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You can’t create more jobs without startups: Cisco’s John Chambers

Chambers recently picked up a 10% stake in speech recognition solutions company Uniphore Software Systems in his personal capacity.

India: WhatsApp eyes business chat, payments for growth

India is WhatsApp’s biggest market with over 200 million monthly active users.

Why Next Orbit Ventures is keen on investing in wafer fab units in India

PE fund Next Orbit Ventures is determined to invest in setting up semiconductor fabrication units in India.

IBM chief Ginni Rometty is betting on a cognitive world

A concept that she believes will assume more importance than even artificial intelligence.

Microsoft to strengthen unified communications with LinkedIn buy

Microsoft Corp., which agreed to buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2b, is clearly strengthening its real-time cloud-based unified communications (UC) suite for enterprises with the purchase of the professional networking site

IoT is neither hype nor some magic technology: MIT’s Sanjay Sarma

Sanjay Sarma, vice-president for open learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), believes that the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem will work only if security is made part of the architecture and not implemented as an afterthought.

Need for India to gain foothold in artificial intelligence: Jack Hidary

In an email interview, Hidary—who is a keynote speaker at the two-day EmTech India 2016 event to be held in New Delhi on 18 March—spoke about the technology trends he sees, and how India can be a moonshot nation.

Nine tech trends shaping our lives and work

We are today at the beginning of a fourth industrial revolution, according to the The Future of Jobs, a January report from the World Economic Forum (WEF). The report rightly points out that developments in previously disjointed fields such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, robotics, nanotechnology, 3D printing and genetics… Read more »

Nadella carves out three ‘interlocking ambitions’ for Microsoft

Building new types of computers, constructing an intelligent cloud and helping companies increase productivity are the three “interlocking ambitions” he wants Microsoft Corp. to pursue “boldly”, CEO Satya Nadella said in a conversation on Thursday. Nadella wants Microsoft to help companies reinvent their productivity and business processes with the help… Read more »

India: New computer system to reduce online data snooping

There are no two opinions that Big Data analytics has the potential to reenergise businesses by inspecting mountains of data to provide insights into consumer behaviour. Researchers, too, have been mining massive online datasets for insights that can save lives, improve services and inform our understanding of the world. On… Read more »