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AI will create more jobs than it eliminates: Gartner

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:42

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Contrary to the popular belief that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will cut physical jobs, a new report by Gartner on Wednesday said by 2020, AI will create 2.3 million jobs, while eliminating 1.8 million.

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Flipkart completes buyback of Esops for $100 mn

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:24

Bengaluru, Dec 13 (IANS) Leading e-tailer Flipkart on Wednesday said it had completed buyback of Employees stock options (Esops) for $100 million (Rs 650 crore) from its present and former employees.

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Modi tries to allay fears on FRDI Bill

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:06

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought to allay fears of bank account holders saying their deposits in banks will be safe and their interests would not be harmed in any way.

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Microsoft launches Azure Stack for India

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:38

Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) To further hasten Indian customers' move to the Cloud, Microsoft on Wednesday launched Azure Stack for India which is an extension of the company's Azure Cloud platform.

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Equity indices close lower after volatile trade session

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:04

Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) After a volatile trade session, the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday provisionally closed on a lower note as investors booked profits in metals, capital goods and banking stocks.

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Dec 31 deadline to link Aadhaar with banks, PAN goes

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:16

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The December 31 deadline to link the 12-digit Aadhaar number with bank accounts and Permanent Account Number (PAN) has been lifted, the government announced on Wednesday.

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Google opens AI research lab in China

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:40

Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) Google on Wednesday announced launch of a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in China, its first such centre in Asia, after months of speculation fuelled by a major push to hire AI talent in the country.

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Panasonic launches Eluga I9 for Rs 7,499

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:30

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Panasonic India on Wednesday expanded its Eluga range by launching Eluga I9 smartphone with 2.5D curved screen for better picture quality and enhanced viewing experience for Rs 7,499.

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Microsoft launches Azure Stack for India

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:24

Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) To further hasten Indian customers move to the Cloud, Microsoft on Wednesday launched Azure Stack for India.

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Developing nations in Asia to grow at 6% in 2017: ADB

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:18

Manila, Dec 13 (IANS) The economies of developing countries of Asia are expected to record a six per cent growth in 2017, a decimal higher than the September-forecast, the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday.

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TRAI's in-flight connectivity norms by year-end

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:18

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Keeping in mind the rising demand for broadband connectivity to passengers on board a flight, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will come out with its much-awaited recommendations for in-flight connectivity by December-end.

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ADB lowers India's GDP forecast to 6.7%

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:06

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday lowered its Indian GDP forecast for the current financial year to 6.7 per cent citing tepid growth in the first half, demonetisation and transitory challenges posed by implementation of GST.

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Now you can follow hashtags on Instagram

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:34

San Francisco, Dec 13 (IANS) Following Twitter's footsteps of searching hashtags and staying connected with hobbies, passions and communities, Instagram on Wednesday launched a similar feature for users to make their interests more discoverable.

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