Indian Tech 

Use AI to boost delivery of services: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday emphasised on the participation of more and more women in building ‘New India’ and urged the scientific community to deliberate on how ‘Artificial Intelligence’ (AI) could help the country in helping differently abled persons, tackling natural disasters, extending health services and assisting farmers . “After all, our dream of ‘New India’ is the one where women are strong and empowered and are equal partners in the development of the country,” Modi said in his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio broadcast. He said it was…

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SBI Card warns customers against Bitcoin investment

NEW DELHI: SBI Card today cautioned customers of risks associated with bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, but did not ban the use of its credit card for such investments. With a customer base of over 5 million, SBI Card is the second largest credit card issuer in India. Earlier this month, Citi India had banned the use of its debit as well as the credit card for purchasing crypto-currencies or virtual currencies. In a message to customers on bitcoins/crypto-currencies, SBI Card said the Reserve Bank has issued advisories to financial institutions and a public that it has not…

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Accenture launches AI-testing services to monitor online systems

Accenture’s latest artificial intelligence system will help other organisations build stable AI systems, through its ‘Teach and Test’ methodology. Accenture on Tuesday announced the launch of new services for testing Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems globally that are powered by a ‘Teach and Test’ methodology designed to help companies build, monitor and measure reliable AI systems within their own infrastructure or in the Cloud. “As organisations embrace AI, it is critical to find better ways to train and sustain these systems – securely and with quality – to avoid adverse effects…

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Google AI uses retinal scans to estimate heart disease risk

An artificial intelligence system developed by Google can show signs of heart disease, by scanning a human’s retinas. Researchers at Google have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can accurately predict the risk of heart diseases by scanning images of people’s retina. The discovery may point to more ways to diagnose health issues from retinal images, researchers said. “Using deep learning algorithms trained on data from 284,335 patients, we were able to predict cardiovascular risk factors from retinal images with surprisingly high accuracy for patients from two independent datasets of 12,026…

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BSNL’s WiFi+ feature to allow free Wi-Fi hotspot access across 100 countries

BSNL will allow customers to use free Wi-Fi hotspot services globally, through the WiFi+ feature on the My BSNL Android app BSNL customers can now connect to Wi-Fi hotspots with a single registration. This feature has been made available courtesy the company’s WiFi+ feature, as a part of the My BSNL app. This feature can be activated through the My BSNL app for Android devices. Unlike conventional Wi-Fi hotspot settings, users require to log in only once from the app. The one-time login will enable BSNL subscribers to access almost 44 million…

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