Leslie D’Monte

India: NSE chief Limaye says to bet big on AI, blockchain to mitigate risks

NSE will sharpen its focus on using machine learning to “identify market patterns, for cognitive automation, enhanced judgement, and enhanced interaction”.

Future of financial services is algorithmic, experience-centric: PayPal CTO Shivananda

Shivananda talks about the dynamic digital payments market and the impact of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain.

Former Facebook India head Umang Bedi joins Dailyhunt as president

Dailyhunt has 80 million monthly active users who spend about 6 billion minutes on the service every month.

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.