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AI at the core of Google’s new moves on enterprise business
At Next 19, Google’s annual shindig for enterprise customers, developers and partners, the company announced a slew of new features making further inroads into the enterprise technology industry, traditionally dominated by services providers and digital transformation companies.
The Flipkart data view: Q&A with Mayur Datar, AI team
This time, last year, when FactorDaily had interviewed Flipkart’s chief data scientist Mayur Datar, the Indian e-commerce firm had less …
India’s bid to harness AI for healthcare
In the first week of March, Nikhil S Narayan, a data scientist from Bengaluru made his way to Xi’an, the …
Inside Gaana’s plans to fend off Spotify and others
Stakes are too high for the 8-year old Gaana to now start losing marketshare to rival music streaming companies in India. Here’s how it plans to fend off competition.
Digital India goes to poll in April but key social media challenges are yet to be addressed
India’s election watchdog, social media companies and a parliamentary committee have tried to rein in unlawful political advertising, fight fake news and track campaign expenditure on social media. But that may not be enough.
WhatsApp for Business ropes in resellers to add heft to distribution
WhatsApp has been partnering with dozens of third-party companies to resell WhatsApp for Business APIs for some months now.
How Xiaomi is gearing up to become an Internet giant in India
Xiaomi’s boardroom plans are quietly being rolled out in India, laying the foundation for a much bigger play that might set it up to become one of the largest diversified technology companies in the country.
The man from Ukhra helping whistleblowers stay invisible
Living in the age of snoops can be difficult. It’s hard enough to escape garden variety profiling, let alone become …
Inside the world of India’s cyborg artists
On an evening in late May last year, towards the end of summer in Bengaluru, Harshit Agrawal started thinking about …
India has problems that the West does not have and that’s an advantage
In this interview, professor Mausam of IIT-Delhi talks about his approach to solving India’s data problem and his work on Markov Decision Process and crowdsourcing.
Facebook crackdown is pulling the plug on ad transparency tools
Facebook’s crackdown on third-party plugins to limit adblockers is hurting political ad transparency as it also shuts down tools built …
It could be the battery of the future if this startup succeeds
Log9 Materials, the startup with digs close to the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, is, in fact, poised to enter the multibillion-dollar energy sector that’s on the cusp of a change towards cleaner sources of power.
Why free software evangelist Richard Stallman is haunted by Stalin’s dream
Despite his eccentricities, and views that some might consider extreme, Stallman the idealist, the ultimate free software evangelist, is a crowd-puller even in small-town India.