Google to slow down hiring for the rest of 2022

Google is slowing down hiring processes for the rest of 2022. Google will continue to support its “most significant opportunities,” according to a memo from CEO Sundar Pichai to staff published by The Verge, and will focus on hiring engineering, technical, and other vital roles. Pichai’s memo comes only weeks after Meta announced similar restrictions after failing to meet revenue expectations. Google has historically been somewhat resilient to economic uncertainty, and its subsidiary company YouTube performed well in Q4 2020 – the first year of the COVID-19 epidemic. Its ad…

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TCS launches its 5th global research and innovation centre in Toronto

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) launched TCS Pace Port Toronto, its fifth global research and co-innovation centre. Pace Port Toronto, which spans 16,000 square feet, gives businesses access to the latest technologies and “breakthrough thinking” from TCS Research labs, start-ups, VCs, entrepreneurs, and academia – including the University of Toronto – as well as TCS’ network of Pace Ports in New York, Pittsburgh, Amsterdam, and Tokyo, according to a company statement on Wednesday. “By connecting to this collective ecosystem of innovators and intellectual property via TCS’ Co-Innovation Network (COINTM), Canadian companies…

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GAISA focuses on the power of AI in major industries

The third edition of the Global Artificial Intelligence summit and awards to raise the curtains on the 97th and 08th of October 2022 with a comprehensive focus on the strategic and tactical benefits of artificial intelligence in various sectors such as healthcare, education, agriculture, smart cities, and transportation. Organized by the All-India Council for robotics and automation (AICRA), the GAISA summit is an annual event dedicated to addressing the innovations that happened in the field of artificial intelligence. This season, the summit will bring together international and regional decision-makers, experts,…

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Top 5 innovative AI startups

In the international AI race, India has been one of the most dominant countries. The Indian government is providing millions of dollars in funding to AI start-ups. These AI start-ups in India are focused on developing new products and services to boost productivity and income in the domestic market. Let’s look at the top five innovative Indian AI start-ups. Avaamo Avaamo, a conversational AI platform, is one of the most innovative Indian AI start-ups in 2022. With Voice demo—patient scheduling, it provides immediate and personalised assistance to patients in the healthcare,…

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Top 5 robotic events/conferences 2022

Conferences, summits, and events are an excellent way to find and network with people who share your interests. Learners may utilize the platforms to learn about technology, techniques, and personal experiences dealing with data challenges. Robotics competitions have grown in popularity as the demand for robotics technology in a variety of industries has increased. We’ve put together a list of the top 5 robotics conferences and events to keep an eye on and attend in 2022. Technoxian world robotics championship The All India Council for Robotics and Automation organizes the…

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ROBOTICS IN INDIA: GROWTH AND FUTURE SCOPE

Robots are playing an increasingly important part in people’s lives. Robots can be found in manufacturing, restaurant service, receptionists, nurses, firefighters, and even as warriors. We all know that not all robots resemble humans (i.e. they are not humanoids). As a result, we frequently overlook the robots who have quietly but steadily infiltrated practically every facet of our lives. So, why are we talking about robotics now? Robotics has progressed to the point where a convergence of technologies will lead the robotics sector to explode soon. We have artificial intelligence…

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Zoom receives backlash for emotion-detecting AI

Zoom has caused a stir following reports that it is working on an AI system for detecting emotions. Protocol first reported on the system, which claims to scan users’ faces and speech to determine their emotions. Zoom went into greater detail about the system in a blog post last month. According to the company, ‘Zoom IQ’ will be especially useful for assisting salespeople in improving their pitches based on the emotions of call participants. Naturally, the system is viewed as dystopian and has received considerable criticism. over 25 rights groups…

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Biotech startup String Bio raises $20 million

String Bio announced on Monday that it has received a $20 million investment from Woodside Energy Group, Ankur Capital, Dare Ventures, Redstart, and Zenfold Ventures. String Bio also announced in a statement that it has signed a strategic development agreement with Woodside Energy Technologies Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Woodside Energy Group, for the production of sustainable protein ingredients from greenhouse gases. The company uses advances in biology, fermentation technology, chemistry, and process engineering to convert methane energy into a variety of value-added products. Products enabled by String’s platform…

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Meta’s new AI model to improve translation quality

Meta has unveiled NLLB-200, a new AI model that can translate 200 languages and improves quality by 44 percent on average. For a long time, translation apps have been fairly adept at the most common languages. Even if they do not provide an exact translation, it is usually close enough for the native speaker to understand. However, hundreds of millions of people in multilingual regions such as Africa and Asia continue to be underserved by translation services. In a press release, Meta wrote: “To help people connect better today and…

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HSI launches third edition of its startup incubator program

Humane Society International/India has announced the third edition of its annual Humane Entrepreneurship program, which is aimed at social entrepreneurs with early-stage startups focusing on animal welfare and environmental issues. The Humane Entrepreneurship Program provides early-stage funding to pioneering innovators in the fields of new plant-based, fermentation-based, and cell-based proteins, next-generation materials that replace animal products, and non-animal testing methodologies. The 6-month virtual program, which will be launched in September 2020, accelerates the growth of social entrepreneurs in India by providing selected participants with a holistic ecosystem of global mentors, expert…

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