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Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Most Indian Companies Able To Pay Back On AI Investments In 2 Years: Survey

Dec 17, 2021 PTI

Deloitte surveyed over 300 senior executives between April 2021 and July 2021 in India to know their organisations' plans and approaches for adopting AI technologies.

Use Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) In Content Marketing Was Huge In 2020, Says Scalenut Founder

Oct 31, 2021 Aditya Rangroo

Scalenut is a next-gen AI-powered platform for content research and content creation. From short-form to long-form, its AI writes everything.

Future of Work May Involve More Video Conference, Less Business Travel

AI backed video communication may play a larger role than travelling for business claims an international service provider.

The Age of Robotics: How Robots Will Take Over Most Aspects Of Our Lives

Aug 24, 2021 Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

Robotics is an exploding market, with new players jumping in, India has a nucleus of a very successful robotics private sector, albeit still in early stages. India must focus on growing this industry to be able to serve unique Indian requirements as well as for exports.

Indian Companies Reflect Case Of Cobbler’s Children With No Shoes: Global Tech Training Firm

Manish Sharma, COO of, speaks to Outlook about how hiring has turned from a global challenge to an all-out war in view of rising demand for tech qualified talent.

01 August, 2021

Hitachi Says India Can Become A Global Hub For New Age Tech Solutions

Outlook Web Desk

Hitachi, which has invested substantially in the country, expects India operations to drive growth globally

05 July, 2021

Impetus On Digital Infrastructure Key For Education To All

Dr Niranjan Hiranandani

With over 1.5 million schools closed due to the pandemic, students in India are dependent on digital infrastructure to access E-education.

21 May, 2021

Tech-Entrepreneurs Tap Into AI Potential To Offset Pandemic Challenge.

Vedanta Aluminium and Power business has deployed cutting-edge technologies to safeguard its workforce against the pandemic.

09 April, 2021

‘OK Computer’: Has Artificial Intelligence Become More Overpowering Than What We Expected?

Lachmi Deb Roy

'We are rapidly moving towards a world where creativity and invention will be replaced by artificial intelligence', says filmmaker and producer Anand Gandhi on his series ‘OK Computer’.

05 April, 2021

Automation Can Mitigate Risks in Public Feeding

Shridhar Venkat

Innovative, CAPEX-friendly technology could ensure efficient hygiene and safety compliance monitoring for large-scale public feeding programmes

20 February, 2021

Google Fires AI Manager Margaret Mitchell Who Protested Timnit Gebru's Sacking

Associated Press (AP)

The firing comes a month after Mitchell also vented on Twitter about the handling of her former colleague, Timnit Gebru, who parted ways with Google late last year.


05 February, 2021

Scientists Develop AI Tool To Battle Emerging Coronavirus Mutations

Outlook Web Bureau

This AI tool claims to identify vaccine options within seconds for new versions of novel coronavirus

21 January, 2021

Smart Cams To Recognise Facial Expressions Of Women In Distress, Alert Lucknow Cops

Outlook Web Bureau

Under Uttar Pradesh's 'Mission Shakti' programme, the AI-enabled camera will click photos of women in distress and send it to the control room after which necessary action will be taken.

10 December, 2020

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Apologises For Timnit Gebru's Exit, Says Will Review Abrupt Departure

Associated Press (AP)

Sundar Pichai told Google employees that the tech company is beginning a review of the circumstances leading up to Black computer scientist Timnit Gebru's exit.

06 December, 2020

Banking Industry To Address Cyber Attacks By Upgrading IT Infrastructure


The sector has been facing several challenges with respect to ensuring data security, says report

05 December, 2020

Artificial Intelligence Scholar Timnit Gebru’s Exit From Google Raises Ethics, Bias Concerns

Associated Press (AP)

Gebru was instrumental in improving Google's public image as a company that elevates Black computer scientists and questions harmful uses of AI technology.

29 November, 2020

Embracing The Future Of Entertainment

Shekhar Kapur

Today we are on the cusp of another transformation: from linear storytelling in the printed word, television and film, to a more dynamic and non-linear mode.


19 November, 2020

Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality To Help Fast Track Covid Vaccine: Experts


As vaccine candidates advance to the final phases of testing in humans, experts said AI would be vital for analysing clinical and immunological data rapidly.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz