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    1. ‘Tamil is not for sale’

      ‘Tamil is not for sale’

      June 12, 2017 09:21 09:21 IST more-in All the products of this cost accountant are open source He dropped out of school in the eleventh standard. All his later education was through experience and correspondence courses. But his contribution to the development of Tamil computing has kept pace with changing tide and time. The outstanding contribution of this unsung hero from Dindigul is www.tamilpulavar.org , which will significantly improve the learning of Tamil even for native speakers.

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    2. City sees spurt in language learners

      City sees spurt in language learners

      June 03, 2017 23:19 23:19 IST more-in 1,369 people register for Urdu and Arabic language courses this year There was never a dearth of language learners. But this June, the city seems to have churned out Urdu and Arabic learners by a dozen. A total of 1,369 people have registered for these language courses across the Centre and State-run institutes in the city, a 12% increase from 1,223 people who had registered for the course in June-2016.

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    3. Hate speech detection in tweets through Deep Learning

      Hate speech detection in tweets through Deep Learning

      Hate speech detection in tweets through Deep Learning April 26, 2017 12:39 IST Updated: April 26, 2017 12:39 IST Share Article April 26, 2017 12:39 IST Updated: April 26, 2017 12:39 IST more-in It’s a few words restricted to 160 characters, but the reach and impact of a single tweet goes way beyond. With 313 million monthly active users, and 1 billion unique monthly visits to sites with embedded tweets in over 40 languages, its influence is phenomenal to say the least.

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    4. Google unveils neural translation technology

      Google unveils neural translation technology

      April 25, 2017 19:49 IST Updated: April 25, 2017 19:50 IST more-in ‘300 mn. Indian language users may come online in 4 years’ Google said it had unveiled a new set of products and features for Indian languages to better serve the needs of Indians who were coming online rapidly. It said Google Translate will use a new ‘neural machine translation technology’ to translate between English and nine widely-used Indian languages. These include Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu.

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      Mentions: India Google Kannada
    5. A digital boost for the preservation of Sindhi

      A digital boost for the preservation of Sindhi

      April 10, 2017 19:22 19:23 IST more-in Some books on Sindhi literature were ready to be viewed and downloaded for teaching purposes. Digest this: the Sindhi language has 52 alphabets against 35 in Hindi; it has 101 words for ‘Elephant’; 28 commonly used words for camel, and an equal number of words for water. Its vast lexicon lent it the sobriquet of being the most ‘oxygenated language’.

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      Mentions: Firefox India Kannada
    6. The reign of English as the language of science

      The reign of English as the language of science

      February 18, 2017 23:10 23:10 IST more-in Gems of knowledge and wisdom become readily available to a wider world of scientists upon translation Depending on which source you access, there are anywhere from 17,000 to 28,000 academic journals around the world and 2.5 million articles published in them every year. Of these, anywhere between 15% and 35% of the journals are not in English language.

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    7. Its time India build a future around cognitive: IBM President

      Its time India build a future around cognitive: IBM President

      February 16, 2017 12:41 IST Updated: February 16, 2017 12:47 IST more-in She asked for a wise use of technologies in such a way that the industry “guides” the technology safely Global tech giant IBM has said working on cognitive computing that helps in decision making is the future for India, which is already a leader in information technology. “As a country, India has been digitising and digitising the world. The foundation is in place. Digital is the foundation.

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      Mentions: India Switzerland IBM
    8. Beacons of commerce in Dharavi

      Beacons of commerce in Dharavi

      January 06, 2017 00:50 06, 2017 00:50 IST more-in Last May, Chinmay Parab, a second-year Master’s student of interaction design at the Industrial Design Center (IDC) in IIT Powai, was pleasantly surprised to find that not only did the leather craftsmen in the area have access to high-speed internet — usually a WiFi router shared between several shops near each other — they were adept at video chats and using apps like IMO and WhatsApp.

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      Mentions: India Amazon Google
    9. 63 moon unveils new solution

      63 moon unveils new solution

      63 moon unveils new solution MUMBAI: December 02, 2016 22:46 IST Updated: December 02, 2016 22:46 IST Share Article December 02, 2016 22:46 IST Updated: December 02, 2016 22:46 IST more-in 63 moons technologies limited (formerly FTIL) has announced the introduction of new solutions on its ODIN platform that are based around Artificial Intelligence (AI); Social, Mobile, Analytics & Cloud (SMAC); Cognitive Computing and Natural Language Processing (NLP), the company said in statement.

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      Mentions: Mumbai
    10. IBM’s Watson helps doctors to fight cancer

      IBM’s Watson helps doctors to fight cancer

      company information Watson Supercomputer gets hidden insights from 15 million pages of medical content, including more than 200 medical textbooks. The computer combines Artificial Intelligence and analytical software to perform as a question answering machine. A 37-year-old Indian software engineer was recently diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer which was spreading fast in both her breasts. This increased the risk of both her breasts getting surgically removed.

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    11. Ratan Tata invests in AI start-up niki.ai

      Updated: May 19, 2016 23:38 IST Ratan Tata invests in AI start-up niki.ai Special Correspondent Tweet Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has invested an undisclosed amount in niki.ai, an artificial intelligence-based chatbot, according to a company statement. A chatbot is a computer programme designed to simulate the conversation or ‘chatter’ of a human beings, especially over the the Internet.

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      Mentions: IIT Kharagpur
    12. Manipal Hospitals fights cancer using IBM’s ‘Watson’

      Manipal Hospitals fights cancer using IBM’s ‘Watson’

      December 03, 2015 01:30 IST Updated: December 09, 2015 15:56 IST more-in “We are at an inflection point in India regarding cancer care” Manipal Hospitals corporate and teaching facilities will adopt IBM’s supercomputer, called Watson, to fight cancer, chief executive of the hospital Dr. Ajay Bakshi said. Watson uses natural language processing and machine learning to analyze large amounts of medical data to speed up the diagnosis process.

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