed…