Paytm partners with startup for PMS foray

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma is launching Portfolio Management Scheme (PMS) The initiative is in collaboration with Mumbai based startup PMS Bazaar Vijay Shekar Sharma, the founder of Paytm NSE 2.97 percent, is launching a Portfolio Management Scheme (PMS) in collaboration with PMS Bazaar, a Mumbai-based start-up that would develop investment strategies. It will primarily invest in stocks, with big, mid, and small-cap businesses accounting for 95 percent of the assets. Other asset types include gold, exchange-traded funds, and debt. “At Paytm Money, we have leveraged technology to make investing…

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Standard AI confirmed the acquisition of ThirdEye Labs

Standard AI has seen an explosion in demand for its computer vision platform. It now confirms the acquisition of ThirdEye Labs, a UK-based computer vision company. Standard AI, a global leader in computer vision for retail, announced the completion of its acquisition of ThirdEye Labs, a UK-based computer vision company, as well as the addition of Sameer Qureshi, a former Tesla and Lyft executive, as its first-ever vice president of machine learning. Standard AI will expand the capabilities of the Standard AI platform in exciting new ways to drive forward…

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Kore.ai Extends Its Financing to $73.5 Million

Kore.ai has extended its Series C funding round with participation from NVIDIA. Kore.ai and NVIDIA will collaborate on accelerating innovation in the deployment of conversational AI-based platforms and solutions for enterprises.  The leading conversational AI software company Kore.ai announced that it has expanded its Series C funding round with NVIDIA’s participation. Kore.ai and NVIDIA will work on accelerating innovation in the implementation of conversational AI-based platforms and solutions for companies in connection with the investment. As the global corporate sector embraces digital transformation, it is becoming increasingly important to provide outstanding…

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upGrad merged its three India subsidiaries into one unit

upGrad has consolidated its three Indian subsidiaries—upGrad Campus, upGrad Jeet and upGrad KnowledgeHut. The three subsidiaries are in fact acquisitions that were rebranded by upGrad. upGrad has merged its three Indian subsidiaries—upGrad Campus, upGrad Jeet, and upGrad KnowledgeHut—to form a single parent company in India, at a time when the country’s edtech industry is experiencing tremendous churn. According to a statement issued Thursday, the merged business will provide the whole range of higher education technology offerings, appealing to both college students and working professionals. The three subsidiaries are really acquisitions…

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Medanta partners with Qure.ai to develop Ai solution to improve X-Ray efficiency

Global health limited Medanta collaborates with Qure.ai The partnership is expected to improve the efficiency of X-Ray based diagnosis Global Health Limited (Medanta) has partnered with Qure.ai, a developer of artificial intelligence technologies, to enhance and improve the efficacy of X-ray analysis for chest diseases. According to the company, this will allow doctors to make faster and more accurate diagnoses. Medanta has been using this solution over the last few months, said Pankaj Sahni, CEO, Medanta, and would now consider other use cases beyond X-rays. “We have started using this…

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Amazon-sponsored artwork that ‘learns’ peoples’ emotion debuts at Smithsonian

The sculpture titled “me+you” interprets human emotion as coloured patterns The artwork was sponsored by Amazon web services The Smithsonian exhibition is featuring a sculpture by Suchi reddy, sponsored by Amazon Web Services that employs artificial intelligence to integrate viewers’ feelings into the artwork. “me + you” is the title of the sculpture. It hears what you have to say about the future and renders your words into a display of coloured lights and patterns. Amazon donated 1,200 hours of programming to assist the artwork in translating speech to text…

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Paytm shares recover for two sessions: All you need to know

Shares of One97 Communications recovered sharply for the second session Paytm shares were trading nearly 16 per cent higher on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Shares of Paytm’s parent company One97 Communications recovered for the second straight session after falling sharply for the first two days. Paytm shares were trading nearly 16 per cent higher on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) at above Rs 1,700 apiece at 12:50 pm. The shares of the biggest digital payments provider gained about 16% on the NSE as well. Paytm’s market value has surpassed…

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Qualcomm to rebrand its Snapdragon chipsets

Qualcomm will change the 3 digit naming system of snapdragon chipsets. Snapdragon will also appear as a standalone entity going forward. Qualcomm has announced that its next flagship Snapdragon processor will be available on November 30. However, the upcoming mobile processor may not be comparable to the prior generation. This is due to Qualcomm’s intention to alter its name. The chipmaker said that it will abandon the three-digit numbering scheme in favour of a more simplified and memorable name for its Snapdragon processors. Not only that, but Qualcomm is separating Snapdragon…

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Amazon prime to increase the subscription charge from December 13

Amazon Prime subscription will get costlier from December. This means that the yearly plan which is priced at Rs 999, will cost Rs 1499. Amazon Prime subscriptions will become more costly starting in December. Amazon previously announced that the rates of its subscription plans will be raised, but did not specify when the new costs would be implemented. However, a new screenshot from Amazon confirms that subscription plans would become more expensive starting December 13. Amazon revealed to Gadgets 360 last month that the prime membership tiers will become more…

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Apple files patent for an “All glass iPhone”

Apple has filed a new patent that shows an all-glass iPhone. The iPhone has glass on all six sides, according to the patent. If you’re a lover of the iPhone, you’ve probably seen videos or photos of an all-glass iPhone from the future. Aside from fans, Jony Ive, Apple’s former chief design officer, has shown interest in an iPhone built entirely of glass. Apple has recently filed a patent for an all-glass iPhone with the US Patent and Trademark Office, revealing that such a concept is in the cards. Not…

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