Digital India: Data empowerment will help all: Nandan Nilekani

08 AM ISTBCCLWhile Aadhaar eKYC has been revolutionary in making life simpler for people, it has been the basis for direct benefits transfers in any segment, Nilekani said.BENGALURU: Data is becoming central to people and governments across the world and data empowerment architecture in India would benefit all segments of the economy, said Nandan Nilekani, cofounder and chairman, Infosys.

Morgan Stanley Center of Excellence Readies Bank for AI’s Data Demands

Katherine Wetmur, Morgan Stanley's head of quality assurance and production management


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Morgan Stanley recently posted a profit of $2.In the dawn of AI-enabled decision making, the notion of data as a strategic asset is rising at companies such as Morgan Stanley.

trai: Barc uploads TV viewers' data after TRAI's notice

40 AM ISTGetty ImagesThe move came after Trai issued a show cause notice to Barc after it failed to comply with Trai’s directive to immediately release viewership data for the past weeks on its website.The move came after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) issued a show cause notice to Barc after it failed to comply with Trai’s directive to immediately release viewership data for the past weeks on its website.

India aviation industry: More demand than supply of talent in aviation sector: TeamLease data

MUMBAI | NEW DELHI: India’s aviation industry may be passing through turbulence because of the troubles at Jet Airways, but it is not a mayday call for professionals working with top airliners.Beyond cyclical headwinds, airliners are grappling with a gaping shortfall of talent, data from staffing firm TeamLease Services suggest.

Millicom Invests In State-of-the-Art Data Centers Across Latin America

This is in addition to three existing data centers in Panama stemming from the company’s recent acquisition of Cable Onda.Including the latest data center in Nicaragua, Millicom’s investment in improving data infrastructure in the region totals over $68 million.

Fed’s Bullard says spate of weaker data likely ‘temporary’

Louis Fed President James Bullard downplayed the recent inversion of the yield curve.“We’ve had a spate of weaker data, but I still think it is probably mostly temporary,” Bullard told reporters after a speech at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

PlaySimple Games brings on board Nitin Dhawan to lead data science and analytics

Under Dhawan’s leadership, the company aims to expand its partner network to be on the path of innovation and growth.Mobile social gaming company PlaySimple Games has appointed Nitin Dhawan as vice-president of data science and analytics.

Self-driving cars, IoT, data science, AI: how Udacity’s nanodegrees are skilling students for jobs in these new-age technologies


The demand for engineers skilled in the technologies of the future is billowing, but conventional colleges are ill-equipped to train students for these.Ed-tech unicorn Udacity is trying to bridge that gap with its short online courses, or nanodegrees.

Tesla Sales Slump as ’19 Starts Is Hinted At in State Data

ImageA Tesla Model S on display in Denver.According to a compilation of data from 23 states, registrations of new Tesla vehicles dropped significantly from January to February.

Telcos plan to use AI, data analytics to make networks smarter, more efficient ahead of 5G deployment

“Our telecom industry has evolved and changing the mindset of everyone to adopt digital and automation is the key now,” said Randeep Sekhon, chief technology officer at Bharti Airtel, India’s No 2 telecom operator.13 AM ISTTHE ECONOMIC TIMES"If we can use machine learning and artificial intelligence to predict a fault, we can make a more proactive net work,” Sekhon said.

API data reportedly show a more than 2 million-barrel decline in U.S. crude supplies

The API also reportedly showed that gasoline stockpiles were down 2.8 million barrels, while distillate inventories declined by 1.

Chartered Accountants rubbish claims of political influence in economic data

Getty ImagesThe new GDP series complies with the United Nations guidelines of 2008 for national accounts for the first time.They had in particular questioned the new series of GDP data and the recent revision that sharply increased growth to 8.

Academic Behind Cambridge Analytica Data Mining Sues Facebook for Defamation

Technology|Academic Behind Cambridge Analytica Data Mining Sues Facebook for DefamationImageAleksandr Kogan, whose app helped Cambridge Analytica collect Facebook users’ personal information, testifying before Congress in June.Since the full scope of Cambridge Analytica’s data mining was revealed last year, Facebook has repeatedly tried to shift blame for the privacy breach onto the academic, Aleksandr Kogan.

Facebook’s Data Deals Are Under Criminal Investigation

Technology|Facebook’s Data Deals Are Under Criminal InvestigationImageFacebook’s offices in Menlo Park, Calif.A federal grand jury is looking at partnerships that gave tech companies broad access to Facebook users’ information.