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Now, an Algorithm to Teach Robots How to Behave Like a Human in Certain Situations

June 19, 2017

Scientists have developed a new machine-learning algorithm to help robots display appropriate social behaviour in interactions with humans. Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are making virtual and robotic assistants increasingly capable in performing complex tasks, researchers said. For these “smart” machines to be considered safe and trustworthy collaborators with human partners, however, robots must be […]

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The Roomba Creator’s New Robot Automatically Weeds Your Garden

June 16, 2017

When iRobot’s Roomba was introduced in 2002, it looked like humanity’s first step into living like The Jetsons. People couldn’t believe that for a few hundred bucks you could buy a robot that would vacuum your floors. After the Roomba’s success, its creator, Joe Jones, would invent iRobot’s Scooba, and his new start-up has just changed gardening […]

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AgriTech In India: How Startups Are Changing The Face Of Indian Agriculture

June 16, 2017

India holds the record for the second-largest agricultural land in the world, with around 60% rural Indian households making their living from agriculture thus creating a huge scope for agritech startups in the country. The central and state governments are proactively pursuing policies to improve farmers’ lives in India. In fact, PM Modi’s government has […]

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How FinTech Startups Are Transforming The Way Banks Function In Indonesia

June 16, 2017

Fintech startups in Indonesia have initiated a revolution the way financial institutions including banks in the country work. The fintech landscape of Indonesia has more or less followed the trajectory of the revolution India witnessed last year. India, November 2016. PM Modi launched a demonetisation drive to eradicate black money, fostering a new wave of […]

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Agri-tech startups have a field day as farmers, investors sow seeds of growth

June 16, 2017

In Indian agriculture, the scope—and application—of technology has long been limited to genetically-modified crops, high-yield seeds and, of late, a handful of sophisticated tools like aerial images and GPS technology. Needless to say, a lot of challenges that farmers faced remained unresolved, partly because there were no problem-solvers around. But that’s fast changing. Leveraging rising […]

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Firefox 54 Claims to Be Faster, Use Less RAM Than Earlier Version

June 16, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Firefox 54 is already available for download The new version uses up to four content processes New version allows browser to handle complex web pages better Mozilla’s Firefox browser has had problems with memory management in the past and with the latest version – Firefox 54 – the company claims that it has finally […]

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TRIUMPH BOBBER ROADTEST – A BOBBER EACH WAY

June 16, 2017

The concept of buying an old sports bike and turning it into a streetfighter is probably within the ken of any motorcycle enthusiast. Just rip all the superfluous bits off and replace the others with blingy aftermarket items. It’s not rocket science, and there’s a sense of achievement without breaking the bank. But try turning […]

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4 things nobody tells you about blogging

June 16, 2017

A lot of people don’t recognize and hardly understand the intricacies of blogging. Some go as far as dismissing it as some kind of hobby, rather than recognizing it as the business it is. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 things nobody tells you about blogging. Blogging is Not Some Get Rich […]

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Twitter Starts Rolling Out New Look for Web, Apps, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite

June 16, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Changes designed to make Twitter feel lighter, faster, and easier to use Update brings bolder headlines and more intuitive icons Users’ profile images changed from square-shaped to round Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well […]

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Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

June 16, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Foodpanda announces Dash, a logistics service for restaurants After a three-month pilot, Dash is going live now in 7 cities It will deliver orders originating from any source, not just Foodpanda Online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda on Thursday said it will provide third-party logistics services to its restaurant base across major cities, […]

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