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‘Ram or crackers had no place in my Diwali’: A Marwari Jain laments homogenisation of the festival 6.11.2018 Scroll.in
The grand celebration by the UP government and the claim that firecrackers are integral to the festival goes against the ethos of the many narratives of Diwali.
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With revenue of $31 mn, ignio is another feather in TCS cap 14.8.2018 Rediff: Business
ignio has more than 75 patents filed in the artificial intelligence, machine-learning and intelligent-automation space
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Facebook may unveil eye-tracking technology in future 14.6.2018 Sify Finance
Facebook is bullish on eye-tracking technology tools that will let the social media giant detect users' eye movement and emotions but has denied using it at the moment, the media reported.
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Special Report: Philip Morris device knows a lot about your smoking habit 15.5.2018 General News
TOKYO/NEUCHATEL, Switzerland (Reuters) - In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, Philip Morris International Inc is claiming the electronic gadget is less likely to cause disease than traditional cigarettes. But the iQOS holds another, less obvious advantage over regular smokes: the ability to harvest personal data about users' smoking habits.
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Armstrong Pame named among 100 of world's brightest under 40 10.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Armstrong Pame named among 100 of world's brightest under 40
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Unity Technologies Partners With Appearition to Launch First-ever Unity Center of Excellence in Australia, Focused on Augmented Reality 4.4.2018 General News
/ -- First-of-its-kind partnership enables enterprise success with digital transformation Unity Technologies, creator of the world's most widely used real-time development platform, and Appearition, provider of augmented reality solutions for enterprises, today announced a partnership to launch the first-ever Unity Center of Excellence (CoE) for enterprises in Australia. Corporations worldwide looking to introduce innovative solutions now have an augmented reality-focused CoE as a resource to address corporate pain points. "Since Unity's inception, our mission has been to democratize development, solve hard problems and enable success. We're excited to partner with Appearition because the company shares our passion through its dedication to the development of augmented reality solutions," said Hubert Larenaudie, President APAC, Unity Technologies. "We hope corporations that are tackling issues with digital transformation benefit from the solutions and support from partners like ...
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China renews pledges to open economy, protect IP rights 25.3.2018 General News
BEIJING (Reuters) - China pledged on Sunday to press ahead with market opening and reforms while reiterating that it will treat domestic and foreign firms equally and protect intellectual property rights.
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Facebook crisis holds lessons for India and Aadhaar: we need multi-pronged regulation to ensure fair play and innovation 21.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
India needs internet user education akin to what market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) does for investor education.
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IBM launches AI-powered 'Watson Assistant' for businesses 21.3.2018 General News
Tech giant IBM today announced the formal launch of Watson Assistant, a smart enterprise assistant powered with artificial intelligence (AI), cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT) and it can be accessed via voice or text interaction. The smart enterprise assistant is aimed at helping businesses enhance their brand loyalty and transform customer experiences even while keeping the data private and secure, IBM said. The announcement was made by Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, during her address at the ongoing Think 2018 - the company's flagship conference being held here. Watson has started a very big integrated system. We broke it into API, we broke it into micro-services. It is now platform for businesses This (Watson Assistant) is pre-trained for hospitality, for automotive; you can embed (it ) in anything (like) customer care, banking and insurance. This is what I mean when I say the inflection point for IBM is all about innovative technologies for you, she said. Watson Assistant is not .
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Right or Left? Home or away? The time has come for India to talk double-edged tech nationalism 20.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Can a nation of one billion people build a global tech giant even as new frontiers of technology arrive?
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HTC launches 'Vive Business Edition' VR system in India 21.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With the aim to drive business use of Virtual Reality (VR), Taiwanese electronics giant HTC on Wednesday launched the "Vive Business Edition" headset for Rs 1,26,990 in India.
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‘Registering IPR on local crop varieties scarce in Telugu States’ 29.1.2018 Hindu: News
City to have regional centre of Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers’ Rights
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Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies 19.1.2018 General News
Internet titans Google and Tencent today signalled possible future collaboration on developing new technologies as the US and Chinese firms announced a long-term patent-sharing agreement. The companies gave no details on the scope or nature of the potential cooperation but said in a joint statement that they "are open to deeper collaboration in the future on innovative new technologies". "By working together on agreements such as this, tech companies can focus on building better products and services for their users," Google's head of patents, Mike Lee, was quoted saying. Sam Xu, head of intellectual property at Tencent, added that the patent agreement would "advance the collaboration between two leading technology companies". California-based Google already has similar cross- licensing tie-ups with Samsung, LG and others, which are typical industry arrangements between corporations designed to minimise patent infringements. But any cooperation between the US search ...
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Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface 17.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Technology giant Microsoft has been granted a patent for a brain control device that can give users mind control powers to operate apps with just their brains, without any movement.
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Google's first India Cloud Platform set to empower enterprises, SMBs (Tech Trend) 12.1.2018 General News
Several Indian enterprises have chosen Google Cloud to grow their businesses in the past few years. With the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region now live in the country, the behemoth is one step closer to helping more local firms embrace Cloud.
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Chinese firm to operate Apple's iCloud 10.1.2018 General News
The iCloud services of Apple Inc in China will be operated by a local partner in Guizhou province from February 28, where the data of all Apple customers in China will be stored, the company said today. From then on, photos, documents and other personal information uploaded to iCloud accounts by Apple customers in China will be stored at a database in Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Co. Apple will start informing its Chinese iCloud users from today, with data transferred and uploaded to the new database automatically. The move aims to increase transparency and offer Chinese customers a safer and more fluent experience, the company said. An executive with Guizhou-Cloud Big Data said, "we are very proud and happy to be a partner of Apple, and look forward to the operation of the iCloud project". Business analysts said the move will help Apple comply with Chinese law concerning customer data and allay some customers' concerns about security of their data, state-run Xinhua .
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Gaming firm Nazara acquires majority stake in Chennai-based Nextwave 8.1.2018 HBL: Gaming
Nextwave owns the IP rights for popular mobile game World Cricket Championship
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Locked out, without a GI tag 26.11.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The existing law for Geographical Indications leans too heavily on documentary proof
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Exclusive: Energy, not tech or finance, in CEO line-up for Trump's China visit 27.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Michael Martina
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Ping An Financial OneConnect Unveils Smart Insurance Cloud To Over 100 Insurance Companies 8.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
HONG KONG and SHANGHAI, Sept. 7, 2017 : Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (hereafter "Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) announced today that Ping An OneConnect, a subsidiary of Ping An, has launched the "Smart Insurance Cloud" in Beijing, unveiling its two latest products: "Smart Verification" and "Smart Fast Claim" to the insurance industry.
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