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The Web Summit 2019 Descended On Lisbon For 4 Days And Has Taken Technology To New Heights

The tech world had flocked towards Portugal this week as the Web Summit kicked off on Monday for the fourth time in Lisbon. The Web Summit has put the capital city of Portugal on the world technology map, with several attending businesses settling here after being fascinated by the modern infrastructure, the social tech cadre and mild atmosphere.  Considered as the best technology conference on th...

IoT Trends 2020: Improved Citizen Services, IoT Policy Enforcement and GDPR to Predominate the IoT Landscape in 2020

The drive towards connected consumer, connected economy coupled with reduced cost of sensors, connectivity and processing is accelerating IoT adoption, globally. Presenting the three main trends that will predominate IoT landscape in 2020: 1. IoT will be at the heart of improved Citizen Services. Healthcare and agriculture use cases will predominate emerging economies like India, in a big way!  Sm...

Whitepaper: The State of Education and Digital Disruption for the Future

Technology has the power to transform the current global educational landscape. While Ed-Tech is still in it’s nascent stages of development, schools and educational institutions stand at the crossroads of opportunity if they implement this. Connectivity represents the future, and the riding the connectivity wave is what will set apart the disruptive from the forgotten. As tech continues to advanc...

Agritech In India – Emerging Trends In 2019

NASSCOM’s report titled Agritech In India – Emerging Trends in 2019 underlines transformation and trends in the Indian Agritech Industry. The report covers emerging areas in Agritech with focus on key stakeholders and new business opportunities. Study also analysed Agritech start-up founder’s perspective on different issues. Key Findings Agritech 2018 & 2019 Highlights USD ~248 mn funding rece...

Taking Agility a Step Ahead with Microservices

Traditional IT architecture operates generally on single application databases, and adding new features on to pre-existing, tightly coupled dependencies is hard, since the entire structure is managed as a unique package. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Within a microservices architecture, each feature is independent of all others, and free from the siloed approach. An API or message bus is uti...

TechVoice: So you want to be an AI driven company?

By Nitin Sareen, SVP-Group Data & Analytics, Aditya Birla Group   A recent article (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/05/eu_startups_no_ai/) talks of a mega survey of ~3000 startups in EU that revealed that two in five ‘AI startups’ essentially have no AI. Surprising? May be not. As the article points out, “Fad-obsessed VCs are pouring money into AI and blockchain, so startups tune th...

Did you know……

By Jibu Elias A machine-learning algorithm created at Carnegie Mellon was able to predict heart attacks four hours in advance with 80% accuracy. Another platform developed by AIME had a 87% accuracy in predicting dengue fever outbreaks three months in advance. Now they hope to similarly target other diseases such as Ebola and Zika. (Deloitte report) By 2020, the top five cloud IaaS/PaaS providers ...

Breakthrough technologies for 2019 – the Bill Gates list

by Sumeet Swarup In January, MIT Technology Review asked Bill Gates to pick breakthrough technologies for 2019 that he is watching. Here is what he picked: Robot dexterity – robots are teaching themselves to handle the physical world. Currently robots on assembly lines can repeatedly pick up, move, and place components in desired places – a fixed motion that can be pre-programmed. Sometime in the ...

Did you know………….

by Jibu Elias Apple is make a strategic move to become an online services player introducing an online video streaming service, a premium news app, a gaming service and a credit card. This brings them in direct competition with Facebook, Netflix, Youtube, Amazon Video and others By 2020, the average person in the advanced economies will have more conversations with chatbots than with their spouse....

Challenges of the University incubated technology startups in India

By Dr. Sunil Sherlekar and Sumeet Swarup We look upon deep technology startups coming out of Stanford or MIT and wonder why India can’t emulate that. It is true that India produces some very good and original academic research. In addition, in some of the top technical universities in India, professors and students are allowed to take ownership of their technology or patent and setup a startup aft...

The future of Computing Technology

by Sumeet Swarup At a recent discussion of the World Economic Forum Annual meeting, Mr. Antonio Neri, CEO for HP Enterprise predicted the end of Moore’s law due to the presence of Big Data. He said that the current digital computer has had the same structure for a long time – a microprocessor, a RAM, a storage, and electrons moving back and forth between these three components. He pointed out that...

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